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zloty

z law tee

  • n  the basic unit of money in Poland

  • Forgetful that the zloty had crashed six years ago, the dollar-brandishers begged the banks to sell them zlotys.
  • Those who have dollars, those who have zloty, and those who have neither dollars nor zloty.
  • In fact Danzig devalued her gulden last month to parity with the zloty.
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  • Phil Woolas in Reuters
    Some of it of course reflects the (British) economic situation and some of it reflects the changing value of the pound against the zloty and other currencies,Immigration Minister Phil Woolas told the BBC.
  • Jaroslaw Kaczynski in BusinessWeek
    The zloty will fall, bond yields will riseif the 61- year-old Kaczynski wins, said Ryszard Petru, chief economist at BRE Bank in Warsaw. "The short-term reaction of the financial market is less important than longer term prospects for the...
  • Marek Belka in business new europe
    Immediately before his confirmation as the new Polish central bank governor, Marek Belka said on June 11: "The fact that we weren't in the euro area at the worst of the crisis helped us tremendously, because the depreciating zloty helped shield the...

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