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peso

1. the standard monetary unit, comprising 100 centavos, of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and the Philippines; formerly also of Guinea-Bissau, where it was replaced by the CFA franc
2. the standard monetary unit of Uruguay, divided into 100 centesimos
3. another name for piece of eight
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Cost of services rose by 39 percent to 5.3 billion pesos for the first half of 2019, up from 3.8 million pesos in the prior corresponding period of the first six months of 2018.
The smaller number of projects in the September 2018 version of the PIP was because only 'major priority' projects with project cost of one billion pesos and above were included in the list.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and the Bank of China are set to formally ratify the establishment of a system that will allow local banks to directly exchange renminbi (RMB) to peso and vice versa.
This was the peso's strongest performance against the greenback since it ended trading at P53.88 on September 10.
The peso closed at P53.27 to a dollar on Thursday, a further deterioration from the P53.23 the day before and a big drop from Monday's P52.95.
Grupo Aeromexico reported an operating profit of USD 461 million pesos, a 19.6% year-on-year increase, with an operating margin of 3.2%, representing a margin improvement compared to last year despite the negative impact of an 18.0% increase in fuel prices and a 2.4% depreciation of the Mexican peso against the US dollar.
Os pesos corporais estimados atraves da fita metrica tradicional (apos a multiplicacao por 2,8) variaram de 414,4 a 490 Kg com media equivalente a 454,4 [+ or -] 19,5 Kg.