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Dollar Lifts, Euro Slips, Peruvians Print Money

Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 8:14 AM ET

China warns on growth and the British are going shopping - it's time for your FX Fix.

Upbeat U.S. economic data pushed both Treasury yields and the dollar higher. [CNBC]

British retail sales unexpectedly rose in July, and the British pound lifted. [CNBC]

The combination of a warning from Chinaon its growth outlook and reduced prospects for Federal Reserve stimulus action weighed on the euro. [BBC, CNBC]

Asian stocks rose, lifting the Australian and New Zealand dollars. [CNBC]

Here's why printing counterfeit dollars is big business in Peru. [BBC]

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