(1) The Iceland krona dropped 4%, the New Zealand and Australian dollars 3%, the Norwegian krone 2.25%, and the Swiss franc 1.8%.(2) The Iceland krona rose 2.3%, recovering some of its recent steep decline.(3) If Sweden does vote yes, the krona will likely be history by 2006.(4) On the downside, the South African rand, Iceland krona, and Swedish krona declined less than 1%.(5) Svanberg's comments were taken as a threat to move production out of Sweden should the krona be maintained.(6) On the downside, the Iceland krona fell 0.9%, the Japanese yen 0.8%, and the Indian rupee 0.8%.(7) Only the South African rand, the Australian, New Zealand and Canadian dollars, the Brazilian real and the Swedish krona have outperformed the euro.(8) On the downside, the South African rand dropped 3.7%, the Swiss franc 2.0%, Iceland krona 1.8%, and Norwegian krone 1.7%.(9) The Canadian dollar, Danish krone and Iceland krona have gained about 3%.(10) The krona itself has remained remarkably steady, consistent with Sweden's superior public finances and falling inflation rate.(11) Month-to-date, the Swedish krona , Hungarian forint, Czech koruna, and Norwegian krone have gained almost 5% against the dollar.(12) Sweden is expected to have a referendum on joining its krona to the euro as early as spring next year, with a poll recently registering 50% to 37% in favour.(13) Since we were paying in Icelandic kronur , it was like playing with Monopoly money.(14) The bidders are charged an application fee of 100,000 kronor and then winners are chosen on merit as opposed to depth of pocket.(15) A Norwegian woman setting up shop as a witch has been awarded a government grant worth 53,000 kronor .(16) Only a few weeks ago in Iceland, concerns over economic confidence were reflected by falls in both the Icelandic kronur and its stock market.