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* Euro hits six-week highs vs dollar, five-year peak on yen * Strong U.S. payrolls data boosts risk appetite * Euro supported by higher money market rates in euro zone * Dollar falls to 1-1/2 month low vs Swiss franc By Anirban Nag LONDON, Dec 9 - The euro rose to a near six-week high against the dollar and close to a five-year peak versus the yen on Monday, after strong U.S. payrolls data and Chinese trade figures bolstered risk appetite. European stocks also
MADRID, Dec 8 - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy urged more unity for Europe and said a banking union for the region should be finalised this month, El Pais reported in an interview published on its website late on Sunday.
* Dollar fails to get much lift after upbeat U.S. jobs data
BERLIN, Dec 9 - Germany's trade surplus fell in October as firms' and households' increased appetite to spend saw import growth far outpace that of exports - a welcome move for struggling euro zone peers anxious to sell more to Europe's largest economy.