franc franc  /f ˈræŋk/


  • (n) the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 centimes


  1. The franc reached the lowest point in its recorded history when it fell to more than 20 to the dollar.
  2. Worldwide attention has been centered on the lively behavior of the franc, after it broke through four cents to a new low record in the foreign exchange markets for all time.
  3. No sooner did the franc begin to rise than Frenchmen began to fear it would rise too fast.


  1. Forex - USD/CHF edges higher ahead of Fed meeting - The U.S. dollar edged higher against the Swiss franc on Monday, as investors eyed a highly-anticipated policy statement by the Federal Reserve later in the week. USD/CHF hit
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Forex - USD/CHF higher, Fed jitters persist - The U.S. dollar was higher against the Swiss franc on Wednesday, as speculation over whether the Federal Reserve will begin to scale back its asset purchase program later this
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Forex - USD/CHF lower as Fed remains in focus - The U.S. dollar was lower against the Swiss franc on Tuesday, as investors remained focused on whether the Federal Reserve will begin to unwind its stimulus program in the near
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

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  1. "He (Earl) does have the lis-franc injury," said Houston head coach Gary Kubiak. "He'll have surgery on Tuesday. The recovery on this: nine to twelve months, so Glenn's season is done. He will go on injured reserve. Glenn was having a fine...
    on Aug 12, 2007 By: Gary Kubiak Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "If you are betting against the dollar, the Swiss franc is a better place to go (than the euro)," Prechter said.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Robert Prechter Source: Forexyard

  3. "After looking back at my season, and given that I haven't raced since the Tour de Franc we have decided it's best to give up my place to someone else," Contador said in a press release following talks with Spain's team chief Jose Luis de Santos.
    on Sep 3, 2009 By: Alberto Contador Source: AFP

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