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Police detain a protester from India's main opposition Congress party during a protest in Kolkata

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Police detain a protester fromthe main opposition Congress party during a protest against the government’s decision to withdraw 500 and 1000 Indian rupee banknotes from circulation in Kolkata, India. Picture REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People gather in central Delhi for a protest against the government's decision to withdraw 500 and 1000 Indian rupee banknotes from circulation

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People gather in central Delhi for a protest against the government’s decision to withdraw 500 and 1000 Indian rupee banknotes from circulation.
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Indian villagers wait in a queue outside a bank to deposit and exchange 500 and 1000 rupee notes in Chandrapur Village, some 30 kms from Guwahati on November 15, 2016.  / AFP / Biju BORO        (Photo credit should read BIJU BORO/AFP/Getty Images) *** BEST

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Indian villagers wait in a queue outside a bank to deposit and exchange 500 and 1000 rupee notes in Chandrapur Village. Photo Biju Boro/AFP/Getty

A railway employee returns change to a passenger at a railway booking counter in Allahabad

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A railway employee returns change to a passenger at a railway booking counter in Allahabad, India, on Wednesday. Picture: Jitendra Prakash/Reuters

Central Bank of the Russian Federation

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Russian currency dropped to 100 roubles to the euro on Tuesday, after Russia’s central bank made a surprise move on Monday night to raise interest rates to 17%

A forensic scientist inspects euro banknotes which were damaged during the recent floods, at the money analyzing laboratory of Germany's Federal Reserve bank, Deutsche Bundesbank, in Mainz.

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A forensic scientist inspects euro banknotes which were damaged during the recent floods, at the money analyzing laboratory of Germany’s Federal Reserve bank, Deutsche Bundesbank, in Mainz.