Money in Motion

Euro Firms, Yen Lifts, British Pound Slips


Officials brace for the Greek election and it's tax time in Russia - time for your Friday FX Fix.

The euro rose close to three-week highs against the dollar after G20 officials said they are ready to inject liquidity if the Greek election roils markets. [CNBC]

The  G20 promise lifted the Australian and New Zealand dollars, but they were struggling to maintain as the Greek vote neared. [CNBC]

The Bank of Japan opted for no further monetary easing, and the yen rose. [FT]

Growing expectations that the Bank of England will inject more liquidity into the system sent the British pound lower. [FT]

A pilot scheme to make it easier for countries to settle trades in Chinese yuan was launched. [WSJ]

It's tax-payment time in Russia, and the ruble is firmer. [CNBC]



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