Hungarian Forint

Hungarian Forint

The forint (sign: Ft; code: HUF) is the currency of Hungary. It was formerly divided into 100 fillér, but fillér coins are no longer in circulation. The introduction of the forint on 1 August 1946 was a crucial step in the post-World War II stabilization of the Hungarian economy, and the currency remained relatively stable until the 1980s. Transition to a market economy in the early 1990s adversely affected the value of the forint; inflation peaked at 35% in 1991. Since 2001, inflation is in single digits, and the forint has been declared fully convertible. As a member of the European Union, the long-term aim of the Hungarian government may be to replace the forint with the euro, but that does not appear to be likely until some time during the 2020s.

US Dollar

US Dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its territories per the United States Constitution since 1792. For most practical purposes, it is divided into 100 smaller cent (¢) units, but is occasionally divided into 1000 mills (₥) for accounting purposes. The circulating paper money consists of Federal Reserve Notes that are denominated in United States dollars (12 U.S.C. § 418). Since the suspension in 1971 of convertibility of paper U.S. currency into any precious metal, the U.S. dollar is, de facto, fiat money. As it is the most used in international transactions, the U.S. dollar is the world's primary reserve currency. Several countries use it as their official currency, and in many others it is the de facto currency. Besides the United States, it is also used as the sole currency in two British Overseas Territories in the Caribbean: the British Virgin Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands. A few countries use the Federal Reserve Notes for paper money, while still minting their own coins, or also accept U.S. dollar coins (such as the Sacagawea or presidential dollar). As of June 27, 2018, there are approximately $1.67 trillion in circulation, of which $1.62 trillion is in Federal Reserve notes (the remaining $50 billion is in the form of coins).

279 Hungarian Forint to US Dollar exchange rates chart

279 HUF to USD exchange rates graph
279 HUF to USD 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.

279 HUF to USD exchange rates table

Exchange HUF to USD
279 Hungarian Forint = 0.998 US Dollar
558 Hungarian Forint = 1.995 US Dollar
1395 Hungarian Forint = 4.988 US Dollar
2790 Hungarian Forint = 9.975 US Dollar
Exchange Hungarian Forint to US Dollar
279 Hungarian Forint to US 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.

Best HUF/USD rate at LA Currency in Los Angeles

279 HUF to USD exchange rates at LA Currency in Los Angeles
279 Hungarian Forint = 0.934 US Dollar
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279 HUF to USD exchange rates news

Dollar Exhibits Mixed Trend As Traders Look For Direction

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) - The US dollar is turning in a mixed performance against other major ...

about 16 hours conditional positive
Forex: J$131.36 to one US dollar

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Wednesday, January 16 ended trading at J$131.36 down b...

about 16 hours indicative negative
Jamaican dollar dips more than $1 against US in a day

The Jamaican dollar depreciated by $1.08 against the US dollar on Thursday, according to the trading summary from the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ). It closed at $130.65 again

7 days indicative negative

279 HUF to USD currency converter