Bond Notes to be released Monday 28 November, RBZ announces
The RBZ has announced that Bond Notes will be released on Monday 28 November 2016. The central bank had so far indicated that the notes would be released before the end of November.
The RBZ made the announcement in a press statement, which we have obtained and you can read here.
Zimbabweans took to Twitter to announce the new development. Here’s a tweet announcing the development by the editor of Zimbabwean weekly paper The Standard, Kholwani Nyathi:
The Reserve bank governor, John Mangudya, had promised this week that they would release specimens before the actual Notes hit the streets. Contrary to that promise, the RBZ governor said in the announcement today that the feature specimens would released at the same time as the Bond Notes.
Rumours that the the Bond Notes would be released onto the market started circulating online Friday evening:
- Leaked Bond Notes specimens circulating on social media
- 5 Need-to-know things about Bond Notes release announcement
- RBZ Full Statement on release of Bond Notes on Monday 28 November