There has been much speculation in recent months that the Iraqi dinar would be re-based, knocking off the last three zeros. The lastest news is that Iraq will not in fact remove the zeros from its currency, because it will not resolve inflation and will create opportunities for corruption, reports AKnews, citing a senior source […]
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A senior official in the Iraqi Central Bank said that inflation in Iraq continuedto fall in June and reached 2.7%, compared with 3% in May. The Central Bank of Iraq slashed its base rate by 100 basis points to six per cent in April in reaction to subdued inflation, though the interest rate is considered […]
The outgoing Iraqi government has faced criticism from economists for failing to increase the value of the Iraqi dinar despite the rise in oil prices on the international market, according to a report from AK News. The dinar continues to suffer from it's significant difference in value from the hard currencies and this divide has […]
The assistant of the Central Bank Governor, Ahmad Sultan Al Jamili, said that re-basing the Iraqi dinar is a complicated process. He said that process of dropping three zeros from the currency will take long time.
An Iraqi Economist said on Thursday that the Central Bank began to reduce interest rates by approximately six percent for loans and four percent for bank deposits, to encourage investments in the country, after a series of robberies that took place recently on Iraqi banks. The expert said: "This shift reflects a new policy of […]
By Mark A. DeWeaver, of Quantrarian Asia Hedge Two good rules for emerging stock market investors have always been: (1) buy crises and (2) buy export booms. The first would have worked well in Sri Lanka in the weeks following the Tamil Tiger suicide attack on the country’s main airport in July, 2001. Had you […]