ECB's Noyer rejects euro ditching talk

European Central Bank Governing Council Member Christian Noyer has dismissed talk suggesting countries may leave the euro and said the rejection of the European Union's constitution by two of its founding members did not threaten the single currency.

"Clearly it's an absurd assumption," Noyer told French newspaper Le Parisien in an interview published on Saturday 4 June. "The euro is our currency, of the citizens of the 12 countries that have adopted it," he said.

"The euro is not at all

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