Money in Motion

Won Slides, Euro Dips, Dollar Gets a Lift


Kim Jong Il KOs the won, and the euro eases as investors get edgy - it's time for your FX Fix.

The death of North Korea's Kim Jong Il created uncertainty that gave the dollar a lift, while the euro inched lower on worries about the crisis. [CNBC]

South Korea's won tumbled on news of Kim Jong Il's death. [WSJ]

The European Central Bank's Mario Draghi warned of the costs of a euro zone breakup. [FT]

A near absence of U.S. economic data as the end of the year approaches could hurt market sentiment. []

A Dutch theme park ran a weekend promotion accepting guilders instead of euros. [FT]



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