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Currencies rates online for Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) to Swiss Franc (CHF).
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The Hong Kong dollar (symbol: $; currency code: HKD) is the official currency of Hong Kong. It is sometimes abbreviated as HK$ to distinguish between it and other dollar-denominated currencies. One (1) Hong Kong dollar is equal to one hundred (100) cents.
The dollar is in use in Hong Kong and Macau and is issued by the Government of Hong Kong, HSBC, Standard Chartered, and the Bank of China. It is among the most heavily traded currencies in the foreign exchange market.
The Hong Kong dollar was adopted in 1935, after Hong Kong abandoned the silver standard.
The franc (symbol: CHF; currency code: CHF) is the official currency of Switzerland and Liechtenstein. One (1) franc is subdivided into one hundred (100) units, with one hundredth of a franc called a rappen (German), centime (French), centesimo (Italian) and rap (Romansh).
Historically, the Swiss franc is regarded as a safe-haven currency with almost no inflation. It is often used as a global reserve currency and is the sixth most traded currency in the world.
Prior to 1798, approximately 860 different coins were in circulation in Switzerland. The Helvetic Republic introduced a currency based on the Berne thaler in 1798, which lasted until the end of the Helvetic Republic in 1803. The franc was introduced as the monetary unit of Switzerland following the first Federal Coinage Act in 1850 and replaced the different currencies of the Swiss cantons.