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U.S. Dollar

The currency of the United States. First issued in 1792, it is the currency used most often in international transactions. After World War II, most world currencies were pegged to the dollar, which was pegged to gold. In 1971, the dollar became a fiat currency. Nevertheless, many currencies are still pegged to the dollar, and it is one of the most important reserve currencies in the world.
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Following the above transactions of the relevant US Dollar and Sterling Shares, the total number of shares in issue in each share class of the Company will be as follows:
These central banks will continue to conduct US dollar liquidity-providing operations with a maturity of three months until 30 April 2014.
And the bank revised down its earnings for the first quarter by 459 million US dollars (pounds 296.
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Regardless, a weaker US dollar seems to be the trend that is most predictable.
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From a currency perspective, we maintained our position in the Japanese yen against the US dollar, and established a currency position against the US dollar via the Thai baht.
Net debt increased by US$62 million to US$1,571 million in the quarter largely as a result of translation of Euro and Rand debt into the group's reporting currency, the US Dollar, which has weakened during the period.
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SSE's obligation to acquire ASL is conditional upon a commitment of the bondholders of the outstanding US Dollar notes and UK Sterling bonds of AEPH to sell their bonds to ASL (or one of its subsidiaries) (the "Bond Offer") for 86% of their nominal value plus all accrued interest.