Tongan Pa'anga

Tongan Pa'anga

The paʻanga is the currency of Tonga. It is controlled by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga (Pangikē Pule Fakafonua ʻo Tonga) in Nukuʻalofa. The paʻanga is not convertible and is pegged to a basket of currencies comprising the Australian, New Zealand, United States dollars and the Japanese yen. The paʻanga is subdivided into 100 seniti. The ISO code is TOP, and the usual abbreviation is T$ (¢ for seniti). In Tonga the paʻanga is often referred to in English as the dollar, the seniti as the cent and the hau as the union. There is also the unit of hau (1 hau = 100 paʻanga), but this is not used in everyday life and can only be found on commemorative coins of higher denominations.

British Pound

British Pound

The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha. It is subdivided into 100 pence (singular: penny, abbreviated: p). A number of nations that do not use sterling also have currencies called the pound. At various times, the pound sterling was commodity money or bank notes backed by silver or gold, but it is currently fiat money, backed only by the economy in the areas where it is accepted. The pound sterling is the world's oldest currency still in use and which has been in continuous use since its inception.Sterling is the fourth most-traded currency in the foreign exchange market, after the United States dollar, the euro, and the Japanese yen. Together with those three currencies and the Chinese yuan it forms the basket of currencies which calculate the value of IMF special drawing rights. Sterling is also the third most-held reserve currency in global reserves (about 4%).The British Crown dependencies of Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man produce their own local issues of sterling (the Guernsey pound, the Jersey pound and the Manx pound) which are considered fully equivalent to UK sterling in their respective regions. The pound sterling is also used in Gibraltar (alongside the Gibraltar pound), the Falkland Islands (alongside the Falkland Islands pound), Saint Helena and Ascension Island in Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (alongside the Saint Helena pound). The Bank of England is the central bank for the pound sterling, issuing its own coins and banknotes, and regulating issuance of banknotes by private banks in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Banknotes issued by other jurisdictions are not regulated by the Bank of England; local governments use Bank of England notes as backing for local issuance by allowing them to be exchanged 1:1 at face value.

2 Tongan Pa'anga to British Pound exchange rates chart

2 TOP to GBP exchange rates graph
2 TOP to GBP 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.

2 TOP to GBP exchange rates table

Exchange TOP to GBP
2 Tongan Pa'anga = 0.687 British Pound
4 Tongan Pa'anga = 1.373 British Pound
10 Tongan Pa'anga = 3.434 British Pound
20 Tongan Pa'anga = 6.867 British Pound
Exchange Tongan Pa'anga to British Pound
2 Tongan Pa'anga to British Pound 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.

2 TOP to GBP exchange rates news

Tongan Vessel Undergoes FSHIL Makeover | Fiji Sun
Tongan Vessel Undergoes FSHIL Makeover | Fiji Sun

Captain Viliami Mafi has no regrets in bringing his vessel to Fiji to have it dry docked. Captain Mafi said the decision by his management to bring MV Tongiaki to...

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Parliamentary delegation to cheer Mate Ma'a Tonga not confirmed

It will cost around $45,000 pa‘anga for the Tongan Parliament to send a delegation of six people, including the Speaker Lord Fakafanua, “to show Parliament’s unwavering support for Mate Ma’a Tonga” on Saturday. But the Clerk of the House said the figure had yet to be finalised as some MPs who are overseas might join the delegation in Auckland.

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Tongan valuable mats stolen in home break-in

A break in at a home in Ma’ufanga targeted valuable Tongan mats worth more than $3,000 pa'anga on October 15.

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Brexit Latest: British Pound Recovers as UK PM May Announces Deal

UK Prime Minister Theresa May and her cabinet have agreed to a Brexit deal with the European Union. The Brexit saga isn’t over yet, though.

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British Pound Wavers On Brexit Milestone - Swissquote

British Pound Wavers on Brexit Milestone - Swissquote

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GBP/JPY Price Forecast - British pound finds a bit of support against yen

The British pound pulled back against the Japanese yen initially during the trading session on Friday but found enough support near the ¥147 level to turn around and form a hammer. This hammer suggests that we are trying to break towards the upside but there is so much in the way of noise between here and the ¥150 level that I think we will find sellers.

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Exchange Rates Update Today: British Pound Awaits UK Labour Data, Euro Under Pressure, US Dollar Strength Ensues

The British Pound (GBP) posted heavy losses against the Dollar (USD) on Monday, as the Euro (EUR) also posted heavy losses.

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