According to a press release dated 10 September 2018, “Apropos the rumors circulating on social media regarding discontinuation of Rs.5000 banknote, SBP categorically rejects all such rumors and requests the general public to pay no heed to such disinformation. It is further clarified that SBP Act, 1956 clearly defines the
On 6 June 2018, the Cabinet accepted Muhammad bin Ibrahim’s offer to step down as governor of Bank Negara Malaysia. Expect new signature varieties now that Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus has been named as the replacement according to a press release dated 22 June 2018. Courtesy of Aidan Work
According to a press release dated 30 April 2018, the governor of the Bank of England has announced that Sarah John will be the next chief cashier and director of notes beginning 1 June 2018, taking over from Victoria Cleland. Expect new signature varieties to follow.
On 14 March 2018, the National Bank of Ukraine announced that it will stop printing and issuing banknotes of 1, 2, 5, and 10 hryven, and will gradually replace worn notes with coins of the same denominations. Courtesy of Dmytry Nevmyvako.
According to a press release dated 11 December 2017, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand has appointed Adrian Orr to a five-year term as Reserve Bank Governor, effective 27 March 2018. Orr takes over from Grant Spencer, acting governor from 27 September 2017. Courtesy of Aidan Work.
According to a press release dated 2 May 2017, the federal government has appointed Riaz Riazuddin as acting governor of the State Bank of Pakistan with immediate effect, for a period not exceeding three months or till appointment of a regular governor. Courtesy of Muhammad Zeeshan Yameen (turpan on eBay).
According to a press release dated 10 April 2017, Valeria Gontareva has tendered her resignation as governor of the National Bank of Ukraine, effective 10 May 2017. Courtesy of Aidan Work.
According to a Financial Tribune article dated 3 April 2017, Valiollah Seif, the governor of the Central Bank of Iran, said the CBI has sent a bill to the government requesting the removal of a zero from the currency to reflect the public’s use of the term “toman” to refer
According to a press release dated 30 March 2017, the governor of the Bank of Ghana, Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku, has resigned “for personal reasons” after exactly one year in office. According to an article on Bloomberg, Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed Ernest Addison as the nation’s new central bank governor.
According to various press reports, on 22 January 2017 Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro, announced the resignation of the president of the Banco Central de Venezuela, Nelson Merrines, who will be be replaced by economist Ricardo Sanguino.