To stem inflation, Zimbabwe debuts gold coins as legal tender

The unprecedented move was announced Monday by the country's central bank, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, to boost confidence in the local currency. Trust in...

Zimbabwe central bank to introduce ‘gold coin’ amid inflation crisis

Zimbabwe's central bank says it will start issuing gold coins as legal tender in late July, as the country battles to control soaring inflation that...

Why Kazakhstan’s Central Bank must protect price stability—even if it weakens growth in the short run

By: Nicolas Blancher is a Division Chief in the IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department As inflation soars around the world, central banks are racing...