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Euro Gets Choppy, Bank of Japan Holds Steady


Negotiations and economic news roil the euro but Japan stays the course — it's time for your FX Fix.

Encouraging economic data arrived amid setbacks in Greece's talks with creditors, creating choppy euro trading. [Reuters]

The dollar was mixed ahead of the upcoming Fed meeting, amid a wave of corporate earnings reports and encouraging economic news from Europe. [Nasdaq]

Brazil's real weakened after inflation jumped and the finance minister again raised the prospect of forex intervention. [WSJ]

The Indian rupee hit a 10-week high on optimism about the euro zone's prospects. [WSJ]

The Bank of Japan kept interest rates steady, as expected, and warned about future growth. [Reuters]

Switzerland should maintain an expansionary monetary policy because inflation pressures are low, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. [RTT]



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