Rise in remittances in first half of 2017 is 'positive' — experts - Jordan Times
The interest rate increase will continue to enhance confidence in the Jordanian Dinar, Qadamani said. However, the government has to work on encouraging expats to invest their money rather than leaving it in the bank, in order to stimulate the national ...altro »
Is an 'Economic Separation Barrier' the Key to the Future of Israel-Palestine? - Haaretz
The Palestinian Authority and the Gaza Strip have no currency of their own; they use the shekel, the Jordanian dinar, the dollar and the Egyptian pound. More than 40% of Palestinian bank accounts are in shekels, and about 20% of their deposits and ...altro »
Jordan cuts fuel prices by between 2 to 3 pct - Xinhua
AMMAN, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Jordan's government announced Friday to cut prices of several fuel derivatives by between 2 to 3 percent. The price of gasoline octane-90 will drop by 2 per cent from 0.665 dinar per litre to 0.650 dinar per litre and ...
UK defense minister welcomes Syria ceasefire, wants to see results - NRT
Fallon's comments came as Washington and Moscow announced that the United States, Russia and Jordan reached a ceasefire and "de-escalation agreement" in southwestern Syria, one of the combat zones in a six-year-old civil war. "The recent history of ...altro »
CBJ's decision to raise interest rate 'necessary and timely' — experts - Jordan Times
AMMAN—The Central Bank of Jordan's (CBJ) decision to raise key interest rates last week was an attempt to boost the attractiveness of the Jordanian dinar, economists said Saturday. However, more efforts are needed by the government to boost confidence ...
No changes to monetary policy — PM - Jordan Times
AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Saturday said that the Jordanian dinar is stable and safe and there is no need for changes to the monetary policies, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. Mulki stressed that the Central Bank of Jordan's (CBJ) ...
To stop rumours - Jordan Times
Every now and then rumours spread in the Jordanian financial market, false no doubt, that, given the economic and financial situation in the country, the Jordanian dinar will have to be devalued against the US dollar, which would effectively mean de ...
IMF praises Jordan's progress in economic correction - Jordan Times
In addition, “the recent steps by the Central Bank of Jordan to raise its policy rates have helped to better balance the need for preserving an adequate reserves buffer and confidence in the Jordanian dinar peg against the need to provide supportive ...altro »
Central bank raises interest rates again - Jordan Times
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended the recent steps by the CBJ in raising key monetary policy rates, decisions which have helped preserve the attractiveness of the Jordanian dinar and keep international reserves at adequate levels.altro »
Central bank raises main interest rates by 50 basis points - Jordan Times
The decision also aims at ensuring a boost to competitiveness of assets expressed in Jordanian dinar and preserving financial and monetary stability. Under the decision, the main interest rate at the CBJ stands at 3.25 per cent annually and Jordanian ...altro »