Colin Renouf, Enterprise Solutions Architect, Travelex
Java provides a global IT platform for foreign exchange leader Travelex Group. BY PHILIP J. GILL
The dollar, the euro, the pound, and the yen may dominate international currency trans- actions, trade, and travel, but they are far from the only currencies that businesses and tourists need to concern themselves with today. In this era of globalization, little-known
currencies from far-off countries are becoming increasingly important.
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Consider the national currency of Angola, the kwanza. Just a few years back, few thought they
would need to exchange their dollars or euros for the kwanza (named for the country’s largest