Sunny outlook for Cyprus and Malta

The Slovenes are no strangers to new currencies: since Ljubljana's decision to jettison the Yugoslav dinar in 1991, they have seen an interim coupon currency and then the Tolar come and go. Most took the euro in their stride. With Slovenia the only new accession country to join the single European currency this year, attention has turned to who will be next. Hungary's economic problems suggest it is unlikely to be a viable candidate until 2012 at least, whilst growing euro-scepticism in Poland s