European banks, in a second repayment round for funding they received during the debt crisis, will pay back much less than expected, the European Central Bank said, and the euro fell. [FT]
The euro zone will not return to growth until 2014, the European Commission said, reversing earlier forecasts, and the euro weakened. [CNBC]
The British pound recovered slightly from its recent sharp fall against the dollar, but traders said it remained vulnerable. [CNBC]
The Swiss franc also clawed back recent losses against the dollar, but remained stable against the euro. [CNBC]
Australia's central bank chief said there is plenty of stimulus already in the economy, making further easing less likely, and the Australian and New Zealand dollars rose. [CNBC]
The British and Chinese central banks are going to discuss a three-year pound-yuan swap line to facilitate trade. [CNBC]
Vietnam's FX reserves rose by $18 billion in 2012, more than doubling, and the central bank said it will keep the dollar/dong rate stable. [CNBC]
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