Zimbabwean currency reduced by trillion to one

February 2nd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS  

Harare, Feb 2 (DPA) Zimbabwe’s central bank slashed another 12 zeroes off the country’s worthless currency Monday, shrinking 1 trillion Zimbabwe dollars into a single Zimbabwe dollar.The move by Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono comes just six months after he lobbed ten zeroes off the money in August last year. But world-record inflation estimated to be in the billions of percent quickly eroded the currency’s value again.

On Sunday, one US dollar was trading for 250 trillion Zimbabwe dollars.

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