Safe Havens Look Hot and the Euro Sags


Options market signals flash and investors seek comfort in the dollar and yen - it's time for your FX Fix.

Safe haven currencies gained favor as investors fretted about the efficacy of central bank stimulus moves. [FT]

Growing concerns about Spain's delay in requesting a bailout dulled risk appetite and sent the British pound lower. [CNBC]

Worries about Spain and about a possible rating action by Moody's took the euro to a two-week low against the dollar and yen. [WSJ]

Options market gauges suggest indicate that investors expect the euro to become more volatile, and further losses could be in store [WSJ]

Weakness in Asian stock markets weighed on the Australian and New Zealand dollars. [CNBC]

New Zealand recorded its widest trade deficit since 2009, thanks partly to recent strength in the New Zealand dollar, but the kiwi was little changed. []



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