Yen Lifts and the Swiss Go Shopping


Japan's finance minister said the yen has weakened more than intended, sending it sharply higher against the dollar. [CNBC]

The euro climbed off a two-week low hit after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi surprised markets by commenting on the euro's strength. [FT]

Euro sentiment remained weak in the wake of downbeat comments on the economic outlook from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. [CNBC]

Stronger than expected trade data from China revived optimism about the prospects for global growth and sent the dollar index lower. [FT]

The British pound selloff waned in the wake of comments Thursday by the Bank of England's next chief. [economy-news.co.uk]

Swiss retail sales rose sharply, sending the Swiss franc higher. [dailyfx.com]

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