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Yen Stays Strong, Swiss Franc Falters

Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 8:07 AM ET

The Swiss franc slumps, the yen powers on, and George Soros has some suggestions - time for your FX Fix.

The Swiss franc hit two-week lows against the dollar and euro on talk of more central bank moves. [CNBC]

The dollar remained near extreme lows against the yen as traders ignored warnings from Japanese officials about halting the yen's rise. [RTT]

Asian emerging-market currencies may be a new safe haven. [WSJ]

The Australian and New Zealand dollars firmed as investors' risk appetite started to recover. [WSJ]

George Soros has some suggestions for fixing the euro zone crisis. [FT]

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