KHR (Cambodian Riel)

Filed Under: ,
Dictionary Says

Definition of 'KHR (Cambodian Riel)'


The currency abbreviation or currency symbol for the Cambodian riel (KHR), the currency for Cambodia. The riel is made up of 100 sen. Although the riel has been used in two forms since its inception, no monetary system was used in Cambodia from 1975 to 1980.

Investopedia Says

Investopedia explains 'KHR (Cambodian Riel)'


The Cambodian riel was first seen in 1953 and was divided into 100 centimes. These were changed to sen in 1959, but the riel was discontinued under the Khmer Rouge in 1975. It was reintroduced in 1980 and is still in use today, although U.S. dollars are also often used in urban and tourist areas.

comments powered by Disqus
Hot Definitions
  1. Valuation

    The process of determining the current worth of an asset or company. There are many techniques that can be used to determine value, some are subjective and others are objective.
  2. Valuation

    The process of determining the current worth of an asset or company. There are many techniques that can be used to determine value, some are subjective and others are objective.
  3. Tech Street

    A term used in the financial markets and the press to refer to the technology sector. Companies like Intel, Microsoft, Apple and Dell are all considered to be part of Tech Street.
  4. Tech Street

    A term used in the financial markets and the press to refer to the technology sector. Companies like Intel, Microsoft, Apple and Dell are all considered to be part of Tech Street.
  5. Momentum Investing

    An investment strategy that aims to capitalize on the continuance of existing trends in the market. The momentum investor believes that large increases in the price of a security will be followed by additional gains and vice versa for declining values.
  6. Momentum Investing

    An investment strategy that aims to capitalize on the continuance of existing trends in the market. The momentum investor believes that large increases in the price of a security will be followed by additional gains and vice versa for declining values.
Trading Center