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    Switzerland Becomes Two-Time Winner of IBNS Banknote of the Year Award

    After a close vote, the Swiss 10 franc was announced banknote of the year.

      Each year the International Bank Note Society (IBNS) holds its prestigious “Bank Note of the Year Award.” In 2017 alone, there were over 170 new banknotes issued and released worldwide. Out of these banknotes, almost a third were eligible to compe...

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    Swiss National Bank Announces New Currency to Enter Circulation

    The Swiss National Bank will release new CHF 200 banknotes on August 22.

      With the security of banknotes increasing over the past couple of years, many countries have begun to develop new banknote series that adopt these advanced features. This month, the Swiss National Bank announced its newest addition to their ninth ...

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    5 of the World's Most Unique New Year's Eve Traditions

    A look at how country's around the globe ring in the New Year.

      Traveling out of the country this December? If you aren’t planning on staying in the U.S. this New Year’s Eve, you don’t have to worry about missing out on the festivities as many countries have exciting celebrations of thei...

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    U.S. Treasury Semi-Annual Report Refuses to Call China a Currency Manipulator

    China remains on the U.S. Treasury’s monitoring list, along with other countries.

      The U.S. Treasury has chosen not to label China as a currency manipulator. The debate over China’s status as a currency manipulator has been ongoing as a variety of China’s actions draw attention from the Treasury Department. While the depart...

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    Switzerland's New 10 Franc Currency Released October 18

    Introducing the third banknote in Switzerland's new series. Here's what you need to know.

      Switzerland’s new banknote series will reach its halfway mark on October 18 with its newest addition, the 10-franc bill. “More than 20 years have passed since the last banknote series was issued,” according to the Swiss National Bank. In orde...

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    Swiss National Bank Introduces New 50 Franc

    The Swiss National Bank will soon begin circulating a new 50 franc, here's what you need to know.

    Photo: Swiss National Bank   The Swiss National Bank has announced the official release of their new 50 Switzerland Franc on April 12. It’s the first denomination set to be released out of six banknotes that are scheduled to release between 2016...

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