The European Central Bank is set to decide the fate of the 500-euro banknote, which many people associate with money laundering,
Russia is considering a common unit of account and currency for the EEU, while Kazakhstan is not eager to move forward with this project.
The euro rose after Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis announced his shock resignation, just hours after the cash-strapped nation rejected creditors' austerity demands in a landmark weekend referendum.
The euro fell against the dollar as Greece ordered all public agencies to pony up their financial reserves to help the debt-riddled government meet urgent payments.
A congress of Germany's anti-euro AfD party ending moved to streamline its leadership structure in a bid to be more effective after weeks of dispute within the fledgling group.
Kazakh economist Olzhas Khudaibergenov analyzes the joint statement of the Government and the National Bank of Kazakhstan and comments on their intention to de-dollarize the Kazakh economy.
Kazakh officials have responded to the remakrs of the chairman of the board of directors of Russia’s National Payment Council, who said that the EEU could see a ban on interstate transactions in dollars and euros.
One lucky French lottery player scooped a EuroMillions jackpot worth over 72 million euros on Friday, organisers La Francaise des Jeux (FDJ) said.
The dollar rose against the euro Thursday as investors pushed back into the greenback and sent US bond yields lower.
Fireworks will light up the skies above Riga when Latvia adopts the euro on January 1, but on the ground the feeling will be far from festive among those fearing the impact of the switch.
European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani said Wednesday the euro was overvalued and urged the zone's central bank to help exporters by weakening the single currency.
Euro-4 cars filled with Euro-2 petrol will still improve the ecological situation in Kazakhstan: official.
Euro-4 ecological standard will be introduced at the territory of Kazakhstan on July 1, 2013.
President Nicos Anastasiades vowed on Friday to keep Cyprus in the euro but had harsh words for international lenders behind the huge bailout that saved the island from bankruptcy.
The dollar dropped to its lowest level against the euro in three months Friday, the euro going above $1.31 as politicians in Washington appeared no closer to averting the economy-crunching fiscal cliff.
The euro slipped in Asian trade on Wednesday after a buying spree sparked by Greece's bailout deal fizzled owing to lingering concerns over Europe's sovereign debt problems.
The euro fell in Asian trade on Wednesday and shares eased after eurozone finance chiefs said they had failed to agree on a deal to unlock the latest batch of crucial bailout cash for Greece.
The dollar and euro climbed against the yen in Asia on Thursday as positive Chinese manufacturing data boosted risk sentiment, while traders were also looking ahead to a crucial US jobs report.
Germany's top court will hand down a momentous ruling on a new European crisis firewall Wednesday, in a decision with far-reaching implications for the future of the euro.
Moody's on Monday lowered the European Union's long-term issuer rating outlook from stable to negative, saying the move reflected credit risks of the bloc's key budget contributors.