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Definition of "riyal" [riyal]

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "riyal" in a sentence
  • "The Saudi Arabian riyal is a pegged currency and doesn't move from SAR3.75 against the dollar."
  • "In currency trading, the Egyptian pound is under selling pressure, and the forwards market in the Saudi Arabian riyal shows that traders are positioning for a fall in that currency over the next three months."
  • "But the forwards market for the riyal has been under highly unusual pressure for the past two days, signaling that investors are positioning themselves for a future drop in the currency."