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Finweek English Edition - - IN BRIEF - The Guardian

The num­ber of Zim­bab­wean dol­lars you need to re­ceive one US dol­lar as the Zim­bab­wean gov­ern­ment phases out its na­tional cur­rency. Zim­babwe switched to the US dol­lar and rand in 2009 af­ter the Zim dol­lar was ru­ined by hy­per­in­fla­tion, which hit 500bn per­cent in 2008, the UK’s

re­ported. Cus­tomers who held Zim­bab­wean dol­lar ac­counts be­fore March 2009 can now ask their banks to con­vert their bal­ances into US dol­lars at the above ex­change rate.

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