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Examples of Francs

Sentences with the noun Francs

2 examples:

Four metres of this material cost nine francs; therefore, two metres cost four and a half francs.

Switzerland can seem expensive--discouragingly so--especially considering the strength of the Swiss franc; $1 buys about .94 francs.
(Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

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This watch costs 10 000 CFA francs.

A bottle of water goes for 5 francs in Bastions Park!

France's currency was the franc, and its symbol was ₣. While it is no longer used in France, francs are still in use in some former French colonies such as Guinea.

How many men are there that wear a coat that cost a hundred francs, and carry a diamond in the head of their cane, and dine for twenty-five SOUS for all that! It seems as though we could never pay enough for the pleasures of vanity.

It retails for 1.5 million Swiss francs ($1.58 million).
(Forbes - Business, )

Swiss food giant Nestle sees net profits fall by 39% last year to 9.1bn Swiss francs6.4bn).
(BBC News - Business, )

Credit Suisse reported a net loss of 983 million Swiss francs ($1.05 billion) for 2017 on Wednesday.
(CNBC, )

Households pay 451 francs ($480; £348) a year but a referendum could end that, writes Imogen Foulkes.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Millions of Swiss francs in 50 bank accounts allegedly linked to world football governing body Fifa are frozen.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Romania has been expelled from the Eurovision Song Contest, after it failed to pay debts totalling 16 million Swiss francs.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The Russian Ice Hockey Federation was fined $80,000 Swiss Francs for leaving the ice before the Canadian national anthem played.
(UPI - News, )

The soaring value of the Swiss franc against the euro leads Switzerland's central bank to report a first half loss of 50bn francs.
(BBC News - World News, )

The most complicated handmade watch ever created has been sold at auction for a record-breaking 20.6 million Swiss francs13.4m).
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

They also wore black armbands bearing a poppy during the game at Wembley and have been fined 20,000 Swiss Francs15,698) by FIFA.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Nigeria's Ugo Njoku has been suspended for three matches and fined 3000 Swiss francs for elbowing Matildas star Sam Kerr in the face.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The maker of the Raspberry Pi mini computer, Premier Farnell, agrees to be bought by Switzerland's Daetwyler for 1bn Swiss francs (£700m).
(BBC News - Technology, )

Police say three men have stolen jewelry and cash worth well over 1 million Swiss francs ($1 million) in a raid on a shop in downtown Zurich.
(Fox News - World, )

The Swiss banking giant posted a net loss of 5.3 billion Swiss francs ($5.3 billion), compared to a net profit 691 million francs a year earlier.
(Fox News - World, )

The theft of one thousand unfinished Swiss franc banknotes, with a face value of 1.8m francs1.2m), is being investigated by Swiss authorities.
(BBC News - Business, )

Dufry is buying Nuance for 1.55 billion Swiss francs ($1.73 billion) to strengthen its global airport retail business in Europe, Asia and the U.S.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

FIFA have fined the Algerian FA £33,000 (50,000 Swiss francs) after fans set off smoke bombs and flares in their group stage game against Russia.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

An elderly Swiss couple looking for kicks have been arrested for stealing from church collection boxes and taking off with hundreds of Swiss francs.
(The Independent - World News, )

Nestlé posted first-half revenue of 43.2 billion Swiss francs ($45 billion) based on organic growth of 3.5%, aided by strong sales in North America.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

The Swiss National Bank says it will report a profit of 38 billion Swiss francs (37.5 billion) for 2014 on gains in foreign currency and gold holdings.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Apple is seeking to add to its recent run of blockbuster bond deals with a debut sale in Swiss francs, according to a person familiar with the offering.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

The story of how Hungarians wound up deeply in debt in Swiss francs is partly a story of European overconfidence during the boom before the credit crisis.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Swiss bank Credit Suisse Group AG says net profit rose 23 percent to 1.054 billion Swiss francs ($1.13 billion) in the first quarter compared with a year ago.
(Fox News - World, )

Swiss bank Credit Suisse Group has reported first quarter profits of 1.3 billion Swiss francs ($1.37 billion), a sharp rebound from the same period a year ago.
(Fox News - World, )

Swiss bank Credit Suisse Group AG says net profit rose 23 per cent to 1.054 billion Swiss francs ($1.13 billion) in the first quarter compared with a year ago.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

The abusive execution in question is the payment of 2m Swiss Francs ($1.3m) to Michel, from Joseph in 2011, which is nine years after both men agree it was due.
(Forbes - Business, )

HSBC said Thursday it will pay a 40 million Swiss francs28 million) settlement over allegations that its Swiss bank was used by some clients to launder money.
(The Independent - Business, )

Alternative Bank Schweiz told customers they face a -0.125 per cent rate on their money from 2016 – and a -0.75 per cent rate on deposits above 100,000 Swiss francs.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

In photos selected Thursday by Wall Street Journal Editors, a victim of the Charlie Hebdo attack is laid to rest, people stand in line to cash in Swiss francs, and more.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Credit Suisse AG has posted a second-quarter net loss of 700 million Swiss francs ($779 million) after paying the largest penalty ever imposed in a U.S. criminal tax case.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Fifa has announced the Russian football association has been fined 30,000 Swiss francs (£22k) after fans racially abused France players during a friendly in St. Petersburg.
(Sports Staff in The Independent - Football, )

Zhang Wei, a guest at Waldhaus Hotel in St. Moritz, Switzerland, paid 9,999 Swiss francs for a glass of Scotch believing it had been made in 1878 by the revered producer Macallan.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Swiss bank Credit Suisse has reported a return to profit in its first quarter, while announcing plans to raise about 4 billion Swiss francs by issuing new shares in the coming weeks.
(Fox News - World, )

A group of 50 volunteers in Zurich, Switzerland, took part in a money spending experiment, with each given 25 Swiss Francs20 / $25) per week for four weeks, examining generosity.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The Frenchman was formally dismissed in January and banned from all football-related activity for 12 years and fined 100,000 Swiss francs (almost £71,000) by FIFA's ethics committee.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The first Monaco Grand Prix took place in 1929 with drivers competing for a prize of 100,000 French francs along the two-mile circuit over an epic 100 laps which took almost four hours.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Switzerland's central bank is reporting a profit of 16.1 billion Swiss francs ($17.7 billion) for the first half of the year, a big turnaround from its loss of 9 billion francs for 2013.
(Fox News - World, )

Switzerland's central bank says it took a first-quarter loss of 30 billion Swiss francs ($32 billion) as the rapid appreciation of the national currency led to high foreign exchange losses.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

The euro plunged 30 per cent to just 0.8052 francs after the Swiss National Bank surprised the foreign exchange markets by abandoning its three-year 1.20 francs per euro exchange rate control.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The "Oppenheimer Blue" diamond sold Wednesday for more than 56.8 million Swiss francs ($57.6 million) including fees, crushing the previous record for the most expensive diamond ever sold at auction.
(Fox News - World, )

The Swiss bank UBS reported a net profit of 1.2 billion Swiss francs ($1.25 billion) for the whole of 2017, weighed down by a writedown in the fourth quarter that related to the new U.S. tax overhaul.
(CNBC, )

The famed McDonald's burger will set you back 6.50 Swiss francs in the Alpine state - that works out at more than £5.20 ($6.35) for the cheesy and beef patty-filled sandwich alone - no fries included.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Two Spanish con-men’s attempted sale of a forged Goya painting backfired spectacularly after their client, supposedly a rich Arab sheik, paid them in counterfeit bank-notes worth 1.7 million Swiss Francs.
(The Independent - World News, )

Diamond jewelry belonging to Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida sold for more than 4.74 million Swiss francs ($4.9 million) on Tuesday in Geneva and set a record for pearl earrings, auctioneer Sotheby's said.
(Reuters US - People, )

Pio Marmai (“Aliyah”) stars opposite the great Michael Lonsdale (“Munich,” “Out 1”) in a film inspired by Eric Rohmer and his encounter with the late French actor Jocelyn Quivrin (“99 Francs”).
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

The euro briefly exceeded 1.20 Swiss francs Thursday and again early Friday, a level it hasn’t reached in over three years, marking a milestone for Switzerland’s economy that was battered, but not broken, by its strong currency.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Swiss banking giant UBS AG is reporting a third-quarter net profit of 762 million Swiss francs ($803 million), up 32 per cent from the comparable period a year ago based on solid returns from its investment banking and wealth management.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

The Swiss National Bank says it expects to post a massive loss of 23 billion Swiss francs ($23 billion) for 2015, largely because of its decision a year ago to ditch a policy that limited the export-sapping rise of the national currency.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Each morning at dawn, taxi driver Rene Kouame stops by his neighborhood bar in Abidjan for a potent pick-me-up: two plastic sachets of "Che Guevara," a drink of spiced rum and a host of chemicals that costs 100 CFA francs, or about 15 U.S. cents.
(Fox News - Health, )

A pair of pear-shaped diamond earrings sold at Christie's on Tuesday for 17.57 million Swiss francs ($17.6 million) including fees, falling well short of the pre-sale estimate and suggesting that the auction house may have misjudged the market for that piece.
(Fox News - World, )

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