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Swiss Franc Slips, Dollar Lifts

The euro zone is stressing and central bankers are talking - it's time for your FX Fix.

In a sign of euro zone stress, the European Central Bank made a dollar loan to a bank. [CNBC]

The Swiss franc fell on talk that the Swiss National Bank was intervening in the forwards market. [CNBC]

As global stocks tumbled, the dollar rallied. [RTT]

Top Japanese currency officials are discussing more steps to curb the yen's rise. [WSJ]

The British pound keeps rising as lackluster economic data at least looks better than the U.S. [WSJ]

The euro weakened against the dollar as stock and bond-market turmoil spread to currency markets. [WSJ]

With inflation rising, Iceland raised interest rates for the first time since its financial implosion. [ibtimes.com]

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