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  XE.com - World Currency Symbols
This symbol is composed of two sequential characters: a lower case "k" followed by a lower case "r".
The graphic symbol in the first column will always be visible, but the symbols in the other columns may or may not be available, depending on which fonts are installed on your computer.
No currency symbol is a hollow box; a hollow box always means that a font does not contain a symbol for that currency.
www.xe.com /symbols.php   (963 words)

  RATE-EXCHANGE.org - Currency Resources and Exchange-Rates
Most currencies traded on the Interbank market are floating-rate currencies, meaning that they are subject to the forces of supply and demand, and their exchange rates are determined primarily by the liquidity of the marketplace.
The forward rate is the value of a currency at a point either 30, 60 or 90 days into the future, and reflect the exchange rate on the day of future settlement.
Currency futures are forward rates pertaining to currency blocks of a set size.
rate-exchange.org   (1329 words)

 Understanding the language of Foreign Currency Trading
Free-floating currency rates are determined in a free-enterprise market environment where private businesses operate competitively with a minimum of government regulations and intervention.
Non-floating-rate currencies are controlled strictly by their respective governments and therefore are not as accessible for trade or as efficient in their pricing.
Currency futures prices are very similar to forward prices except that futures contracts are standardized in size, quote mechanism, and settlement dates, and they are executed on a regulated exchange by open outcry.
www.clarku.edu /faculty/mcallan/Econ308/Readings/FX_trading.htm   (2927 words)

 Currency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Currencies can be classified as either floating currencies or fixed currencies based on their exchange rate regime.
The origin of currency is the creation of a circulating medium of exchange based on a unit of account which quickly becomes a store of value.
Currency evolved from two basic innovations: the use of counters to assure that shipments arrived with the same goods that were shipped, and later with the use of silver ingots to represent stored value in the form of grain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Currency   (2431 words)

 FXDD - New to forex   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Since currencies are quoted in terms of the value of one against the value of another, a currency pair includes the "name" for both currencies, separated by a "/".
Since the Counter Currency is the part of the currency pair that fluctuates higher or lower, it determines the strength or weakness of both currencies in a currency pair.
Currencies trade in pips because exchanges of currencies for speculative reasons are generally for large amounts.
www.fxdd.com /new_to_forex.html   (1917 words)

 Currency Internationalization (i18n), Multi-currency architecture and Foreign Exchange (FX)
In addition, when redesigning the software to accommodate different or multiple currencies, the designer should be careful as to which aspects are determined either by user preference (which may in turn be indicated by locale), by regulation, by the nature of the application, or perhaps by other factors.
Currency formatting can affect number formats (see the example below where Swiss currency is formatted differently than Swiss numbers) and includes the placement of the currency designation (before or after the number) and whether it is a currency symbol, a 3-letter code, or a fuller description of the currency.
To use a character (such as a currency symbol) in a computer program or store it in a database, the character must be represented in the character encoding (code page) used by the program and database.
www.xencraft.com /resources/multi-currency.html   (3675 words)

 Supporting National Currencies in J2SE 1.4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Currency identifiers are ISO 4217 codes, which are 3 letter abbreviations.
The ability to print the EUR currency symbol instead of the currency code is dependent on the Java 2 Runtime Environment (J2RE) localization level.
The Euro symbol, for example, is provided for those Western European locales that will use the Euro currency by default or by other necessity in 2002.
www.joconner.com /javai18n/articles/CurrencyUpdate.html   (645 words)

 Unicode/ISO 10646 World Currency Symbols
The same symbol would be used in the UK to represent both Pound/Punt and Lira and whether the symbol has one or two cross-strokes is a matter of what is available in the typeface used.
However, until Unicode is better-supported by browsers, it may be prudent to use the Pound/Punt symbol (which is part of the basic HTML character set) for the Lira rather than use the correct Lira symbol that not everyone will be able to see, even though this risks the wrath of Italian purist typographers.
This usage is unfortunate since the florin symbol should always be slanted even in fonts which are otherwise unslanted while the African letter should follow the slant of the font - font designers have to choose which of the two rôles to design this symbol for.
www.jhall.demon.co.uk /currency/by_symbol.html   (806 words)

 WPDOS - Euro as Currency Symbol in Tables
It is, however, possible to use the euro as a currency symbol in WPDOS tables.
If you do not specifically select a currency symbol, the "Default" currency symbol is used, and WP finds the default symbol in the settings for the current language in the Language Resource File (WP.LRS).
Any other currency symbol, like the dollar sign or pound sterling, can still be used as a currency symbol by selecting it explicitly in the Table Format menu.
www.columbia.edu /~em36/wpdos/eurotable.html   (1098 words)

 NorthFinance Forex Broker > Currency Exchange, Begin Trading – Free Forex Software.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Forex currency exchange programs are listed in pairs in terms of the value of one currency against the value of another, a currency pair includes the "name" for both currencies (i.e.
The base in the currency exchange is always equal to one of the currency's monetary unit of exchange, for example 1 Dollar or 1 Pound.
Since it is this part of the currency exchange pair that fluctuates higher or lower, it determines the strength or weakness of both currencies in the pair.
www.northfinance.com /eng/forex/currency-exchange   (1123 words)

 Currency World Monitor
Also, countries themselves may change name (and their currency with them), or split into two or more new countries (with new currencies), or form new unions with other countries, or simply replace an old currency with a new one.
wrong currency names, inclusion of currencies which ceased to be legal tender, etc.) to begin with, as is often the case with lists which can be found on the internet and which are sometimes just a sum of unverified data from different sources.
Cloanto is a licensee of ISO 4217 currency codes and is immediately notified by the ISO 4217 Maintenance Agency whenever a change occurs.
www.currencysystem.com /currencyserver/monitor   (694 words)

 Currency Symbol - The GNU C Library
For example, many countries use the dollar as their monetary unit, and when dealing with international currencies it's important to specify that one is dealing with (say) Canadian dollars instead of U.S. dollars or Australian dollars.
We recommend printing the currency symbol before the amount, which is right for most countries.
Since all legal values contain a space at the end the string one either printf this space (if the currency symbol must appear in front and must be separated) or one has to avoid printing this character at all (especially when at the end of the string).
www.gnu.org /software/libc/manual/html_node/Currency-Symbol.html   (404 words)

 Currency Symbols - Fonts.com
Here’s a roundup of the currency symbols found in the character complement of most fonts.
The British Sterling, commonly referred to as the pound, is still the currency in England, Scotland and the United Kingdom’s territories.
Both Apple and Microsoft have included euro symbols in fonts distributed with their operating systems and applications since 1998, and most fonts released since then contain the euro symbol (it replaces the little-used international currency symbol).
www.fonts.com /AboutFonts/Articles/fyti/10-01-2004.htm   (447 words)

 XE.com - World Currency Symbols
To find how work with currency symbols in your documents, scroll down to the How To Work With Currency Symbols section at the end of this page.
To view and work with currency symbols on your computer, you first need to have fonts installed that are capable of displaying them.
If you want to send a document with a special currency symbol to someone else, then they will need to have the font for that symbol on their computer as well.
xe.com /symbols.php   (963 words)

 Special Characters In Excel
In a typical font such as Arial, there are some 200 different symbols available, including the British Pound sign £, the Euro Currency symbol €, and the copyright mark ©.
These symbols cannot be directly entered with a single key on a typical (US) keyboard.
For example, the Euro Currency symbol will appear in cell A128, which indicates that its code number is 128.
www.cpearson.com /excel/chars.htm   (800 words)

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A single global currency would likely have a new name which denotes its global use, such as "mundo", "global", or "eartha", just as the "euro" is currently for Europe.
One of the advantages of trading currencies over stocks is that you only have a few mayor currencies to trade rather than tens of thousands of stocks.
The Aldrich-Vreeland Act of 1908 had expanded the securities that banks could use to secure their currency, but this was regarded as unsatisfactory for the long run.
lycos.cs.cmu.edu /info/currency.html   (572 words)

 WDVL: HTML Special Characters and Browser Compatibility
Between these is a description of the symbol, and it's generally a shortened version of the full expression, so we get andbull; for a bullet point, and andcedil; for a standalone cedilla.
These are less memorable than symbolic references, but they correspond to just a single byte of data, so they can be useful if you are trying to optimise your pages for minimum download time.
Symbolic references are also sometimes referred to as entity references, and numeric references may also be called decimal references.
www.wdvl.com /Authoring/HTML/Entities   (818 words)

 Currency Settings
With this method, the exchange rate is defined by the number of units of the alternate currency that are equivalent to one unit of the base currency.
The Currency and Currency1 fields and tags can be used interchangeably to represent the base currency symbol and exchange rate.
Because of screen limitations, three currencies may be the practical limit to the number of currencies that can fit within a browser.
help.earthlink.net /websupport/mercantec/updateguide/techref3.html   (2631 words)

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The term currency sign in COBOL refers to the default character "$" used as a currency symbol (definition 4.52) in a picture-character-string and as the default currency string (definition 4.51) that appears in the edited format of monetary data items.
As an example, the currency strings "kr" and "SEK" can be represented in picture-character-strings by currency symbols "m" and "t" (for example), respectively, by defining them in a CURRENCY SIGN clause.
While not ideal, the historical terminology currency sign and default "$" are retained for compatibility with the previous edition of the COBOL standard.
www.ncits.org /tc_home/j4htm/m233/01-0555.doc   (268 words)

 FAQ: SXS: FX: Products   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Currency options and additional intra- and inter-currency spreads may be available at a later date.
Currency futures orders entered on GLOBEX are completely fungible with those entered via open outcry on the trading floor.
However, if any currency futures contract month is "deemed mature and liquid" by the Board of Directors and therefore, is restricted for dual trading, then the dual trading restrictions would apply to GLOBEX trading of this currency contract month during RTH.
www.cme.com /trading/prd/fx/sxs/faq2485.html   (2629 words)

 Currency Server - Home Page (currencyserver.com)
Currency Server was designed to be the most advanced currency-enabling component on the market.
It provides exchange rate information and currency conversion and rounding services to COM/ActiveX and to.NET and SOAP Web service clients on any platform, and supports a larger number of independent providers of exchange rate data than other tools.
Currency Server is one of the fastest and most cost-effective tools to add value to an e-commerce site.
www.currencysystem.com /currencyserver   (536 words)

 International Currency Symbols | Translation Service for Companies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Below is a table of some of the world's major currency symbols and their abbreviations.
Please use our free currency converter if you'd like to find out what an amount quoted to you on one currency means in yours, or visit the main part of our site if interested in the services of Europe's leading translation company.
If there are additional currencies and symbols you'd like to let us know about and have included here, please contact London's translation company here.
www.lingo24.com /currency_symbols.html   (149 words)

 Euro Currency IR Symbols
Currency rates supplied by The WM Company in conjunction with Reuters.
There is 10-years of data available for each of the symbols below.
A number of rates were discontinued on 31-Dec-98 due to the introduction of the Euro.
www.thefinancials.com /vortex/MarketLegend_IR.html   (53 words)

 Currency Updates in J2SE 1.4
However, it hasn't always been able to easily combine the formatting preferences of onelocale with the currency of another.
currency symbol instead of the currency code is dependent on the Java 2 Runtime Environment (J2RE) localization level.
The Euro symbol, for example, is provided for those Western European locales that will use the Euro currency by default or by other common necessity in 2002.
developers.sun.com /dev/gadc/technicalpublications/articles/java1.4currency.html   (588 words)

 CurrencyNameProvider (Java Platform SE 6 b104)
Note that currency symbols are considered names when determining behaviors described in the
If no symbol can be determined, null should be returned.
the symbol of the given currency code for the specified locale, or null if the symbol is not available for the locale
java.sun.com /javase/6/docs/api/java/util/spi/CurrencyNameProvider.html   (213 words)

 Commonwealth Foreign Exchange - Currency Symbols   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Foreign currency symbols can be confusing, especially when various countries use different symbols for the same currencies.
Foreign currencies are recognized by a three letter code.
Following is a list of currencies and their respective symbols, ordered alphabetically.
www.comfex.com /services/currencies.html   (138 words)

 goDutch.com :: National currency symbols end centuries-long history
Many of them probably went through some kind of currency reform or devaluation at home before immersing themselves in a society abroad which was dominated by far different national coins, banknotes, symbols and values.
Changes in currency have gone on for many centuries, ever since a more-or-less standardized currency was put into place.
In the middle of the 13th century, the emerging power of the city of Florence, Italy, set the standard for modern-day coinage and as such was the origin of the guilder.
www.godutch.com /windmill/newsItem.asp?id=226   (980 words)

 XE.com - ISO 4217 Currency Code List
This is a list of global currencies and the three-character currency codes that we have found are generally used to represent them.
This page is not a list of symbols used in everyday life to denote that a number is a monetary value, such as the dollar sign "$", the Pound sign "£", and the Euro sign "€".
There are two columns below: one contains currencies sorted by the geographical areas in which they are used, and the other contains currencies sorted by their three-letter code.
www.xe.com /iso4217.php   (432 words)

 Currency Symbols - Test for Unicode support in Web browsers
Characters 8355, 8356, 8359 and 8364 are present in Microsoft’s WGL4 character set.
Character 8364 provides a Unicode equivalent for one of the characters in Apple’s MacRoman character set, and also in the latest version of Monotype’s Symbol font.
The characters that appear in the first column of the following table depend on the browser that you are using, the fonts installed on your computer, and the browser options you have chosen that determine the fonts used to display particular character sets, encodings or languages.
www.alanwood.net /unicode/currency_symbols.html   (245 words)

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