Why the euro is on a losing streak

Norway’s $1.4tn sovereign wealth fund has become the biggest shareholder in UBS, a landmark antitrust trial between Google and the US government starts today, and the FT’s Mary McDougall explains why the euro is having such a tough time. 

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