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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 truck I'm driving costs approximately Hungarian Forints HUF 40 million (Euro 150,000), and another mothly HUF 2 million (Euro 7,500) to operate.
But the Czech koruna, the Lithuanian litas and the Slovakian koruna have all appreciated, while the Hungarian forint, the Polish zloty and the Slovenian tolar have all fallen slightly, while the Romanian leu and the Turkish lira have lost well over half their value.
The Hungarian forint has plunged since the financial crisis.
1.0800 Hungarian Forint...............................309.2904 New Zealand Dollar ...............................
Dr Cutler, 40, was awarded 750,000 Hungarian forint (more than pounds 2,200) and her work will now be featured in a solo exhibit at the International Ceramics Studio Museion in the Hungarian capital, Budapest.
BNP advises clients to take "long" positions in the rand, shekel and lira while "shorting" the Hungarian forint, Polish zloty and Czech koruna, Elisabeth Gruie, an emerging-market currency strategist in London, told Bloomberg agency.
By filling in the Bid (Bidding Statement) you must enter one amount in Hungarian Forint.
Australian dollar 1.72 Bulgarian Lev 2.19 Canadian dollar 1.70 Croatian Kuna 8.49 Czech Koruna 30.02 Egyptian Pounds 10.83 Euro 1.15 Hungarian Forint 347.26 NZ dollar 1.91 Polish Zloty 4.75 S African Rand 19.44 Swiss Franc 1.25 Thai Baht 43.63 Turkish Lira 3.64 UAE Dirham 4.69 US Dollar 1.29 0% commission foreign currency available at any Post Office branch or at www.postoffice.co.uk or call 0845 850 0900 YOUR HOLIDAY PS
Australian Dollar 1.76 Bulgarian Lev 2.17 Canadian Dollar 1.66 Croatian Kuna 8.46 Czech Koruna 30.27 Egyptian Pound 10.15 Euro 1.14 Hungarian Forint 332.86 NZ Dollar 1.90 Polish Zloty 4.66 S African Rand 15.94 Swiss Franc 1.39 Thai Baht 48.84 Turkish Lira 3.16 UAE Dirham 5.69 US Dollar 1.57
Credit Suisse (NYSE: CS) has said that the Hungarian forint could face more price pressures if Hungary is not able to secure aid from the IMF and other international agencies.
The Hungarian forint weakened to 271.26 per euro from 269.77 and the Romanian leu slipped to 4.1271 a euro from 4.1121.
The Hungarian forint is valued at 180 per franc and 250 against the euro.

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