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The Euro: From Concept to Currency

Who would have thought that Winston Churchill would be calling for a partnership between France and Germany in 1946, little more than 12 months after the end of World War II? There, in Zurich, he was one of those sowing the seeds of the rollercoaster ride we know today as the ‘Euro’ in his speech on his vision of a United States of Europe.

So, just where did the Euro come from, and why? 1946 until the present day – in less than five minutes… Continue reading

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