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Safe Havens Soar, Downdraft Down Under

The Swiss franc and yen are flying high as investors bail out of riskier currencies — it's time for your Tuesday FX Fix.

As the yen soars, Japanese policymakers voice growing alarm. [CNBC]

The Swiss franc is near record highs against the euro as investors look for safe havens, and the European Central Bank is busy in the secondary bond market. [CNBC]

With investors bailing out of riskier currencies, the Australian dollar briefly fell below parity with the U.S. dollar. [WSJ]

Some surprising currencies are holding up in the market tumult. Think Paraguay's guarani. [FT]

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