Swiss Franc Soars, Australian Dollar Shines
The Swiss franc is soaring and so are prices in Australia. Time for your Friday FX Fix.
Ding dong: Fighting inflation, both Vietnam and Russia raised lending rates, which could push both the dong and the ruble higher. [Marketwatch]
Everybody still hates the dollar, which is close to a three-year low. [CNBC]
The Swiss franc, however, is climbing higher on talk of stronger than expected economic growth and potentially higher interest rates. [Reuters]
Consumer prices increased more than expected in Australia and the Aussie is moving higher on increasing expectations of an interest rate hike. [au.ibtimes.com]
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