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  peso - Search Results - MSN Encarta
The basic unit of currency is the Colombian peso (2,321 pesos equal U.S.$1; 2005 average).
The peso (Spanish : "weight") is a unit of currency that originated in Spain and is now used by several former Spanish colonies.
The peso (originally established as the nuevo peso argentino or peso convertible) is the currency of Argentina.
ca.encarta.msn.com /peso.html   (167 words)

 Chilean Peso
The banknotes in Chilean peso are issued in 6 denominations that are 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000 and 20000 pesos.
Similarly, several shades of green, ochre, red, brown and blue colors are used to print the 1000 pesos note, shades of blue, violet, carmine, ochre, and orange colors are used for 2000 pesos banknote and red, ochre, brown and green colors are used to print 5000 pesos banknote.
Peso was made the national currency of Chile in 1851 and was also decimalized, centavo being made the subunit of the peso dividing it in 100 equal parts.
www.crnindia.com /currency/chile_peso.html   (1630 words)

 Chilean Peso - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
The monetary unit of Chile is the peso of 100 centavos (533.62 pesos equalled US$1; early 2007).
Argentine Peso, Chilean Peso, Colombian Peso, Dominican Republic Peso, Mexican Peso, Philippine Peso, Uruguayan Peso
Chilean Peso exchange rates against currencies in North and South America for November, 09
au.encarta.msn.com /Chilean_Peso.html   (144 words)

 International Economics - Historial Exchange Rate Regime of Asian Countries
Following the introduction of a new currency, Chilean Peso (Ch$), in September 1975, there were a series of depreciation of the unit.
The Chilean Peso (Ch$) was introduced to replace the Escudo at a ratio of E1000 = Ch$1, with a new Official Rate of Ch$6.40 per U.S. Dollar.
The official exchange rate of Peso (the Effective Rate) was again pegged to the U.S. Dollar, at a rate adjusted on a daily basis in line with the difference between the consumer price index of the previous month and the world inflation rate.
intl.econ.cuhk.edu.hk /exchange_rate_regime/index.php?cid=19   (3792 words)

 Geert Bekaert and Campbell R
The peso assets could be used only to reduce domestic debt or to acquire specified assets owned by domestic banks.
Restrictions on the use of peso assets obtained by residents and nonresidents at a discount abroad with foreign exchange not obtained in the official market were lifted.
Regulations governing the purchase of selected Chilean foreign debt instruments abroad and restricted related profit and capital remittances, were eliminated, thus lifting restrictions on the remittances of profits and the three-year holding for capital entered under these regulations.
www.duke.edu /~charvey/Country_risk/chronology/chile.htm   (4612 words)

 Chile's peso closes at 9-month high against dollar
The peso closed at 579.50/580.00 per dollar, a level not seen since Feb. 19, compared with Thursday's close of 586.00/586.50 per dollar.
The Chilean peso, which hit a year low against the dollar at 646.50 on June 11, began its latest swing upwards on Oct. 27, with the currency strengthening 4 percent against the greenback since then.
Lending a firm tone to the peso have been increasingly strong export figures, particularly that of copper, Chile's biggest export.
www.prisonplanet.com /Pages/Dec04/041204_peso_dollar.html   (272 words)

 Brazilian Real, Chilean Peso: Latin American Currency Preview , Powered by BusyTrade.com
Argentine peso: The central bank plans to step up oversight of foreign exchange trading, seeking to block bond trades that are used to make illegal foreign currency transfers, the bank said in an e-mailed statement yesterday.
Chilean peso: Gross domestic product probably advanced at an annual rate of 5.6 percent last quarter compared with a 5.2 percent clip in the third quarter, based on the median estimate of 10 economists in a Bloomberg survey.
Mexican peso: An index measuring the pace of inflation probably gained 0.13 percent in the two weeks through March 15, after a 0.07 percent increase in the prior report, according to the median estimate of 17 economists surveyed by Bloomberg.
brazil.busytrade.com /news/newsinfo.php?id=1854   (388 words)

  RATE-EXCHANGE.org - Chile Currency / Chilean Peso
The Chilean peso is the national currency of the República de Chile, and is regulated by Chile’s Central Bank.
The Chilean pension system is frequently cited as an ideal model by politicians in the United States of America, who are attempting to salvage their troubled plan managed by the Social Security Administration.
The peso had been divided into 100 centavos, but on account of escalating inflation, the practice was suspended in 1984.
rate-exchange.org /currency/chilean-peso.cfm   (406 words)

The Chilean peso appreciation in the first seven months of 2005 reached 3,78% with the US dollar this week trading in Santiago money markets in the range of 542/545 pesos, after having hit 535 pesos last week, the strongest in the last five years.
Chilean exporters concerned with the strong local currency and its impact on overseas sales, visited this week President Ricardo Lagos who minimized the situation arguing that it was part of "the ups and downs of the international economy".
Chilean market analysts coincide that a bull market for copper with record prices, the commodities export thrust together with the latest decisions regarding the Chinese Yuan, (Chile´s main cooper client) have influenced the surge of the Chilean peso.
www.falkland-malvinas.com /Detalle.asp?NUM=6279   (520 words)

 Bankintroductions.com - CHILE
The Argentine devaluation during 2001-02 where the Argentine peso fell from par to the USD to a figure close to 4 to 1 reflecting a 75 percent currency collapse did impact the Chilean peso, but not with devestating consequences.
The Chilean peso accordingly depreciated by 20 percent as it was floated.
In 1998, the peso came under significant exchange pressure as the current account deficit was in serious difficulties running at 5 percent of GDP directly correlated to the collapse in copper prices.
www.bankintroductions.com /chile.html   (1901 words)

 Chilean peso and Chile currency information including currency exchange rates
The Chilean peso (CLP), the official currency of Chile, replaced the escudo in 1975 (which replaced the old peso in 1960.) Since 1998 Chile's many external shocks has caused the peso to depreciate against the USD.
Chilean laws do not allow for a president to run for re-election at the end of his term.
The Chilean peso is also sensitive to copper, the country's top export.
www.gocurrency.com /countries/chile.htm   (806 words)

 Convert Chilean Pesos (CLP) and Cuban Pesos (CUP): Currency Exchange Rate Conversion Calculator
The Cuban Peso (CUP) is one of two currencies used in Cuba.
The Chilean Peso is divided into 100 centavos.
The Cuban Peso is the currency in Cuba (CU, CUB).
coinmill.com /CLP_CUP.html   (448 words)

 Chilean Peso - Pepe's Chilean Adoration Page
From México to Colombia to Argentina, the peso is the standard monetary unit.
The Chilean peso is fairly stable with a good exchange rate with the US dollar.
In 1975 the peso replaced the escudo (that in 1960 had replaced the old peso), with one peso equal to 1000 escudos.
www.joeskitchen.com /chile/pesos   (174 words)

 Peso | English | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
This is the famous Spanish dollar or “piece of eight” and later became called the peso.
The peso coin weighed 27 grams and was of 92 per cent pure silver.
It was the template for the coins of the United States and one silver dollar equaled exactly one peso.
www.babylon.com /definition/Peso   (198 words)

 Chilean peso rises as copper inventories fall
The Chilean peso rose for the first day in three after global stockpiles of copper, Chile's biggest export, fell near a 14-year low.
Versus the U.S. currency, the peso is up more than 6 percent since reaching its low for the year of 652.85 on June 10.
The Mexican peso fell 0.2 percent to 11.53 per dollar from 11.5037 late yesterday, its third decline in four days.
www.fsa.ulaval.ca /rdip/cal/lectures/aff_actualites/chilean_peso_rises_as_copp.htm   (411 words)

 Exchange Rate Chilean Peso - US Dollar, USD to CLP
This is the Chilean Peso Exchange Rate Calculator and is used to find currency exchange rates for any amount, not just the Chilean Peso.
Chilean Peso Exchange Rate information is updated every half hour.
Every attempt has been made to provide you with accurate Chilean Peso exchange rates, however, you should verify the accuracy of this US Dollar exchange rate information if your want to be absolutely sure.
www.iraqidinar.org /Exchange-Rate-CLP.htm   (192 words)

 RATE-EXCHANGE.org - Chile Currency / Chilean Peso
In spite of the fact that the country was run by a military government for almost two decades in the late 20th century, the economy prospered due to sound fiscal policies, nationalization of key industries, and an influx of foreign investment.
The region was first colonized by Spanish and Portuguese settlers in the 16th century, rapidly augmenting the native population with thousands of European immigrants.
The modern Chilean peso was introduced in 1975 to replace the escudo For many decades, Chile’s chief source of national income was derived from exports of copper.
converter-currency.com /currency/chilean-peso.cfm   (406 words)

 Library of Congress / Federal Research Division / Country Studies / Area Handbook Series / Chile / Glossary
Peso notes are for 500, 1,000, 5,000, and 10,000 pesos; coins are for 1, 5, 10, 50, and 100 pesos.
Official exchange rate of Chilean peso was pegged to United States dollar until July 3, 1992, at a rate adjusted at daily intervals and determined by monthly rates of national and world inflation.
A Chilean president may convoke a plebiscite, under Article 117, if the president totally rejects an amendment project approved by Congress, but the latter insists on the totality of the proposed law by three-fourths of the members in office in each Chamber.
lcweb2.loc.gov /frd/cs/chile/cl_glos.html   (3995 words)

Chile´s Finance minister Andres Velasco downplayed opposition criticism to the current appreciation of the Chilean currency against the US dollar and said the government is already addressing the issue with a tight savings and fiscal policy.
The soaring value of the Chilean peso which is edging closely to 500 to the US dollar (from 750 pesos in 2002/03) has set off warning alarms in several Chilean industries particularly those closely linked to exports.
Members of the opposition have suggested that the Chilean pensions funds which hold assets over 50 billion US dollars should be authorized to invest a higher portion of their holdings overseas.
www.mercopress.com /vernoticia.do?id=7667&formato=HTML   (524 words)

 Chilean peso firmest vs dlr in more than 8 years | News | Market News | Reuters
Chilean peso firmest vs dlr in more than 8 years
Chilean peso firmest vs dlr in more than 8 years
The peso, which has been gaining against the dollar due to a widening gap between Chilean and U.S. interest rates, was trading at 499.60/499.90 compared with Friday's close of 502.50/502.80.
www.reuters.com /article/marketsNews/idUKN0832742120071008?rpc=44   (259 words)

 Chilean peso closes at 7-week low on U.S. credit fears | Reuters
SANTIAGO, Aug 16 (Reuters) - The Chilean peso closed at a seven-week low on Thursday, as global markets slid on continued concerns about U.S. mortgage credits, traders said.
The Chilean peso (CHILJ: Quote, Profile, Research) fell 1.0 percent to 528.00/528.30 per dollar compared to Tuesday's close at 522.70/523.20.
It is the peso's weakest close since June 27, when it closed at 529.50/529.80 per dollar.
www.reuters.com /article/idUKN1644481420070816   (225 words)

 Chile stocks nearly flat, trade sluggish, peso off | Markets | Reuters
SANTIAGO, July 18 (Reuters) - Chilean stock indexes traded nearly flat on Wednesday in slow midday trade, as modest gains by electric utilities resisted the negative pull of foreign markets, while the peso slipped against the dollar.
Chilean inflation-adjusted five-year central bank bond yields fell to 2.73 percent, compared with the prior session's close at 2.78 percent.
The Chilean peso (CHILJ: Quote, Profile, Research) slipped 0.15 percent to 516.30/516.50 per dollar compared with Tuesday's close at 515.50/515.80.
uk.reuters.com /article/oilRpt/idUKN1839055120070718   (427 words)

 Bloomberg.com: Latin America
Mexican peso {MXN GPL D }: Mexican consumer prices may have risen 0.2 percent in the first half of March, according to the median forecast of 10 economists surveyed by Bloomberg News.
He told reporters the forward auctions weren't ``the ideal instrument to continue using for the time being.'' The peso gained 0.4 percent yesterday to 2,663 pesos to the dollar, extending its gain to 4.4 percent for the year.
Chilean peso {CLP GPL D }: A 74 percent rally in the futures price of copper, Chile's biggest export, in New York in the past year may brake a decline in the peso, said Julio Espinoza, an analyst at brokerage BICE Corredores de Bolsa in Santiago.
quote.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=adLFGChIqt5U&refer=latin_america   (359 words)

 Chilean currency: The Peso
The official currency in Chile is called Peso, the symbol for peso is the same as the dollar sign.
If you bring chilean pesos it is very likely that the rate of exchange will be very bad.
Because 1 peso is so little money, no decimals are ever used in prices.
www.ucv.cl /p4_pii/site/pags/20031120131120.html   (298 words)

 Bloomberg.com: Latin America
March 1 (Bloomberg) -- The Chilean peso fell the most since April against the dollar, the biggest fluctuation of any major currency today, on speculation higher yields on U.S. Treasury notes will diminish the appeal of peso-denominated debt.
Chilean policy makers will probably lift their 2.75 percent benchmark rate at a slower pace this year than the Federal Reserve, he said.
She forecasts the peso will drop to 600 per dollar by the end of the year.
www.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=10001059&sid=ahaGw4wGvszI&refer=movers_by_index   (670 words)

 Guardian International Currency Chilean Peso
The currency of Chile is called the Peso (pl. Pesos).
Peso banknotes are issued in the following denominations: 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000, and 20000 Pesos.
The import and export of all currencies is free.
www.guardianfx.com /information/south_america/chile.html   (65 words)

 Welcome to FreshPlaza
Chilean stocks widened gains across the board on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised benchmark interest rates in line with market expectations, and the peso advanced against the dollar.
Endesa Spain subsidiaries led trade amounts, with stock in Endesa Chile jumping 2.33 percent to 477 pesos and regional energy distributor Enersis surging 3.35 percent to 120.20 pesos a share.
On the foreign exchange market the Chilean peso rose 0.60 percent to 545.70/546.20 per dollar compared with Wednesday's close at 549.00/549.50.
www.freshplaza.com /2006/03jul/ec_cl_rise.htm   (279 words)

 GeographyIQ - Chilean Peso Exchange Rates - Current Exchange Rates
Chilean Peso exchange rates against currencies in North and South America as of 11/19/07
Chilean Peso exchange rates against currencies in Asia and Pacific as of 11/19/07
Chilean Peso exchange rates against currencies in Europe as of 11/19/07
www.geographyiq.com /php/exchange_rates.php?currency=CLP   (98 words)

 Forbes.com: Chilean stocks, peso fall for third day on oil
The IPSA index <.IPSA> of 40 leading issues fell 0.93 percent to 1,415.46 points while the broad-market IGPA gauge <.IGPA> was off 0.57 percent to 7,166.85 points, according to preliminary closing figures.
Enersis' American Depositary Receipt (nyse: ENI - news - people) fell 4.2 percent in New York to $5.93, but traders and analysts said they could not pinpoint a clear reason for the sell-off.
On the foreign exchange market, the peso currency slipped 0.39 percent to close at 642.00/642.50 per dollar compared with Monday's close of 639.50/640.00.
www.forbes.com /markets/newswire/2004/06/01/rtr1391345.html   (542 words)

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