Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe releases ‘bond notes’ amid public anger

Public fears new currency is a return to old notes which fuelled inflation to record highs

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe released $10 million worth of "bond notes" into circulation today (November 28) as it attempts to avert a cash crisis and a return to hyperinflation.

The bond notes will be released into the market through normal banking channels in small denominations, the central bank said in a statement. $2 and $5 notes will be introduced and circulate alongside the $1 bond coin, which was released over a year ago.

"The initial release of bond notes shall be in an amount of $10

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