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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 euro (symbol: €; currency code: EUR) is the official currency of the Eurozone, which comprises 19 member states of the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain). Since its introduction, the euro has been adopted by several sovereign states that are not part of the European Union and include the Principality of Andorra, the Principality of Monaco, the Republic of San Marino, and the Vatican City, as well as by a number territories, departments and sovereign states of Eurozone countries including the Azores, the Canary Islands, and the Madeira Islands, among others. One (1) euro is equal to one hundred (100) euro cents.
The euro is the second largest reserve currency in the world after the United States dollar. It is also the second most traded currency worldwide, while it is estimated that it has surpassed the U.S. dollar in terms of the combined value of banknotes and coins in circulation. It is estimated that the euro is used by approximately 337 million Europeans on a daily basis.
The euro replaced the European Currency Unit (ECU) as an accounting currency on January 1, 1999, at a ratio of 1:1. The circulation of euro coins and banknotes began on January 1, 2002.