Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Risk Is On and Dollar's In the Dumps


Risk is in fashion and the U.S. dollar is not, but it's anchors aweigh for the Aussie — time for your Thursday FX Fix.

Low interest rates and the Standard & Poor's outlook change are driving the dollar index to August 2008 levels. [Reuters]

The yuan is hitting a record high against the dollar. [CNBC]

So is the Russian ruble, which has high oil prices as well as dollar weakness on its side. [CNBC]

Even the yen is holding steady against the dollar and the Swiss franc is stronger. [WSJ]

Think the Australian dollar is high? Get used to it. Australia's foreign minister says the country will not "manipulate" its currency. [dailyfx.com]


Tune In: CNBC's "Money in Motion Currency Trading" airs on Fridays at 5:30pm.

"Money in Motion Currency Trading" repeats on Saturdays at 7pm.