Money in Motion

Yen's on a Roll, Dollar Hangs on Jobs Report


Jobs data looms and central bankers talk tough - it's time for your FX Fix.

The dollar slipped ahead of the release of nonfarm payroll data. [WSJ]

Japan is prepared to intervene to halt the rise of the yen, and dollar-yen is near a three-month low. [Reuters]

Commodity exports lifted Australia's trade surplus and the Australian dollar rose. [FT]

Political pressure on the Swiss National Bank risks compromising its independence, the new chairman warned. [FT]

Non-manufacturing industriesin Chinaexpanded at a slower pace in January. []

The British services PMI exceeded expectations, raising the question of whether there will be any more quantitative easing there. []



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