Jul 7th, 2014
Panganai Kahuni THE question of the local currency has remained in the country’s discourse since the introduction of the multiple currency regime in 2009. The prevailing sentiment in academia and among economists, however, seems to be one against the reintroduction of the Zimbabwe dollar, with the no...
Aug 28th, 2012
The Senate yesterday faulted the new Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) currency policy and consequently asked it to stop the plan to introduce the N5,000 note immediately. The Senate also warned that no such policy that has far reaching implication on the people must be embarked on without its knowledge ...
Sep 5th, 2011
South Africa’s rand started the week on the back foot against the dollar in early Monday trade, as the euro came under pressure and a bleak outlook for commodity-linked currencies clouded an already dim global growth picture. The rand is expected to come under heavier pressure as the week wears...
Dec 24th, 2010
LONDON – The design for an official commemorative coin to mark the engagement of Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton was unveiled Thursday, but not everyone might recognize the bride-to-be. The depiction, based on photographs of the couple at a sporting event, bears some resemblan...