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Forint

The currency of Hungary. It was issued in 1946, not long before Hungary became a communist country. It was an inconvertible currency until the fall of the Iron Curtain, when Hungary transitioned to capitalism. It dealt with high inflation in the 1990s but stabilized afterwards.
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The forint was largely unfazed while bonds firmed slightly.
The Hungarian forint appreciated by 14% when calculating the average Hungarian forint/U.
The forint rebounded from morning falls of about 1.
Total quantity or scope: Overdraft 4 billion USD, that is worth four billion forints.
6 billion forints in the first quarter, below analysts' median forecast for 35.
Midday Friday the franc was worth 230 forints, while the euro traded at 270 forints.
7 billion Hungarian forints during the nine months ended September 30, 2001, as compared to 9.
Part 1: Overdraft 800 000 000 HUF, that is worth eight hundred million forints
3 billion forints from the same period of 2010 and was also up from 74.
5 billion Hungarian forints during the six months ended June 30, 2001, as compared to 5.
8 billion HUF, that is, eight billion - worth eight hundred million forints, in the form of credit contract"