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Ton

$100 million in bond trader's terms.
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TON

1. GOST 7.67 Latin three-letter geocode for Tonga. The code is used for transactions to and from Tongan bank accounts and for international shipping to Tonga. As with all GOST 7.67 codes, it is used primarily in Cyrillic alphabets.

2. Informal; in bond trading, $100 million.
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