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People in the News

Following its AGM, the International Currency Association has elected three new Board members – Sam Keayes (Crane Currency), Etienne Couëlle (Oberthur Fiduciaire) and Roberto Salgari (Parvis).

News - September 30, 2021 midnight

Bank Al-Maghrib Invests in Green Technology

In 1987, Morocco established its own national banknote printing and minting company, Dar As-Sikkah, a department of the central bank (Bank Al-Maghrib) responsible for printing banknotes, minting coins, and producing secure documents.

Technology - September 24, 2021 midnight

In Other News

Hungary’s central bank – Magyar Nemzeti Bank – has released a series of six new commemorative coins to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the introduction of the forint.

News - August 27, 2021 midnight

100 Years of SARB, the Pandemic and Recent Events

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) was founded 30 June 1921, shortly after the end of World War I. Its primary objective was to restore and maintain order in the issue and circulation of domestic currency and restore the gold standard to the pre-World War I rate of exchange.

Central Banks - July 30, 2021 midnight

People in the News

The Mexican President has nominated his finance minister and economist Arturo Herrera Gutiérrez as the next Governor of the Bank of Mexico, to replace the incumbent, Alejandro Díaz de León, whose mandate is not being renewed.

News - June 29, 2021 midnight

News in Brief

The ATM Security Association (ASA) has launched a new worldwide Crisis and Crime Management Intelligence System (CCMIS).

News - June 29, 2021 midnight

A Busy Year for the RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has published its 2020/21 Annual Report which saw a small rise in demand for banknotes and the RBI continuing with its programme of developing how it does its business.

Studies-Reports - June 29, 2021 midnight