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kro·na 1

n. pl. kro·nur (-nər)
See Table at currency.

[Icelandic króna, from Old Norse krūna, from Middle Low German krūne, krōne, ultimately from Latin corōna, wreath, crown (from the crown printed on the coin); see crown.]

kro·na 2

n. pl. kro·nor (-nôr′, -nər)
See Table at currency.

[Swedish, from Old Swedish krōna, from Middle Low German krūne, krōne; see krona1.]
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n, pl kronor (ˈkrəʊnə)
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Sweden, divided into 100 öre


n, pl -nur (-nə)
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Iceland, divided into 100 aurar
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(ˈkroʊ nə)

n., pl. -nor (-nôr).
the basic monetary unit of Sweden.
[1870–75; < Swedish; see kró na]


(ˈkroʊ nə)

n., pl. -nur (-nər)
the basic monetary unit of Iceland.
[1885–90; < Icelandic < Medieval Latin corōna gold coin (so called because it bore the imprint of a crown); see crown]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.krona - the basic unit of money in Sweden
Swedish monetary unit - monetary unit in Sweden
ore - a monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore equal 1 krona
2.krona - the basic unit of money in Iceland
Icelandic monetary unit - monetary unit in Iceland
eyrir - 100 aurar equal 1 krona in Iceland
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Opus Group AB (STO:OPUS) on Monday announced that it has mandated Swedbank AB as the sole arranger for a potential four-year, Swedish Krona denominated, senior, unsecured bond issue.
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Dollar 3.63000 3.65020 Canadian Dollar 2.86100 2.92400 Australian Dollar 2.86600 2.94700 New Zealand Dollar 2.64100 2.73200 Singapore Dollar 2.62500 2.68400 Hong Kong Dollar 0.44400 0.48600 Korean Won N/A 0.00370 Sterling Pound 4.63800 4.81000 Euro 4.12000 4.26200 Swiss Franc 3.74300 3.89900 Japanese Yen 0.03181 0.03318 Swedish Krona 0.43600 0.44400 Norwegian Krona 0.44600 0.45600 Danish Kroner 0.56100 0.57000 Indian Rupee 0.05500 0.05700 Pakistani Rupee N/A 0.03505 South African Rand N/A 0.29400 Turkish Lira 1.01700 1.09100 Gold/USD 1,238.30 1,239.10 Silver/USD 16.24 16.25 Platinum/USD 914.45 924.45
The repo rate was reduced to minus 0.50 percent from minus 0.35 percent&nbsp;as part of an unprecedented stimulus package&nbsp;launched last year to save the economy from deflation and keep the Swedish currency, the krona, from appreciating further.&nbsp;Due to the slump in energy costs&nbsp;and slow growth in property prices, inflation is expected to be lower in 2016 compared to a December forecast, Riksbank said in a ( statement Thursday.&nbsp;
The appreciation of the Swedish krona and, to a lesser degree, asset disposals weighed on net sales, which were down 4% to 25.274bn kronor.
Sweden's krona advanced after a report showed retail sales climbed.