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Markka

The former currency of Finland. It was introduced in 1860, replacing the Russian ruble. Like most currencies, it was pegged to the U.S. dollar during the Bretton Woods period, and later to various currency baskets. It was replaced by the euro in 1999 and ceased circulating in 2002.
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Yesterday, 28 February, was the last official day of the Finnish markka.
In June 1991 the Finnish authorities announced the pegging of the Finnish markka to the ecu, following similar decisions by Sweden and Norway in the preceding months.
triple-'B'/Positive/--), for Finnish markka (FIM) 3.
The change of currencies in Finland, from the Finnish markka to the euro, has caused unnecessary price increases especially in the service and small business sectors, according to Finnish consumers.
Note: Figures in United States dollar and Finnish Markka contained
The bank enjoys an approximate 16% market share of Finnish markka deposits, 14% of Finnish markka advances to the public, and a 29% market share of foreign currency advances.
Leonia Corporate Bank had assets totaling Finnish markka (FIM) 44.
Postipankki is Finland's third-largest banking group, with total assets of Finnish markka (FIM) 127.
Merita Bank is the largest banking group in Finland, with total assets at June 30, 1997 of Finnish markka (FIM)279.
While this will change through Valmet's Finnish markka (FIM) 700 million cash offer to acquire Atlas Converting Equipment plc, the group will still have healthy capital structure with net debt to capital in April of 17% on a proforma basis (around 25% including operating leases).
hundred (500) Finnish markka and carrying two thousand (2,000)
may increase by a maximum of 47,500,000 Finnish markka and the

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