hard currency

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Noun1.hard currency - a currency that is not likely to depreciate suddenly in value; "the countries agreed to conduct their bilateral trade in hard currency, replacing previous barter arrangements"; "Germany once had a solid economy, good fiscal and monetary policies, and a hard currency"
currency - the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
2.hard currency - money in the form of bills or coinshard currency - money in the form of bills or coins; "there is a desperate shortage of hard cash"
currency - the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
change - money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency; "he got change for a twenty and used it to pay the taxi driver"
change - the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due; "I paid with a twenty and pocketed the change"
chickenfeed, chump change, small change - a trifling sum of money
pin money, pocket money, spending money - cash for day-to-day spending on incidental expenses
cold cash, ready cash, ready money - money in the form of cash that is readily available; "his wife was always a good source of ready cash"; "he paid cold cash for the TV set"
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Yasar's debt position and cost structure are vulnerable to the sharp depreciation of the Turkish lira against hard currencies that has occurred during 2018.
Meanwhile, the deposits of the private business sector at the end of December 2018 reached EGP 500.9bn, including EGP 320.384bn in local currency and the equivalent of EGP 180.525bn in hard currencies.
TEHRAN, April 10 (KUNA) -- Iran's central bank said Tuesday citizens should not possess more than 10,000 Euros or equivalent sum in other hard currencies. The sum of foreign currency to be carried by the public is 10,000 euros maximum or their equivalent in hard currencies, the bank said in a statement, cited by official media.
The law, he stressed, incriminates smuggling of hard currency, attempting to smuggle hard currency as well as dealing with it or handling hard currency outside the banks or institutions or persons specified by the central bank to deal in hard currencies.
"Now, we may be witnessing a second wave of this campaign: state-sponsored actors seeking to steal bitcoins and other virtual currencies as a means of evading sanctions and obtaining hard currencies to fund the regime," the report said.
"So, the hard currencies prices will be determined by the size of supply and demand in the parallel market," he further told Sudan Tribune .
Global Banking News-October 4, 2016--Bank of Japan official says digital currencies will take time to topple hard currencies
The India government, trying to get more Indian firms to sell to Iran, has decided that exports to Iran in Indian rupees will be entitled to subsidies normally only given to exporters who bring hard currencies to India.
RIYADH: ARAB NEWS/AL-EQTISADIAHThe volume of money transfers in the form of hard currencies remitted by foreigners (whether for personal purposes or to cover travel expenses) grew by 17.4 percent to SR112 billion in the first nine months of 2013 compared to SR95.4 billion in the similar period last year, according to a financial report.