The euro loses its Ifo-induced bounce after the European Commission cuts its 2013 eurozone...

|By:, SA News Editor

The euro loses its Ifo-induced bounce after the European Commission cuts its 2013 eurozone growth forecasts and is now -0.1% vs the dollar. The EC also predicts that the recession will cause Spain, France and Portugal to miss their deficit targets, with Spain's shortfall to widen to 6.7% from 6.3% in 2012 rather than drop to the country's goal of 4.5%. (Map of country forecasts)