Austrian schilling


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Synonyms for Austrian schilling

formerly the basic unit of money in Austria

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The popular Steyr XII, manufactured between 1926 and 1929 and seen as the 'hit of its day' (68) (there were still 3,067 examples in Vienna in 1937--more than twenty per cent of all Viennese passenger cars), for example cost 264 Austrian schillings in vehicle taxes until 1935 and a further 400 Austrian schillings in insurance payments annually.
From 1974 to 1995, the Austrian National Bank unilaterally pegged the Austrian schilling to the Deutsche mark.
Finally, Money Services Austria will deal with exchanging Austrian schillings into euros.
It has been widely argued that the unilateral exchange rate targeting of the Austrian schilling to the German mark has fostered economic growth.
An Austrian schilling was simply another name for a Belgian or French franc, which was another name for the German mark.
a strong-currency policy to fight imported inflation by tying the Austrian schilling to the Deutschmark and, therefore, appreciating the schilling against the currencies of most other trading partners; and
Drink is pricey for Brits, who suffer as the Austrian Schilling is strong against the pound.
The difficulty is that the continuing strengthening of the Deutchsmark, the Netherlands guilder, the Austrian schilling and the Belgian franc is likely to cut farm support prices in these countries from the middle of April, while at the same time triggering big increases in direct subsidies to farmers across the whole European Community.
The currency turbulence of September 1992 and August 1993 left the Austrian schilling largely unscathed.
It remains unclear whether a simple last-resort lending operation, along the lines of the 1961 BIS swap operations, with short-term credit still outstanding after six months converted into long-term debt would have saved the Austrian schilling and stopped the wild-fire world-wide spread of deflation.
The 12 national currencies being replaced by the euro from January 1 are the French franc, German mark, Spanish peseta, Dutch guilder, Italian lira, Greek drachma, Irish punt, Austrian schilling, Portuguese escudo, Belgian franc, Luxembourg franc, and Finnish markka.
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