Dollar Lifts, Euro Slips, Aussie Slides


The dollar awaits employment news and Australia has another trade deficit - it's time for your FX Fix.

The dollarrose after Federal Reserve meeting minutes suggested further monetary easing was unlikely, and ahead of a new employment report. []

After a lackluster Spanish bond auction and waning hopes for Fed easing, the euro hit a two-week low. [CNBC]

Australia logged its second monthly trade deficit in a row, and the Australian dollar sank. [WSJ]

The dollar-Canadian dollar cross approached parity on the report of the Fed meeting minutes and a solid U.S. mortgage-applications report. []

The Swiss franc was steady as investors awaited a decision on a new Swiss National Bank chief. []



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