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Latest Iraqi Dinar News and Iraq currency news including foreign exchange, investment and finance.

Central Bank of Iraq increases Capital

By John Lee. The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) has reportedly announced an increase in its capital. State-owned Iraqi News Agency (INA) said that the capital will be increased from 3 trillion dinars (approximately $2 billion) to 5 trillion dinars. It quotes the media office of CBI as saying that the increase was made using […]

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 […]

Covid and Devaluation hit Asiacell Revenues

By John Lee. Mobile phone service Asiacell has reported a sharp drop in revenue, when expressed in Qatari riyals, as a result of the devaluation of the Iraqi dinar. In its results for the three-month period ended 31 March 2021, parent company Ooredoo said: "The Iraqi economy was impacted by weakening purchasing power following the […]