According to a press release dated 1 May 2020, “The Directors of the Bank of Canada, appointed under Section 9 of the Bank of Canada Act, today announced that they have appointed Tiff Macklem as Governor of the Bank of Canada for a seven-year term, effective 3 June 2020. Mr.
According to an Egypt Independent article dated 10 January 2020, the Central Bank of Egypt plans to print new 10-pound polymer notes (current paper note, B337a, shown above) after moving its headquarters and printing facility to Egypt’s New Administrative Capital being built to the east of Cairo.
According to a Financial Times article dated 15 December 2019, France is reconsidering the French-backed CFA franc used by west and central African states since 1945 but that critics see as a colonial relic. Courtesy of Mark Irwin.
According to a DW article dated 31 July 2019, the Iranian government has approved a plan to remove four zeroes from the rial and rename the currency the toman, a former superunit of official currency that was in circulation until 1925. Iranians have for decades continued to use the term
According to an article in The Guardian dated 3 July 2019, Turkey has fired Murat Çetinkaya, governor of the Central Bank of Turkey from April 2016, replacing him with deputy Murat Uysal. Courtesy of Dennis Zammit.