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Tuesday, August 10, 1999 Published at 09:04 GMT 10:04 UK


Euro case study: Siemens
The introduction of the euro is being viewed with trepidation by many UK companies but the German industrial giant Siemens believes the key to a smooth transition is planning ahead.
Codename Euroland
Steve Levinson turns private eye to investigate the strange and unworldly powers of the European Central Bank.
New horizons for the euro investor
Investors in the eurozone have entered a world with much broader investment horizons that will reward shrewd investors but punish those that make bad decisions.
Consumer euro know-how
During the coming years, European Monetary Union will have a dramatic impact on the lives of consumers across the European Union, regardless of whether their country adopts the single currency or not.
Euro bonus for travellers
People in Europe have a choice: They can choose to ignore the single currency until euro coins and notes are introduced in 2002, or they can embrace it and save money and hassles.
Is your business ready for the euro?
Across Europe, thousands of companies are getting ready for the single currency, but many - especially in the UK - are still ill-informed and ill-prepared.
Surviving in euro land
What should companies do when they suddenly find that they have to deal in euros?
Crime without frontiers
European leaders are dreaming of a bright new world for the European currency - but the underworld is also rubbing its hands with glee at the Euro-potential for criminal enterprises.
Frankfurt vs London: The battle for supremacy
Will the advent of the euro mark the beginning of the end of London's position as the financial capital of Europe?
Will the euro rule the roost?
The birth of the euro is a significant event not just for the 11 EU countries joining, but also for the world monetary system - but will international traders want to hold the euro?
What is the ECB?
The European Central Bank is in charge of Europe's single currency, but how much power does it have?
Banking on the euro
Banking is one of the sectors most strongly affected by the euro, with further mergers and consolidations likely as competitive pressures intensify.



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