Dollar's Strength Continues, Aussie Gets a Lift


The dollar stays aloft and Brazil talks tough - it's time for your FX Fix.

The dollar hovered near an 11-month high against the yen on growing optimism about the U.S. economy. [CNBC]

With investors scaling back positions in safe-haven Treasuries, the Australian dollar lifted. [CNBC]

The yen fell, and investors are watching to see if it loses its safe-haven status. [WSJ]

A quarter-point interest rate cut by Norway's central bank quickly sent the Norwegian krone sharply lower. [FT]

The Swiss National Bank raised its growth forecast and reaffirmed its intention to maintain its cap on the Swiss franc, which then rose. []

Minutes of a central bank meeting in Brazil show officials expect a key interest rates to approach historic lows. [Reuters]

India's monetary policymakers left interest rates unchanged, as expected, but talked tough about fiscal deficits. [Reuters]



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