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Zimbabwe’s banks caught off guard by new gold-backed currency

todayApril 10, 2024 18

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The Zimbabwe Gold officially started trading just days after it was announced it would replace the Zimbabwean dollar, which has tumbled in value over the past year, pushing inflation through the roof. But many in the country were not ready for the switch. Eddie Cross an economist from Zimbabwe says even the banks haven’t been fully able to translate their accounting systems.

Written by: Tonata Kadhila

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