Aussie Dollar Lifts, Traders Hope for Greek Deal


Greece dickers and Australia's central bank surprises - it's time for your FX Fix.

Traders clung to hopes that Greece would agree to terms of a rescue package, and the euro held its ground. [CNBC]

Still, a disappointing report on German industrial production is keeping the euro in check. []

In a surprise, the Reserve Bank of Australia refrained from cutting interest rates, and the Australian dollar rose. [FT]

The new Swiss National Bank chief affirmed his commitment to defending the floor in the Swiss franc-euro exchange rate. []

Japan confirmed an under-the-rader intervention in the currency markets in November. [WSJ]

Global foreign-exchange trading dropped for the first time since the financial crisis, a new report shows. [WSJ]



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