agio


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agio

(ˈædʒɪəʊ)
n, pl -ios
1. (Banking & Finance)
a. the difference between the nominal and actual values of a currency
b. the charge payable for conversion of the less valuable currency
2. (Banking & Finance) a percentage payable for the exchange of one currency into another
3. (Banking & Finance) an allowance granted to compensate for differences in currency values, as on foreign bills of exchange
4. (Banking & Finance) an informal word for agiotage
[C17: from Italian, literally: ease]

agio

1. the exchange rate between the currencies of different nations.
2. the fee paid to effect an exchange of currency. See also agiotage.
See also: Finance
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.agio - a fee charged for exchanging currenciesagio - a fee charged for exchanging currencies
charge - the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
Translations

agio

n (Econ) → Aufgeld nt, → Agio nt
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