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In the News (Sun 12 Nov 17)

  
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The banknotes and coins are issued jointly by all the central banks of the euro area; in Belgium’s case, that task falls to the National Bank.
In Belgium, the preparations for the introduction of the euro were coordinated by the General Commission for the Euro, set up on 22 November 1996 and dissolved on 30 April 2002.
The euro appeared in the pockets of residents of the euro area on 1 January 2002.
euro.fgov.be   (207 words)

  
  Euro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The euro coins are €2, €1, 50c, 20c, 10c, 5c, 2c and 1c (known as tinies for their small size), though the latter two are not minted in Finland or the Netherlands (but are still legal tender).
The euro was established by the provisions in the 1992 Maastricht Treaty on European Union that was used to establish an economic and monetary union.
The euro is the sole currency in Austria, Belgium, France, Finland, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Euro   (6511 words)

  
 XE.com - Information on the Euro Currency
Euro bank notes and coins began circulating in the above countries on January 1, 2002.
At that time, all transactions in those countries were valued in Euro, and the "old" notes and coins of these countries were gradually withdrawn from circulation.
A note about spelling and capitalization: the official spelling of the EUR currency unit in the English language is "euro", with a lower case "e".
www.xe.com /euro.htm   (620 words)

  
 Travelling in Europe - Money
The euro notes are identical in all countries but each country issues its own coins with one common side and one side displaying a distinctive national emblem.
Slovenia joined the euro area in October 2007 and the 11 other member states that have entered the EU since 2004 are committed to adopting the euro when they are ready.
Thanks to EU rules, withdrawing euro from a cash machine, making a card payment or a bank transfer in euro (up to €50 000) now costs you the same anywhere in the EU as it would cost you in your own country.
europa.eu /abc/travel/money/index_en.htm   (389 words)

  
 Euro
The euro is the official currency in 31 states and territories; 10 more will join the euro by 2008 and 8 others may join in the next six years; a further 27 peg their own currency to it.
The de facto peg to the euro is described as "the cornerstone of its monetary policy".
Despite support for the euro by the political and business establishment the result was 56.1% against, 41.8% in favour of Sweden adopting the euro as its currency.
www.wilkiecollins.demon.co.uk /euro/eurocountries.htm   (1166 words)

  
 Euro Information
The euro is the currency of thirteen Member States of the European Union.
In principle, the Government is in favour of UK membership of the euro but in practice the economic conditions must be right.
Information on the Government's work to ensure that the UK could make a smooth and cost effective changeover to the euro, if that is what Government, Parliament and the people, in a referendum, decide.
www.euro.gov.uk   (331 words)

  
 Euro Conversion FAQ for I.T. systems, euro currency, euro archive
Therefore conversions between national currencies in the euro are not like normal exchange rates with variable rates; they are simply a different measurement of the same underlying entity, just like pounds and kilogrammes are different scales of measurement of weight.
There is a fixed conversion rate between the euro and each participating currency and this is expressed to six significant figures (note not decimal places).
The famous "triangulation" rule is that to convert from one participating currency to another, you must convert via the euro and round the euro amount to not less than three decimal places.
www.sysmod.com /eurofaq.htm   (3064 words)

  
 Euro NCAP - For safer cars | HOME
Euro NCAP's aim is to provide motoring consumers - both drivers and the automotive industry - with a realistic and independent assessment of the safety performance of some of the most popular cars sold in Europe.
Today, Euro NCAP releases the results for the Hyundai I-30, the Ford Mondeo, the Volkswagen Caddy ‘Life’ and the Volkswagen Tiguan.
Euro NCAP is also releasing the results for two more cars in the small family class, the Kia Cee’d and...
www.euroncap.com   (234 words)

  
 Euro - Wikimedia Commons
Deutsch: Der Euro (ISO:EUR) ist die offizielle Währung der Europäischen Union.
English: The Euro (ISO:EUR) is the official currency of the European Union.
Español: El Euro (ISO:EUR) es la moneda oficial de la Unión Europea.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Euro   (105 words)

  
 EMU and Euro information, articles, FAQ, IT resources, euro links, europapers, book, course
UK Euro Preparations Unit report Spring 2004 details the work done, and a forward work programme for consumer codes, codes of practice, communications plans, local authority changeover plans, and the Managed Transition Plan.
If consideration is not given to ensuring that new systems or upgrades are euro compatible they may need to be replaced in the event of a UK decision to join the euro, which could be well within their operating life.
The slogans of the euro campaigns, which have been launched in all the euro-area countries since the beginning of 2001, shed light on the key theme in each country.
www.sysmod.com /emu.htm   (2357 words)

  
 Euro Information
Euro notes are identical across the euro area.
These can be used anywhere within the euro area, regardless of country of issue.
The notes differ in size and colour by denomination with the values printed in large figures to facilitate recognition by the visually impaired.
www.euro.gov.uk /eurobanknotes.asp   (67 words)

  
 Technical Note TN1140: The Euro Currency Symbol
The Euro is the name of the proposed single currency symbol for the European Union.
According to the European Union, the Euro is scheduled to exist as banking currency beginning on January 1, 1999, and it will move into more general use with the introduction of coins and notes on January 1, 2002.
As stated by the Unicode Consortium's Unicode Technical Report #8: "The Euro character is encoded in the Unicode Standard as U+20AC EURO SIGN.
developer.apple.com /technotes/tn/tn1140.html   (4326 words)

  
 Revisited - The Real Reasons for the Upcoming War in Iraq: A Macroeconomic and Geostrategic Analysis of the Unspoken ...
However, the introduction of the euro is a significant new factor, and appears to be the primary threat to U.S. economic hegemony.
Should the euro challenge the dollar in strength, which essentially could include it in the denomination of the oil bill, it could be that a system may emerge which benefits more countries in the long-term.
So long as this remained the case, the euro was unlikely to become the major reserve currency: there is not a lot of point in stockpiling euros if every time you need to buy oil you have to change them into dollars.
www.ratical.org /ratville/CAH/RRiraqWar.html   (18063 words)

  
 EUROTRASH
How consumers can tell that it's the ten euro note and not other denominations that are causing the alleged effects is beyond me. Then again, if it's a problem, they could always lace the 5 euro note with Viagra to compensate...
The euro is obviously still in my mind as something new: I had a dream last night about getting lots of "foreign" euros in my change.
Their ultimate goal, besides the annihilation of the euro, is to end the never-ending Europeanization which totally undermines their good old values.
www.lightningfield.com /eurotrash   (1404 words)

  
 ECB: Euro foreign exchange reference rates
The reference rates are based on the regular daily concertation procedure between central banks within and outside the European System of Central Banks, which normally takes place at 2.15 p.m.
Euro foreign exchange reference rates as at 15 September 2006
For further information, please refer to the ECB press release: Additional reference exchange rates for the euro, 29 March 2005.
www.ecb.int /stats/exchange/eurofxref/html/index.en.html   (244 words)

  
 Economic and Financial Affairs - The euro, our currency
The euro is the currency of thirteen European Union countries, stretching from the Mediterranean to the Arctic Circle (namely Belgium, Germany, Greece, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Slovenia and Finland).
As from 1 January 2008, the euro will also be the currency of Cyprus and Malta.
Euro banknotes and coins have been in circulation since 1 January 2002 and are now a part of daily life for 315 million Europeans living in the euro area.
ec.europa.eu /economy_finance/euro/our_currency_en.htm   (130 words)

  
 Hostel-Euro Youth Hotel Muenchen Hostel Munich Hostels in Munich Jugendhotel Backpacker-accommodation
and in Bad Gastein (Austria) - Euro Youth Hostel in Munich and Euro Youth Hostel and Krone in Bad Gastein.
English: Euro Youth Hostel Munich - YOUTH HOTEL IN MUNICH - Backpacker hostel
Euro Youth Hostel - Muenchen - bietet preiswerte Unterkuenfte, Uebernachtungen nur 50 m vom
www.euro-youth-hotel.de   (206 words)

  
 uefa.com - UEFA EURO 2008™   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Zlatan Ibrahimović has told Sweden coach Lars Lagerbäck he will not be available for two UEFA EURO 2008™ qualifiers in a dispute over disciplinary matters.
UEFA EURO 2008™ co-hosts Switzerland will play Brazil in a friendly in Basle on 15 November in another precursor to the main event in two summers' time.
The UEFA EURO 2008™ tournament directors Christian Mutschler (Switzerland) and Christian Schmölzer (Austria) have discussed preparations with uefa.com.
www.uefa.com /Competitions/euro/index.html   (188 words)

  
 Euro Information | Business.com
Euro Currency Converter providing euro rates against other currencies.
Official Euro web site providing access to an electronic version of Infeuro, the European Commission's own newsletter on the euro, plus other sites with useful information on the single currency.
Commission responsible for monitoring and assessing the economies of EU states, furthering coordination of economic policies and surveillance of the remaining legal framework for the euro.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Euro&bdcr=1&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/financial_services/investment_banking_and_brokerage/sales_and_trading/forex/major_currencies/euro/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdct=20071122080324&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-81EFE8A6-8498-AC11-500F-A09A3889F9FC-ym   (336 words)

  
 ECBI - The Euro Changeover Board of Ireland
The Board was set up by Mr Charlie McCreevy TD Minister for Finance on 5 May 1998 and includes representatives from organisations representing a wide cross-section of Irish life.
This website is part of Ireland's National Information Programme on the changeover to the euro.
The ECBI co-ordinates the public information part of the Programme, while information for business is provided by Forfás.
www.irlgov.ie /ecbi-euro   (139 words)

  
 EURO - Home
EURO is the 'Association of European Operational Research Societies' within IFORS, the 'International Federation of Operational Research Societies'.
Its aim is to promote Operational Research throughout Europe.
Please visit the EURO Web Site Forum to send us comments and suggestions about this site.
www.euro-online.org /display.php?page=welcome   (58 words)

  
 Debian Euro HOWTO
5.2 The euro character gets lost when switching from X to console
5.6 I can input the euro character when running 'euro-test' but this behaviour is lost when X is restarted.
Debian Euro HOWTO version 1.2, june 4th 2003.
www.debian.org /doc/manuals/debian-euro-support   (198 words)

  
 EuroNews - the European News Channel
Oil prices continue to rise and closed near the 100 dollars a barrel milestone while the US currency remains weak.
Green corridors for EU starting at five billion euros
Cross-border, environment-friendly transportation projects head the EU's list of 30 major endeavors on which it plans...
www.euronews.net   (406 words)

  
 Follow your Euro notes in their tracks
EuroBillTracker (EBT) is an international non-profit volunteer project dedicated to tracking Euro notes around the world.
Obviously, the more people participate the more we know about the ways our Euro notes go.
Before you can track your notes you need to create an account and become a member of our community.
www.eurobilltracker.com   (177 words)

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