Money in Motion

Yen Slips, Aussie Slides, Forint Gets a Lift


The rose against the yen after Japan's economics minister said his recent comments on the risks of a weak yen had been misunderstood. [CNBC]

Spain completed a successful bond auction, and yields fell slightly, sending the euro higher. [WSJ]

Worries about the Australian economy after a surprise dip in employment levels sent the Australian dollar lower. [FT]

A general improvement in risk appetite sent the British pound slightly higher against the dollar. []

The Hungarian forint jumped after a government official said a much stronger currency is desirable. [WSJ]

The IMF granted Greece its next tranche of aid. []

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