Euro Falls Sharply Against The Dollar

The Euro has fallen against the dollar in recent weeks because of anxiety over the financial crisis in Greece, and concern over prospects for economic recovery across the European Union.

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MONTAGNE: Europe's embattled currency, the euro, seesawed on international trading overnight, but is now steady at about $1.24. The euro has fallen sharply against the dollar in recent weeks because of anxiety over the financial crisis in Greece and concern over prospects for economic recovery across the European Union.

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