Jordanian Dinar

Jordanian Dinar

Jordanian Dinar overview

The Jordanian dinar (Arabic: دينار‎; code: JOD; unofficially abbreviated as JD) has been the currency of Jordan since 1950. The Jordanian dinar is also widely used alongside the Israeli shekel in the West Bank. The dinar is divided into 10 dirham, 100 qirsh (also called piastres) or 1000 fulus.

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Jordanian Dinar news

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE deposit over $1bn in Jordan Central Bank

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE deposit over $1bn in Jordan Central Bank

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Central Bank raises overnight interest rate

AMMAN — The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) on Thursday decided to increase the interest rates on its overnight dinar deposit by 25 basis points, effective on Tuesday, June 19, a CBJ statement said.The CBJ, in the statement carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, decided to maintain the interest rate of the soft financing programme presented by CBJ to a set of productive

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Jordan cabinet approves $13bn budget for 2019

AMMAN: Jordan’s cabinet approved on Wednesday a 9.25 billion dinar ($13 billion) budget for 2019 as part of a reform of public finances to ease the country’s record debt burden and spur economic growth hit by conflict in the region, officials said. Finance Minister Izzedin Kanakrieh said the budget, which will be sent to parliament for approval, envisaged a deficit equal to 2

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How Muslims are Changing the Face of Renewable Energy
How Muslims are Changing the Face of Renewable Energy

Climate change disproportionately affects the Muslim world. Jordan has begun to remedy this grave issue.

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Local banking sector ‘most secure’ at pan-Arab level

AMMAN — The volume of combined assets of the Jordanian banking sector reached $70.4 billion by the end of the second quarter of 2018, registering a 1.7 per cent growth compared to the end of 2017, Secretary General of the Union of Arab Banks Wissam Fattouh said on Saturday.Such figures make the Jordanian banking sector the most secure in the Arab region, Fattouh added in a

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Riding Jordan
Riding Jordan

After a decades-long ban, Scott and Jeff become two of the very first foreigners to visit Jordan by motorcycle and discover its fantastic riding roads.

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You know you're a homesick Jordanian when ...

Cooking mansaf for comfort.

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Bahrain dinar, bonds rebound after GCC allies promise to prevent debt crisis

DUBAI — Bahrain's dinar recovered from 17-year lows and its bond prices rebounded on Wednesday after the country's allies in the Arab Gulf Council (GCC) pledged to prevent its ballooning public debt from triggering a financial crisis.Bankers said the pledge of aid to Bahrain by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait eased fears that Manama might be unable to redeem

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Gov’t approves mandating reasons for amended Income Tax Law

AMMAN — The Cabinet on Monday approved the mandating reasons for a draft law amending the Income Tax Law for 2018 and referred it to the Legislation and Opinion Bureau (LOB).During Monday's session, the Council of Ministers reviewed the law, discussing the expected financial and economic outcomes, and issuing directives to publish the draft on the LOB website: www.lob.jo for

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