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The total cost you are charged by your foreign exchange provider consists of the margin from the mid-rate offered plus any fixed or percentage fees. These margins and fees vary significantly for International Money Transfers and Travel Money transactions as shown below.


HKD to KRW interbank exchange rate = 151.5316

This calculator converts amounts at the latest KRW/HKD mid-rate or enter a rate to check the exchange rate you are being offered or already charged.


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Hong Kong Dollar

South Korean Won

1 HKD 151.53 KRW
5 HKD 757.66 KRW
10 HKD 1,515.32 KRW
20 HKD 3,030.63 KRW
50 HKD 7,576.58 KRW
100 HKD 15,153.16 KRW
250 HKD 37,882.90 KRW
500 HKD 75,765.80 KRW
1,000 HKD 151,531.60 KRW
2,000 HKD 303,063.20 KRW
5,000 HKD 757,658.00 KRW
10,000 HKD 1,515,316.00 KRW
50,000 HKD 7,576,580.00 KRW
100,000 HKD 15,153,160.00 KRW
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Hong Kong Dollar

South Korean Won

0.0066 HKD 1 KRW
0.0330 HKD 5 KRW
0.0660 HKD 10 KRW
0.1320 HKD 20 KRW
0.3300 HKD 50 KRW
0.6599 HKD 100 KRW
1.6498 HKD 250 KRW
3.2995 HKD 500 KRW
6.5990 HKD 1,000 KRW
13.20 HKD 2,000 KRW
33.00 HKD 5,000 KRW
65.99 HKD 10,000 KRW
329.95 HKD 50,000 KRW
659.90 HKD 100,000 KRW
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HKD/KRW - Historical Trends

This table shows historic rates and trends of Hong Kong Dollar to South Korean Won over periods upto 10 years.

1 Day152.197118 May 2019
1 Week149.765612 May 2019
1 Month144.889719 Apr 2019
6 Months144.325520 Nov 2018
1 Year137.749819 May 2018
5 Years132.122520 May 2014
10 Years160.741421 May 2009

You can use our HKD interactive charts to check HKDKRW historic trends.

Outlook and forecasts for HKD and KRW

Whenever you are researching a particular exchange rate you are actually interested in two currencies as exchange rates are the ratio between two currencies.

So it follows that if you are determining the best time to transact, in this case the HKD vs KRW, you should pay attention to the forecasts and trends for both Hong Kong Dollar and South Korean Won:


Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) outlook

The Hong Kong dollar has gained value in 2019 despite a serious escalation in US-China trade tensions, mainly because the US dollar, to which HKD is pegged, is attracting safe-haven inflows. By May-17, against a basket of important currencies, HKD was worth 2 percent more year-to-date, and was only 0.5 percent away from making a 2-year high.

HKD was doing particularly well against the Australian dollar. It was, at the time of writing, valued 18 percent higher than 2018 lows against AUD and needed only a further 2.3 percent to reach a 10-year high. Though HKD was meeting significant resistance in mid-May at the 5.4 per AUD level, a break of this could spark significant appreciation.

Read the full article Hong Kong Dollar Forecasts.


South Korean Won (KRW) outlook

The South Korean won has been the worst-performing Asian currency in 2019.

At the time of writing, while most emerging Asian currencies were showing year-to-date gains against the dollar, the won had lost 1.8 percent, with weakness driven by falling exports and an alarming drop in South Korean inflation, which themselves drove expectations for an interest rate cut by the Bank of Korea, even though the BoK said in March that policy easing was not yet warranted.

In early April, at 1134 to the dollar, the won was trading near the weaker boundary of its trading range, which existed between 1110 and 1140 (this having contained most price action in the July-18 to April-19 period).

In April, TradingEconomics.com predicted that USD/KRW would rise to 1164 by April 2020. That's a level last seen in January 2017.

Why can't I just get the HKD/KRW market rate I see online or in the media?

The HKD/KRW mid-rate is the rate you will see quoted online or the news, nobody except the largest banks and businesses can get exchange rates close to this mid-rate. It is actually just the theoretical half-way point (hence mid-rate) between the last rate at which the HKD / KRW was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.

Getting a good market rate is mainly about timing however the transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

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