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Eight African countries sever currency ties with France
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Eight African countries sever currency ties with France

Former French colonies to replace the CFA franc with the eco
23 Dec 2019
Does Trump want to wage a global currency war?
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Does Trump want to wage a global currency war?

US president has warned EU attempts to hold down euro exchange rate will be deemed provocation
21 Jun 2019
How would Italy’s ‘parallel currency’ work?
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How would Italy’s ‘parallel currency’ work?

Deputy prime minister hints at nuclear fiscal option in defiant riposte to EU ultimatum
31 May 2019
Brits stockpiling euros ahead of Brexit
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Brits stockpiling euros ahead of Brexit

Travellers fear crashing out with no deal could cause the pound to tank
19 Feb 2019
Italy steps back from euro referendum threat
5 Star founder Beppe Brillo has long called for a referendum on the euro
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Italy steps back from euro referendum threat

Currency plebiscite ‘not in the governing coalition’s contract and will not be pursued’ says deputy prime minister
30 Jul 2018
Cameron calls for 'course correction' in Western politics
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Cameron calls for 'course correction' in Western politics

Politicians must put greater emphasis on helping those left behind, says former prime minister in US speech
9 Dec 2016
Greece crisis: has bailout ended threat of Grexit?
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Greece crisis: has bailout ended threat of Grexit?

Economic targets remain ambitious and the political situation is far from settled
20 Aug 2015

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Greece travel advice: how crisis may affect your finances
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Greece travel advice: how crisis may affect your finances

It's not just holiday money – savings and mortgage rates could also be affected by the Greek crisis
13 Jul 2015
Leftover foreign currency: what to do with it
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Leftover foreign currency: what to do with it

Do you have foreign cash piling up in drawers? Here's how to put it to good use
8 Jul 2015
US stock markets fall after Greek vote
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US stock markets fall after Greek vote

Wall Street slide mirrors falls in Asia and Europe as global 'Grexit' jitters take hold
6 Jul 2015
How Greek papers want their readers to vote
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How Greek papers want their readers to vote

Greece's notoriously partisan press is divided over whether Greeks should vote Yes or No in Sunday's referendum
2 Jul 2015
Greek crisis: a case of history repeating itself
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Greek crisis: a case of history repeating itself

If Greece leaves the euro, it won't be the first monetary exit for the Hellenic Republic
1 Jul 2015
SWISS FRANC: Surge in value leads to chaos
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SWISS FRANC: Surge in value leads to chaos

Why market turmoil followed decision to lift system pegging value of Swiss franc to the euro
15 Jan 2015
What currency should an independent Scotland adopt?
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What currency should an independent Scotland adopt?

If Scotland does vote for independence it must decide the future of its currency
13 Feb 2014
EUROZONE: Unemployment hits record high
Unemployed workers wait outside a government job centre in Madrid July 29, 2011. Spain's battered economy suffered more bad news as Moody's threatened to downgrade the country's rating and th
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EUROZONE: Unemployment hits record high

Euro falls as predictions of recovery confounded by record joblessness in first two months of year
3 Apr 2013
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30 Apr 2012
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