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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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Leonia Corporate Bank had assets totaling Finnish markka (FIM) 44.
Fingrid owns the main grid installations and all its cash flow and net income for 1997 -- Finnish markka (FIM) 207 million (about $40 million) and FIM130 million, respectively, are derived from transmission services.
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)
0 million, or 19 cents a share, of foreign exchange gains, due primarily to the decline in the value of the Finnish Markka versus the U.
dollar in relation to the Finnish Markka, fueled our decision to build another vessel.

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