Central Banking

Distribution of euros to start tomorrow

GERMANY - The mass distribution in Europe of new cash in euros begins tomorrow, when France, the Netherlands and Ireland begin to sell packets of euro coins to the public. Other countries will follow in the days ahead.

The sale of slightly more than 200 million of the starter kits, with a value of some 2.4 billion euros ($2.1 billion), is only a fraction of the 664 billion euros in coins and notes produced for the launch of euro cash on 1 January. But governments and central banks hope the ba

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