Dollar Lifts, Spanish Bond Auctions Loom, Euros Build a House


North Korea rattles the won and Dublin has a billion-euro house - it's time for your FX Fix.

With the euro facing event risk and Treasury yields higher, the dollar rose against the single currency. [CNBC]

The yen fell against the dollar on concerns about North Korea's plan to launch a rocket. [WSJ]

German business sentiment unexpectedly rose - slightly - and the British pound got a lift. [RTT]

The Australian dollarrose, but imminent bond auctions in Europe and a European Union leaders' meeting weighed on the risk-sensitive currency. [WSJ]

Worries about North Korea's possible reaction to a nuclear security summit, along with dollar buying by importers, helped send the South Korean won lower. [WSJ]

Ever seen a billion-euro house? Check this out. [NYT]



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