Euro Lifts, Pound Sinks, Soros Talks Tough

Earnings lift the dollar and Panama wants in on the euro - it's time for your FX Fix.

Upbeat retail sales data and strong earnings from Citigroup lifted the dollar against the yen. [CNBC]

A Spanish bailout looks increasingly likely, and that prospect is sending the euro higher. []

U.K. inflation fell close to a three-year low, and the British pound slipped. []

Comments on the economy from Australia's central bank were less downbeat than feared, and the Australian dollar rose. []

Panama 's president told Germany' Angela Merkel Panama wants to adopt the euro as legal tender alongside the dollar. [CNBC]

Fund manager George Soros demanded that Germany prevent the euro from "destroying the European Union." [CNBC]





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