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Germany Lifts Euro, Copper Prices Dent Chilean Peso

Germans vote yes on bailout powers, commodity prices bite - it's time for your FX Fix.

Germany's parliament approved new powers for the euro zone's rescue fund, and the euro rose -but there are more hurdles. [marketwatch.com]

The dollar held steady after the unexpectedly overwhelming vote. [RTT]

Despite good news on the labor market, falling commodity prices pushed the Australian dollar lower. [WSJ]

The Chilean peso fell on tumbling copper prices. [Reuters]

The Russian ruble traded lower as the effects of the central bank's support earlier this week wore off. [CNBC]

That talk of China giving financial assistance to the euro zone? Not so fast. [Reuters]

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