The Zimbabwean government is currently printing new $2 and $5 in what the Reserve bank of Zimbabwe has called a new currency. But the Ministry of Finance says the country won’t have a new currency but additional dollar notes in the economy. We are hoping that this move will help reduce the cash shortages in the country.
As the exchange rate reaches over 200 %, the cost of doing business has also increased with POTRAZ approving an upward 95,39 per cent voice, data and SMS tariff adjustment for both mobile and fixed network operators as previous tariffs were ravaged by inflationary pressures
The situation has also worsened with fuel & electricity price hikes.
These rates have been updated as of 1/11/2019.
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|EXCHANGE RATES -04-11-2019|
STREET/PARALLEL MARKET RATES 4/11/19
|US DOLLARS: REAL TIME GROSS SETTLEMENT (Ecocash)||USD: RTGS||22.00-22.30|
|BRITISH POUND REAL TIME GROSS SETTLEMENT (Ecocash)||GBP: RTGS||22.60-23.00|
|BRITISH POUND: US DOLLARS||GBP: USD||1.19|
|USD DOLLARS: BOND CASH||USD: BOND||13.00-13.70|
|BOND CASH: REAL TIME GROSS SETTLEMENT (Ecocash)||BOND: RTGS||40.00-50.00|
|US DOLLARS: SOUTH AFRICAN RANDS||USD: ZAR||14.50-14.70|
|*OLD MUTUAL IMPLIED RATE||OMIR: RTGS||26.50|
|RANDS: REAL-TIME GROSS SETTLEMENT(Ecocash)||RAND; RTGS||125-130|
|RANDS: BOND CASH||RAND: BOND||80-87|
The ranges provided in the street rates are due to the differences from trader to trader.
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