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Euro Timeline From Bretton Woods Agreement to ‘Fiscal Compact’

December 12, 2011

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Dec. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Following is a timeline of the key steps on the road to the euro currency, from the Bretton Woods conference in 1944 to last week’s agreement to set up a “fiscal compact” among countries using the single currency.

--With assistance from James G. Neuger in Brussels. Editors: Andrew Davis, Jones Hayden

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