Course USD(US Dollar)-SEK(Swedish Krona) for today
Quotes USD/SEK for today .
The US central bank is called the Federal Reserve Bank (commonly referred to as "The Fed"). The USD is the most traded currency in the forex market and can be paired with all other major currencies. Common names for the USD include the greenback, buck, green, dough, smacker, bones, dead presidents, scrillas, and paper.
- Central bank: The Federal Reserve System (also known as the Federal Reserve, or the Fed)
- The USD (also called the greenback or buck) is the de facto global currency. Most commodities (including gold and oil) are priced in USD.
- The U.S.A. has by far the largest economy in the world.
- America faces challenges from developing economies, and has consistently large trade deficits with other nations.
Early Currency in Sweden During the medieval period, Sweden used silver currency. In 1625, however, copper coins were introduced and the currency system was switched to a bimetallic standard. In 1745, Sweden suspended its copper standard, issued irredeemable banknotes, and imposed an in-convertible paper standard. Due to inflation and major economic problems, the currency depreciated and Sweden returned to the silver standard system in 1776.
- Central bank: Sveriges Riksbank (Swedish National Bank).
- The Swedish krona (meaning “crown”) is a floating currency.
- Sweden is required to adopt the euro at some point, but has not met preconditions to join ERM II and peg the krona to the euro. Swedes rejected adopting the euro in a 2003 referendum.
- Sweden has a modern, high-tech market economy. Exports include machinery (35%), motor vehicles, paper products, pulp and wood, iron and steel, chemicals.