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The country now boasts the lowest unemployment in the 28-member bloc and the koruna has been the best performer in the past two decades among major currencies worldwide, along with the Swiss franc.
One complication is that the SNB’s assets, being foreign, fluctuate in value along with the franc.
In 2014, shares took a beating from the depreciation of the Swiss franc and problems in the vitamin E market.
Though the border may be open, Switzerland is not a member of the European Union and uses the Swiss franc rather than the euro.
The typical firm had three employees and profits of 94,512 CFA francs ($173) a month.
Over the course of a decade marked by credit and currency crises, the euro has lost 37 percent of its value against the franc.
The walk of a few hours costs about $500, but gorilla sightings are guaranteed and the rare experience is worth every Rwandan franc.
The franc has started to weaken against the dollar, too.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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