Yen Lifts, British Pound Slips, Myanmar Loosens Up


Dipping consumer confidence lifts the dollar and a downward growth revision hits the pound - time for your FX Fix.

The dollar rose slightly after a disappointing consumer confidence report curbed risk appetite. [RTT]

Buying by Japanese exporters at the end of their fiscal year lifted the yen. [CNBC]

The British pound fell after a surprise downward revision to fourth-quarter growth. [FT]

Falling crude oil prices sent the Canadian dollar lower. [RTT]

Are investors getting the hedge they think from foreign-currency funds? []

Myanmar's kyat will have a managed floating exchange-rate system starting April 1. [WSJ]



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