The strongest traded currency of 2013 was the euro, according to CNBC. The euro was up 26 percent compared to the Japanese yen of that year. The exact measurement of a currency's strength depends on the comparison betwee... More »

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Some of the Forex retailers do trade in more obscure currencies, explains Investopedia. However, the more mainstream retailers trade in the most liquid and fluid currency sets. There are seven sets most commonly traded. More »

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There is no official currency of Antarctica. Antarctica is not a country, so it does not have the government structure necessary to issue money. Antarctic outposts use the currency of whatever nation owns the site, Lonel... More »

The German currency before the euro was the Deutsche mark or German mark. One mark was divided into 100 pfennig, just as one euro is divided into 100 cents. The Deutsche mark ceased to be legal tender immediately upon th... More »

As of 2014, Switzerland's currency is the Swiss franc, not the euro. Because the countries surrounding Switzerland use the euro, many businesses, especially those near the country's borders, accept euros. More »

Stay informed about the current euro rate by keeping up with key factors that affect currency valuations at Reuters.com. Follow the euro's valuation relative to other major currencies such as the U.S. dollar and Japanese... More »

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Spain, Portugal, France, Italy and Belgium all use the euro as their official currency, notes the European Commission. Slovenia, Germany and Austria are others. Lithuania, Latvia and Finland also use the euro. More »