Euro Slips, Dollar Lifts, Brazil Slows Down


Growth worries hit the euro, Brazil's growth slows, and Australia holds steady - it's time for your FX Fix.

Concerns about global economic growth sent the euro to a two-week low and lifted the dollar and yen. [CNBC]

The Australian and New Zealand dollars fell sharply on worries about Chinese economic growth. [CNBC]

As expected, the Reserve Bank of Australia held interest rates steady. [CNBC]

China hinted at a wider trading band for its currency. [FT]

Brazil's economy grew just 2.7% in 2011, a sharp slowdown, and the real weakened. [Reuters]



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