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Government Auction – Treasure Hunters Corner

Government Auction– A Treasure Hunters Corner By Natasha Eddie Article No. : 06/2017 Every investor wants to have an investment that offers a low risk and options to earn a guaranteed investment return. And while there are choices of investments on the platter to select from, a recommended choice is the Auction Treasury Bills or T-bills in short. The full article can be downloaded below....

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Solomon Islands Currency: The Numismatic Business

Solomon Islands Currency: The Numismatic Business By Daniel Haridi, Chief Manager of Currency & Banking Department Article No. : 05/2017 The word numismatic in the CBSI context refers to coins that are minted or made, depicting certain events to be commemorated for collectors.  There are collectors who collect items for either fun or hobby, for example, collectors of items like stamps, candy bars, beers etc. With regards to coins, there are collectors who collect coins for fun or as a hobby as well. There are also the more serious collectors who collect coins for the intrinsic value of the coins. This group of collectors look at the investment potential from coin collecting because of the alloy composition of the coins like gold or silver. Still others want to collect coins because of the exotic nature and often the rarity of the coin due to errors from minting or because they are considered ancient.    ...

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Rarawa – “Digital finance, key to de-risking”

De-risking has become a development financing issue that many countries in the Pacific are still struggling to tackle. According to the Governor of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands, Mr. Denton Rarawa, this is an issue of concern not only to Central banks in the region but in other parts of the world.

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(September, 2018) 3.3%
GDP (2016)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Real GDP
SBD$ 4,603m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 8,606m
Real GDP Growth3.4%
Foreign Reserves
(November 7, 2018)SBD $5,137m
Interest Rates
(September, 2018)
Deposit Rate0.33%
Lending Rate10.70%
Money Supply
(November 7, 2018)SBD $5,159m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
14/11/2018
Last Week
07/11/2018
USD0.12330.1230
GBP0.09510.0942
EUR
0.10940.1078
AUD0.17120.1704
NZD
0.18280.1846
JPY14.043613.9328
SDR0.08930.0887
CNY0.85780.8515
Index109.6109.6

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