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EU's Barroso says euro cushioning oil price impact

Europe has been shielded from the effects of rising oil prices to some extent by the strength of the euro, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso told a French newspaper in an interview released on Saturday. “Today we buy a barrel of oil at 66 euros, whereas if there were perfect parity, we would be paying more than 100 euros,” Barroso told the weekly Journal du Dimanche. Full Story

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