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Financial tax backed by France and Germany

Posted by seumasach on January 9, 2012

EuroNews

9th January, 2012

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy appeared relaxed when they faced the press following their first crisis meeting of 2012.

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Finance Minister Urpilainen supports financial transaction tax

Posted by seumasach on January 8, 2012

YLE.fi

8th January, 2012

Finland’s Finance Minister Jutta Urpilainen hopes a tax aimed at curbing currency speculation will be adopted widely across the EU. She added Finland was one of the keenest promoters of such a financial transaction tax within the union. Read the rest of this entry »

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