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Iraqi 100-Dinar Note sells for $39k

By John Lee. An Iraqi 100-dinar note has reportedly sold at auction in London for £29,760 ($39,161). The rare 1942 note features a portrait of King Faisal II as a child, and beat the estimate of £10,000 to £15,000. According to Coinworld, it was bought by "an advanced collector of Iraqi paper money and coins." […]

"Dinar Debacle" pits Iraq's FM against Sadrists

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Dinar debacle pits Iraq's finance minister against Sadrists Iraq's finance minister is caught in a worsening confrontation with the Sadrist Movement. The clash erupted after Shiite cleric and politician Muqtada Al-Sadr took to […]

Economist Recommends Re-Valuing Iraqi Dinar

By John Lee. An Iraqi economist has said that re-valuing the Iraqi Dinar could be considered if certain conditions were met. Dhurgham Mohamed Ali is quoted by Shafaq News as saying: "The exchange rate of the dollar should be gradually reduced to 1,300 dinars [from the current 1,460 dinars] while keeping an eye on the […]

The Dutch Disease and Iraq's Foreign Exchange Rate

By Dr. Zeki Fattah, for The Iraqi Economists Network (IEN). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Dutch Disease and Iraq's Foreign Exchange Rate Economists who studied the reasons for the low per capita growth of GDP in developing countries that rely […]

Iraq tackles Corruption in Currency Auctions

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. Addressing the meeting, the Prime Minister said the reserves of the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) have increased by $4 billion, adding that the government has been able to tackle what it describes as "the […]