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  • n. Alternative spelling of krona.


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  • It regards loans which were disbursed in Icelandic kronur but linked to either Swiss francs or the Japanese yen; the court has now ruled that the indexing is illegal, and that the borrowers need only to repay the loans at their initial interest rate in kronur.

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  • In Norway, bank and money exchange terminals post notices advising that trading in Icelandic kronur has been suspended.

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  • Best of all, it was only 500 kronur, which is like $6.70.

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  • The new deal is expected to cost Iceland just under 50 billion Icelandic kronur $444 million.

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  • The Icesave debt was initially set at $5.3 billion a crippling burden for the tiny country but backers of the rejected deal said it would cost Iceland just under 50 billion kronur $444 million, with the recovered assets of Icesave's parent bank, Landsbanki, covering the majority of the debt.

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  • Last October's financial collapse caused chaos on an island that paid for its imports of cars, food and building materials with kronur that suddenly lost value.

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  • The collapse of the currency, the krona, cascaded into disaster for businesses and households who took foreign-currency loans, and for Icelanders accustomed to buying imported cars, food and building materials with kronur.

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  • Icelandic pension plans, which the Central Bank of Iceland says collectively held 1.8 trillion kronur ($14.2 billion) at the end of August, had been conservatively managed for decades.

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  • Iceland's overstretched banks borrowed euros and pounds, and its central bank couldn't convert kronur into those currencies to bail them out.

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  • In Brief Iceland on Liquidity The central banks of Sweden, Norway and Denmark said they would each provide the Central Bank of Iceland up to €500 million ($773 million) in exchange for Icelandic kronur if asked to help the nation weather the impact of the credit crunch on its economy.

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