Iraq's central bank has increased the sale price of US dollars to banks and currency exchange companies by 16 dinars, or 1.37 percent, as the government seeks to compensate a decline in oil revenue, a government official and the central bank
Islamic Sate (IS) has announced the creation of a new currency in gold, silver and copper, featuring a world map, including the Americas, where the group said its reign will reach.
The group said its own dinars and dirhams will hu
Algeria's currency has slipped to a record low against the US dollar, a central bank source said Monday, as falling crude prices more than halved vital oil revenues and hit public finances.
The central bank, which keeps the di
Indian migrant workers in Bahrain are cashing in on a slump in the rupee, which hit an all-time low against the US dollar this week, a report said.
The currency has dropped in value by 16.5 per cent since May - making it more prof
Many Iraqis have lost faith in their dinar currency but to some foreign speculators, it promises big profits. The contrast underlines the uncertainties of investing in Iraq as the country recovers from years of war and economic sanctions.
The central bank's tight control over the foreign exchange market, and the possibility of other Gulf countries providing financial support, mean there is no threat to Bahraini dinar's peg against the US dollar, analysts said.
The Central Bank of Bahrain has alerted the public to be cautious when dealing with Bahraini dinar notes that have been defaced with written marks or drawings.
This warning is issued in order to avoid such notes being rejected when transac
Kuwait let its dinar currency rise 0.79 percent against the dollar on Sunday, the second-biggest one-day jump since it dropped its peg to the US dollar in May, and taking the cumulative gain to 8.29 percent.
The dinar will trade around a m
The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) will release new Bahrain banknotes for circulation on Monday (March 17).
The new banknotes are being issued in the existing denominations of BD20, BD10, BD5, BD1 and BD1/2. No change is being made to the c
Kuwait's actual state revenue in the first 10 months of the 2007/08 fiscal year stood at almost double the budget forecast.
Two months before the end of the year to March, revenue amounted to 15.35 billion dinars ($56.31 billion), compared