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  Currency Converter for 164 Currencies
Trading currency with tighter spreads can improve your trading P/L. Try our Forex Trading platform to discover the FXTrade advantage.
FXConverter is a multilingual currency converter for over 164 currencies and 3 metals.
OANDA provides currency data services for your office or corporate website.
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 XE - Universal Currency Converter
The XE Universal Currency Converter®, the world's most popular currency tool, lets you to perform currency and foreign exchange rate calculations, using live, up-to-the-minute mid-market currency rates.
For 24-hour online currency trading on the Forex Market, try FXCM, a service that allows you to buy and sell foreign exchange positions in real time.
Learn more about the three-letter currency codes used above, or have a look at our list of world currency symbols.
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  XE.com - Universal Currency Converter
Currencies that are obsolete -- or that are being phased out -- will be indicated by an asterisk (*).
Special units and precious metals are listed both alphabetically as well as in their own sections at the end of this list.
If you need more help, information is available on the three-letter currency codes used above, as well as world currency symbols.
www.xe.com /ucc   (281 words)

  Currency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Currencies can be classified as either floating currencies or fixed currencies based on their exchange rate regime.
Currency evolved from two basic innovations: the use of counters to assure that shipments arrived with the same goods that were shipped, and the use of silver ingots to represent stored value in the form of grain.
To find out which currency is used in a particular country, start at the countries of the world or look at the table of historical exchange rates.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Currency   (2713 words)

 Currency Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A currency is a or unit of exchange, facilitating the transfer of goods and services within a currency zone.
A currency zone is a country or region in which a currency is the dominant medium of exchange.
Currency symbols are rendered obsolete by ISO 4217.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/c/cu/currency.html   (1072 words)

 Currency Devaluation and Revaluation - Fedpoints - Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Because currencies could not fluctuate to reflect the shift in relative macroeconomic conditions between the United States and other nations, the system of fixed exchange rates came under pressure.
An increase in the value of a currency is known as appreciation, and a decrease as depreciation.
Revaluation, which makes a currency more expensive, might be undertaken in an effort to reduce a current account surplus, where exports exceed imports, or to attempt to contain inflationary pressures.
www.newyorkfed.org /aboutthefed/fedpoint/fed38.html   (969 words)

Currency futures are treated like other types of futures; your accounting is a snap and you enjoy lower 60/40 blended tax rates.
Most currency traders seek to be treated like commodities and futures traders in that their trading gains and losses are treated as section 1256 contracts.
Currency traders who trade currency futures (regulated futures contracts – RFCs) are not affected by IRC section 988 because they are not trading in actual currencies.
www.greencompany.com /EducationCenter/GTTRecCurrency.shtml   (4273 words)

Examples of this system in the past was the gold standard, where the US Dollar was backed with gold stored at Fort Knox, and the British Pound Sterling, which was backed by one pound of sterling silver at its inception in 1158 in the hands of King Henry II.
Internationally, ISO 4217 codes are used instead of currency symbols, though currency symbols may be in common use in their respective countries.
Although the defined placement of the euro sign (€) is that it is placed before the amount, many countries which had their former currency sign placed in other positions are continuing to use the old position with the new currency.
www.knowledgefun.com /book/c/cu/currency.html   (1494 words)

 The Eurodollar
After the currency union begins, the country's monetary policy is determined by the supranational central bank and not by the domestic central bank.
Were the introduction of a single currency for Europe and the United States a purely economic concern, a Eurodollar and a supranational Global Reserve Bank probably would have been introduced long ago, because the economic benefits of a single currency exceed the costs.
With a single currency being used throughout the world, and multinational corporations operating in dozens or even a hundred different countries, the potential for war due to economic reasons would be reduced substantially.
www.globalfindata.com /articles/euro.htm   (5078 words)

 Currency   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A currency zone is a country or region in a specific currency is the dominant medium exchange.
Currencies pegged to the euro: Cape Verdian escudo CFA franc CFP franc Comoran francs Bulgarian lev Estonian kroon Lithuanian litas the convertible marka of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Internationally ISO 4217 codes are used instead of currency though currency symbols may be in common in their respective countries.
www.freeglossary.com /Currency   (1701 words)

 Currency Pair
The first currency of a currency pair is called the "base currency", and the second currency is called the "quote currency".
The currency pair shows how much of the quote currency is needed to purchase one unit of the base currency.
All forex trades involve the simultaneous buying of one currency and selling of another, but the currency pair itself can be thought of as a single unit, an instrument that is bought or sold.
www.investopedia.com /terms/c/currencypair.asp   (489 words)

 Currencies of the World
A currency followed by "(lim.flex.)" indicates that the currency exhibits limited flexibility vis-à-vis the currency named in the regime column.
Currency: drachma; Symbol: Dr; Subdivision: 100 lepta (sg.
Currency: króna; Symbol: IKr; Subdivision: 100 aurar (sg.
fx.sauder.ubc.ca /currency_list.html   (2433 words)

 Currency (Java 2 Platform SE v1.4.2)
Currencies are identified by their ISO 4217 currency codes.
See the ISO 4217 maintenance agency for more information, including a table of currency codes.
For example, for the original member countries of the European Monetary Union, the method returns the old national currencies until December 31, 2001, and the Euro from January 1, 2002, local time of the respective countries.
java.sun.com /j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/util/Currency.html   (467 words)

For example, Switzerland's official currency is the Swiss franc, and Japan's official currency is the yen.
An exception would be the euro, which is used as the currency for several European countries.
Investors often trade currency on the foreign exchange market, which is one of the most heavily traded markets in the world.
www.investopedia.com /terms/c/currency.asp   (328 words)

We believe that the world is presently undergoing a metamorphic change and that every one of us has a role to play in creating peace, harmony, and abundance for all.
BREAD is a local currency that residents of the Bay Area are using to pay for carpentry, bike repair, gardening, vegetables, food, childcare, house cleaning, and other goods and services.
BloomngHOURS is the hometown currency of Bloomington, IN, that has been in use for almost two years to barter or exchange goods and services.
www.greendove.net /currency.htm   (613 words)

 Currency Conversion
Type the amount of source currency in the input box.
Select the source and destination currencies using the scrolling selection boxes.
Note that there are far more currencies available than the initially displayed.
www.imc-ab.com /imccurrencyconverterGB.html   (160 words)

The main thing to remember when dealing with Chinese currency is the 5 Jiao note is not 5 RMB.
We've seen foreign tourists at the subway station confused as to why the 3 RMB ticket is not covered by their 5 Jiao (0.5 RMB) note.
The older, yellow type is larger and proved a big target with currency forgers but this style is dying out slowly.
www.beijingtraveltips.com /tips/money_1/currency.htm   (428 words)

 eBay Services : Currency Converter
To start, simply type the value of currency to convert in the amount box.
Next, select the source and destination currencies using the scrolling selection boxes.
When you are finished, push the "Perform Currency Conversion" button, and the results of your conversion will be displayed.
pages.ebay.co.uk /services/buyandsell/currencyconverter.html   (204 words)

 Travel Channel :: Currency Converters
This currency converter allows you to get up-to-date exchange rates around the world.
Enter the amount of currency you wish to exchange, then use the pulldown menus to select the currencies you would like to compare.
This cheat sheet allows you to create and print a handy currency guide to bring on your next trip.
travel.discovery.com /tools/converters/converters.html   (236 words)

 Rates and Statistics - Exchange Rates - 10-year currency converter - Bank of Canada
This data is intended primarily for people with a research interest in foreign exchange markets, and represents a sampling of currencies from various regions.
It is not meant to be an exhaustive listing of all world currencies.
The Agency accepts Bank of Canada exchange rates as the basis for calculations involving income and expenses that are denominated in foreign currencies.
www.bankofcanada.ca /en/rates/exchform.html   (191 words)

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 currency - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about currency
The type of money in use in a country;; for example, the US dollar, the Australian dollar, the UK pound sterling, and the Japanese yen.
In 2002 the twelve European countries known as the eurozone had their currencies replaced by the single currency of the European Union, the euro.
They were a great deal worse than the old Indian currency of clam-shells.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Currency   (149 words)

 Commonwealth Bank Group - Personal - Useful Tools - Foreign Exchange Calculator
Convert from a foreign currency to Australian Dollars.
Select the foreign currency you wish to convert from.
Enter the amount of foreign currency you wish to convert to Australian Dollars.
www.commbank.com.au /tools/fxcalc.htm   (162 words)

 Crane's - Currency
Crane and Company has manufactured currency and security papers for nearly 200 years.
United States Currency utilizes the most durable banknote paper in the world, achieving the longest life span of any paper currency, and Marathon High Durability substrate is the secret of the U.S. currency's success.
Since being awarded a patent in 1844 for banknote paper with embedded silk threads, Crane has been a leader in developing paper-based counterfeit deterrents, such as advanced security threads, watermarks, planchettes, security fibers, special additives, and fluorescent and phosphorescent elements.
www.crane.com /currency   (182 words)

 eBay Services : Currency Converter
Currencies that are obsolete -- or that are being phased out -- will be indicated by an asterisk (*).
Next come the top 85 currencies sorted by country or region name.
Universal Currency Converter Under license from XE.com · Terms of Use
pages.ebay.com /services/buyandsell/currencyconverter.html   (206 words)

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