Peso

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Peso

The name of several currencies. The word originated as the Spanish term for a large, silver coin common in international trade in the 16th century. It is currently the name of currencies in several former colonies of Spain, particularly in Latin America. See also: Mexican peso.
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The yellow metal had lost Rs 1,575 Thursday last Sovereign, however, remained steady at Rs 25,300 per piece of eight gram.
Sovereigns lost Rs 50 to Rs 25,200 per piece of eight grams.
Sovereigns followed suit and shed Rs 50 to Rs 23,400 per piece of eight grams.
However, sovereigns found some local buying, following beginning of 'Navratra' festival and rose by Rs 400 to Rs 21,600 per piece of eight grams.
Sovereigns followed suit and shot up by Rs 200 to a new peak of Rs 19,800 per piece of eight grams.