Money in Motion

Yen Slips, Dollar Lifts, Euro Manufacturing Slows


The yen takes a hit, the currency market slows down - it's time for your FX Fix.

The yen hit a seven-month low against the dollar after recent monetary easing by the Bank of Japan. [CNBC]

Growth in German manufacturing and services slowed in February, a new report showed, and the euro is under pressure. [CNBC]

The purchasing managers' index for the overall euro zone bloc also came in lower than expected. []

The Australian and New Zealand dollars nudged lower as investors took profits on the currencies after the Greek bailout deal. [CNBC]

The currency market is experiencing its first slowdown since the 2008 financial crisis. [WSJ]

The British pound hit a 10-week low against the euro after Monetary Policy Committee minutes showed some members had voted for more extensive quantitative easing. [FT]



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