Peseta


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Peseta

The former currency of Spain. It was introduced in 1869 when Spain joined the Latin Monetary Union and continued to be the currency even after the union was abolished in 1927. In 1959, Spain joined the Bretton Woods System and pegged the peseta to the U.S. dollar. The peseta was replaced by the euro in 2002.
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At one, Cambitur, he was charged a whopping 15 per cent to change pounds 200 into pesetas - that's pounds 30.
The Post Office is always handy, and gives a competitive rate for buying and selling currency, but they don't deal in peseta travellers cheques.
Travel giants Thomas Cook are scrapping their usual commission charge on pesetas for one day - and only north of the Border.
pesetas, to cover contingencies arising from liberalization (staff
But you will avoid any further charge for converting them into pesetas.
This moderate increase of revenues has been strongly impacted by the movement of the exchange rate of the Chilean peso and of the peseta versus the dollar, explaining the difference from the growth of revenues in local currency and in nominal terms (+16%).
Mutuafondo FIM (double-'Af'-plus) is a short maturity bond fund, invested primarily in Spanish Government securities and other highly rated fixed income securities denominated in Spanish peseta.
Its sales in peseta terms grew 14%, reflecting the favorable performance of basic telephony services and of long-distance, both national and international.
This expansion accounted for Spanish peseta (Ptas) 34 billion (about $238 million) between 1993 and 1998.
2% in peseta terms over 1996, boosted by the growth of mobile phones, cable television and fixed telephones.
It was because the Spanish club paid him in PESETAS instead of pounds.
Zeltia raised 48,320 million pesetas (36,742 million pesetas net) on 4 July, a 4-for-1 stock split on 29 August, and a 1-for-4 bonus issue approved 29 November, whose warrants were traded from 19 December 2000 to 2 January 2001.