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Euro Slips, Aussie Dollar Lifts

Euro leaders squabble and the Russian ruble is rocked - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.

The euro slipped ahead of the European Union finance meeting in Poland. [RTT]

The internecine fight in Europe wore on as European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet fired back at German critics of its interventions. [FT]

The dollar held Thursday's gains ahead of the release of new consumer confidence data. [dailyfx.com]

Hopes for some easing of the European debt crisis drove the Australian dollar higher. [WSJ]

Political uncertainty in Russia drove the ruble to a 2011 low. [CNBC]

Remember how the Nordic currencies were recently hailed as the new safe haven? Never mind. [WSJ]

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