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USD to HKD Exchange Rates
This live exchange rate calculator converts USD (United States Dollar) to HKD (Hong Kong Dollar) using the latest exchange rates and currency exchange information from OzForex. Convert USD to HKD using this calculator to get the most up-to-date exchange rates from live currency exchange market information.
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The United States Dollar (USD):
The United States Dollar is a far-reaching currency. It is used more than any other currency in international transactions, and it is officially used in some other sovereign countries, including Ecuador, El Salvador, and East Timur. Several overseas British Territories also use the U.S. dollar as their sole form of currency, but in an unofficial capacity. Still more nations link their national currency to the U.S. dollar via a fixed exchange rate. The U.S. dollar uses a decimal system for smaller denominations. One U.S. dollar is equal to 100 cents, also called pennies. Amounts under one dollar are only issued as coins and consist of the following: nickel (5 cents), dime (10 cents), quarter (25 cents), and half-dollar (50 cents).
The Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) HK$:
The Hong Kong Dollar is the official currency of Hong Kong. Even though Hong Kong is considered an administrative region of China, it continues to operate its own government that issues separate passports, stamps, and currency. The Hong Kong dollar is the ninth-most traded currency on the foreign exchange. The sign is sometimes denoted as HK$ in order to distinguish it from dollars issued by other countries, such as the United States and Australia. The Hong Kong dollar is decimal monetary system with 100 cents to the dollar. Hong Kong became a free trade port in 1841, but relied primarily on foreign currency. Eventually, Hong Kong's economy came to be based on sterling silver coins from the United Kingdom. Hong Kong abandoned the silver standard, and its own distinct dollar was issued in 1935, but it remained pegged to pound sterling.
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