When you think of the highest currencies of the world, you would think of the US Dollar or British Pound or Euro. But you are in for a surprise. The most expensive currencies in 2017 are none of the mentioned ones. And they don’t always belong to the wealthiest nations of the world. The ‘Highest Currency’ is based on the high value of them when exchanged to INR.
Techworld analyzed the data on sites such as Google to compile a list of the highest valued currencies of the world. When it comes to the highest currencies of the world, these currencies gave the US Dollar – which is the most traded currency of the world – a run for its money. All exchange rates are of 2017.
5. British Pound (GBP)
The pound sterling (£)GBP, commonly known as the pound, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha. The most popular United Kingdom Pound exchange rate is the EUR to GBP rate. Sterling is the fourth most-traded currency in the foreign exchange market, after the United States dollar, the euro, and the Japanese yen.
One GBP buys you 88.05 INR. Buy, sell or check GBP to INR rates here
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4: Jordanian Dinar- JOD
The Jordanian dinar is the currency of Jordan. West Bank used Jordanian Donar and the Israeli shekel as well. The most popular Jordan Dinar exchange rate is the JOD to EUR rate.
1 Jordanian Dinar is approximately equal to 91.82 in INR
3. Omani Rial (OMR)
The rial or OMR is the currency of Oman. Before 1940, Oman used INR as its official currency and this is why the most popular Rial exchange rate is INR to OMR Rate.
One OMR will buy you 169.09 INR. Buy, Sell or Check rates of OMR to INR here.
2. Bahraini Dinar (BHD)
The dinar or BHD is the currency of Bahrain.The most popular Bahrain Dinar exchange rate is the INR to BHD rate. The currency code for Dinars is BHD, and the currency symbol is BD. Indians are the largest expat group in Bahrain and that explains the reason for INR to BHD popularity. Bahrain attracts expats from all over the globe because of the highest currency value.
One BHD will buy you 172.61 INR. Buy, Sell or Check BHD to INR Rates here.
1. Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)
The highest currency of the world is none other than Kuwaiti Dinar or KWD. The currency code for Dinars is KWD. The most popular Kuwait Dinar exchange rate is the INR to KWD rate. Indian expat community is very strong in Kuwait, hence the reason for being a popular currency pair. Kuwaiti Dinar has been the highest currency of the world for a while now because of the oil rich country’s economic stability.
One KWD will buy you 215.88 INR. Buy, Sell or Check KWD to INR here