The sol (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsol]; plural: soles; currency sign: S/) is the currency of Peru; it is subdivided into 100 céntimos ("cents"). The ISO 4217 currency code is PEN. The sol replaced the Peruvian inti in 1991 and the name is a return to that of Peru's historic currency, as the previous incarnation of sol was in use from 1863 to 1985. Although sol in this usage is derived from the Latin solidus, the word also means "sun" in Spanish. There is thus a continuity with the old Peruvian inti, which was named after Inti, the Sun God of the Incas. At its introduction in 1991, the currency was officially called nuevo sol ("new sol"), but on November 13, 2015, the Peruvian Congress voted to rename the currency simply sol.
Peru is a mess. Well, not really.The economy is expected to grow only four per cent this year. Inflation is under two per cent. The sol devalued 1.8 per cent during the first 10 months of the year. The current account deficit is...
OTTAWA — These are indicative wholesale rates for foreign currency provided by the Bank of Canada on Wednesday. Quotations in Canadian funds.Australia dollar 0.9539Brazil real 0.3489China renminbi 0.1893Euro 1.5013Hong Kong dollar 0.1673India rupee 0.01807Indonesia rupiah 0.00009Japan yen 0.
OTTAWA — These are indicative wholesale rates for foreign currency provided by the Bank of Canada on Tuesday. Quotations in Canadian funds.Australia dollar 0.9486Brazil real 0.35China renminbi 0.1898Euro 1.4991Hong Kong dollar 0.1677India rupee 0.018Indonesia rupiah 0.000089Japan yen 0.
OTTAWA — These are indicative wholesale rates for foreign currency provided by the Bank of Canada on Monday. Quotations in Canadian funds.Australia dollar 0.9436Brazil real 0.3526China renminbi 0.1891Euro 1.493Hong Kong dollar 0.1672India rupee 0.01792Indonesia rupiah 0.000087Japan yen 0.