Euro Lifts, and the European Central Bank's Draghi Talks Tough
'Super Mario' is in the spotlight and the Swiss economy is shrinking - it's time for your FX Fix.
Hopes for action at the upcoming European Central Bank meeting sent the euro higher. [CNBC]
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the ECB can buy short-term sovereign bonds under European Union rules, and Italy's bond yields fell. [CNBC]
The Swiss economy unexpectedly contracted in the second quarter, but the Swiss franc shrugged off the news. [economictimes.indiatimes.com]
U.K. manufacturing activity declined slightly in August, and the British pounddrifted lower on the negative number. [dailyfx.com]
Australia's central bank left interest rates unchanged at its latest meeting, and the Australian dollar, and the Australian dollar moved higher. [RTT]
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