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Euro Slides, Pound Lifts, Japan Is Ready to Ease

Spanish stocks slip and the euro takes a hit - it's time for your FX Fix.

Heavy declines in Spanish stocks sent the euro lower. [Reuters]

The Bank of England appeared to rule out further easing in its latest meeting minutes, and the British pound rose. [WSJ]

Japan's central bank is prepared to ease if needed to maintain its price target, a top official said, and the yen slipped. [Reuters]

A revival in risk appetite lifted the Australian and New Zealand dollars. [CNBC]

HSBC launched in London a bond denominated in Chinese yuan. [AFP]

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