Dinar Revaluation News Archives - Panorama Insurance Brokers

Iraqi Finance Minister “Supports Floating Exchange Rate” for Dinar

By John Lee. Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister has reportedly said that he supports a floating exchange rate for the Iraqi currency, the dinar. Shafaq quotes Ali Allawi (pictured) as telling a press conference on Thursday that the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) intervenes occasionally to keep the dinar in the range of… Read More

Iraq Parliament warns of “Collapse” of Iraqi Dinar

By John Lee. Iraq’s Parliamentary Finance Committee has reportedly warned the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) of a possible collapse in the value of the Iraqi dinar (IQD) against the US dollar. Committee member Muhammad Al-Shabki told Shafaq News Agency that there are fears of the collapse of the Iraqi currency “in the coming period”… Read More

Central Bank Warns Against Speculation in Iraqi Dinar

By John Lee. The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) has confirmed its commitment to a stable foreign exchange rate for the Iraqi dinar. According to a statement from the bank, “the dollar exchange rate is fixed and there are no intentions to change.“ It added that the rate chosen at the end of 2020 was… Read More

The Dutch Disease and Iraq’s Foreign Exchange Rate

By Dr. Zeki Fattah, for The Iraqi Economists Network (IEN). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Dutch Disease and Iraq’s Foreign Exchange Rate Economists who studied the reasons for the low per capita growth of GDP in developing countries that rely… Read More

Central Bank says No Further Devaluation of Iraqi Dinar

By John Lee. The Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) has reassured the markets that there will be no further devaluation of the Iraqi dinar. Ammar Mohammed said: “It was important to change the exchange rate before approving the budget in order to know the income and budget in dinars … to… Read More

Iraq tackles Corruption in Currency Auctions

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. Addressing the meeting, the Prime Minister said the reserves of the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) have increased by $4 billion, adding that the government has been able to tackle what it describes as “the… Read More

Market Review: “Stock Market Rallies on Currency Devaluation”

By Ahmed Tabaqchali, CIO of Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) Iraq Fund. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Market Review: “Stock Market Rallies on Currency Devaluation” For Iraq and its equity market the year ended the same way it began, with a bang… Read More

Opinion: The Iraqi Dinar needs Political Support!

By Dr Amer K. Hirmis, Capital Business Strategies Ltd. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Dinar needs political support…to serve the economy! The Iraqi Dinar (IQD) was devalued by nearly 23 percent on Saturday, December 19, 2020, from its previous (official)… Read More

Iraqi Banks undertake Overdue Reforms

By Omar al-Jaffal for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Banks undertake Overdue Reforms The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) announced in a statement Dec. 19 the devaluation of the Iraqi dinar to 1,450 to help reduce the… Read More

Iraqis Protest against Dinar Devaluation

By John Lee. Rudaw reports that hundreds of people protested in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square demanding that the government reverse its decision to devalue of the Iraqi dinar against the US dollar. According to The Arab Weekly, the devaluation sparked panic across the country, as people rushed to buy dollars or stock up in supermarkets before… Read More