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  • 21 may 2003

    Euro story : the culmination of the euro project

    For banks, the euro's arrival into the daily lives of the French population on January 1st 2002 represented the culmination of the extraordinary project that began to take shape at the end of 1997. The switchover to the single currency on the capital markets on January 1st 1999, the development of the book-entry euro in the second half of 2001 and the changeover of nearly all ATMs during the night of December 31st of the same year were unquestionable successes.

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