Eritrean Nakfa

Eritrean Nakfa

The nakfa (ISO 4217 code: ERN) is the currency of Eritrea and was introduced on 8 November 1997 to replace the Ethiopian birr at par. The currency takes its name from the Eritrean town of Nakfa, site of the first major victory of the Eritrean War of Independence. The nakfa is divided into 100 cents. The nakfa is pegged to the US dollar at a fixed rate of USD$1 = ERN15. Prior to that it was officially pegged at USD$1 = ERN13.50, however black market rates available on the streets typically offered a rate of 22 nakfas per dollar.Between 18 November and 31 December 2015, the Bank of Eritrea began replacement of all nakfa banknotes. The banknote replacement initiative was designed to combat counterfeiting, the informal economy but primarily Sudanese human traffickers who had accepted payments in nakfa banknotes in exchange for transporting would-be migrants primarily to Europe. A consequence of this was substantial amounts of the country's currency existed in vast hoardings outside Eritrea. The plan to replace the country's currency was top secret and designed to prevent human traffickers bringing their funds back in time to exchange for the new banknotes. On 1 January 2016 the old nakfa banknotes ceased being recognized as legal tender, rendering external stockpiles of currency worthless.The current series of banknotes is the artwork of an Afro-American banknote designer, Clarence Holbert, and printed by German currency printer Giesecke & Devrient.

Canadian Dollar

Canadian Dollar

The Canadian dollar (symbol: $; code: CAD; French: dollar canadien) is the currency of Canada. It is abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or sometimes Can$ or C$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. It is divided into 100 cents (¢). Owing to the image of a loon on the one-dollar coin, the currency is sometimes referred to as the loonie by foreign exchange traders and analysts, as it is by Canadians in general, or huard in French. Accounting for approximately 2% of all global reserves, the Canadian dollar is the fifth most held reserve currency in the world, behind the U.S. dollar, the euro, the yen and the pound sterling. The Canadian dollar is popular with central banks because of Canada's relative economic soundness, the Canadian government's strong sovereign position, and the stability of the country's legal and political systems.

11 Eritrean Nakfa to Canadian Dollar exchange rates chart

11 ERN to CAD exchange rates graph
11 ERN to CAD Spot rate – This is known more formally as the ‘interbank’ rate. It is the rate banks or large financial institutions charge each other when trading significant amounts of foreign currency. In the business, this is sometimes referred to as a ‘spot rate’. It is not the tourist rate and you cannot buy currency at this rate, as you are buying relatively small amounts of foreign currency. In everyday life it is the same as the difference between wholesale and retail prices. The rates shown in financial newspapers and in broadcast media are usually the interbank rates.

11 ERN to CAD exchange rates table

Exchange ERN to CAD
11 Eritrean Nakfa = 0.971 Canadian Dollar
22 Eritrean Nakfa = 1.942 Canadian Dollar
55 Eritrean Nakfa = 4.854 Canadian Dollar
110 Eritrean Nakfa = 9.709 Canadian Dollar
Exchange Eritrean Nakfa to Canadian Dollar
11 Eritrean Nakfa to Canadian Dollar Cross rate – This is the rate we give to customers who want to exchange currencies that do not involve the local currency. For example, if you want to exchange Australian dollars into US dollars.

11 ERN to CAD exchange rates news

With border open, Ethiopia and Eritrea are back in business
With border open, Ethiopia and Eritrea are back in business

With border open, Ethiopia and Eritrea are back in business

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GIORNATA MONDIALE DELLA POSTA, L'UFFICIO DI ASMARA, ERITREA

Oggi, giornata mondiale della Posta. In Italia la Posta Regia è del 1862. In Eritrea, nella capitale Asmara, è costruita nel 1916, tra i primi edifici.

indicative neutral
'I was euphoric': Eritrea's joy becomes Ethiopia's burden amid huge exodus

As a sevenfold increase in the number of Eritrean refugees arriving in Ethiopia stretches regional resources, fears are growing that the border may close again

indicative negative
The peace deal with Ethiopia has not changed Afwerki's Eritrea

If anything, it has actually strengthened his regime.

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TSX closes down but fares better than U.S. markets as technology sector weakens | The Star

Canada’s main stock index fared better than American markets Monday even though all felt the brunt of brunt of technology sector weakness.

indicative positive
USD/CAD - Canadian Dollar Grinds Sideways

The Canadian dollar is grinding sideways in a narrow trading range. Canadian dollar sellers because of plunging oil prices are finding plenty of buyers because of expectations for higher domestic interest rates in December. The opposing views have re-enforced ...

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C$ notches one-week high as greenback broadly slides

Canadian dollar rises 0.2 percent against the greenback; Canadian manufacturing sales rise 0.2 percent in September; Canadian bond prices move higher.

conditional neutral
C$ climbs to one-week high as oil prices rise

* Canadian dollar rises 0.3 percent against the greenback; * Price of U.S. oil rises 2.3 percent; * Canadian manufacturing sales rise 0.2 percent in.

indicative positive

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