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Franc

The name for several current and former currencies. The original franc was issued by King John the Good of France in 1360. Various countries around France and most French colonies call their currencies the franc, though France itself discontinued the franc, replacing it with the euro in 1999.
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The paper contributes in several ways to the existing literature on the franc CFA zone and the impact of the peg to the euro area.
La Banque des Etats de l'Afrique centrale (BEAC) a publie, samedi, les cours des devises des banques face au franc CFA d'Afrique centrale.
La Banque des Etats de l'Afrique centrale (BEAC) a publie, vendredi, les cours des devises des banques face au franc CFA d'Afrique centrale.
L'ouguiya mauritanien affiche un leger repli face a l'euro, au franc CFA et reste stable vis-a-vis du dollar americain, selon les taux de change des principales monnaies etrangeres publies jeudi par la Banque centrale de Mauritanie (BCM).