Asiadollar

A•sia•dol•lar
[[t]ˈeɪ ʒəˌdɒl ər, ˈeɪ ʃə-[/t]] n.
ban bus gov a U.S. dollar deposited in or credited to Asian banks and used in the money markets of the region
Compare Eurodollar
Etymology: 1970–75

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • asiadollar — ● asiadollar nom masculin Nom donné aux asiadevises libellées en dollars. asiadollar [azjadɔlaʀ] n. m. ÉTYM. 1973; de Asie, et dollar; → Eurodollar. ❖ ♦ Écon. Devise créée sur les places financières d Asie par des emprunts ou des crédits libellés …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Asiadollar — /ay zheuh dol euhr, ay sheuh /, n. a U.S. dollar deposited in or credited to Asian banks and used in the money markets of the region. Cf. Eurodollar. [1970 75; ASIA + DOLLAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • Asiadollar — /ay zheuh dol euhr, ay sheuh /, n. a U.S. dollar deposited in or credited to Asian banks and used in the money markets of the region. Cf. Eurodollar. [1970 75; ASIA + DOLLAR] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Asiadollar market —   The market for US dollars in Asia. The three most important centres where asiadollars are bought and sold are Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong. See also Euromarket …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • Eurodollar — /yoor euh dol euhr, yerr /, n. a U.S. dollar deposited in or credited to a European bank. Cf. Asiadollar. [1955 60; EURO + DOLLAR] * * * U.S. dollar that has been deposited outside the U.S., especially in Europe. Foreign banks holding Eurodollars …   Universalium

  • DOLLAR — Le dollar est l’unité monétaire des États Unis, mais aussi de plusieurs autres États (Australie, Nouvelle Zélande, Canada...). Ce qui frappe l’observateur, c’est évidemment la place que la devise américaine occupe sur la scène internationale.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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