8) The process of redenominating
domestic euro deposits into domestic currency, which would then lose value against the euro, would trigger a system-wide bank run, at times that the ECB would be reluctant to provide the lender-of-last-resort support.
Finance Undersecretary Rosalia de Leon, incoming National Treasurer, said positive investor perception of Philippine credit allowed the government "to achieve our objective of redenominating
our debt into the local currency.
the kwacha will be of great value to businesses and will reduce inputting errors.
But the scheme, which involved redenominating
the North Korean won, reportedly lead to widespread panic and unrest as many North Koreans saw their savings wiped out.
In January 2008, the Venezuelan Government adopted the "bolivar fuerte" as its new currency, effectively redenominating
the previous currency, the "bolivar," by removing three zeroes (1 bolivar fuerte=1,000 bolivars).
Before the formal announcement, party sources said the coalition considered redenominating
the yen by chopping two zeros off it, but that was left out due to opposition within the ruling bloc.
In addition, it leaves open the possibility of redenominating
the legal instrument into euros should the parties so choose.
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The money will be spent on developing roads, redenominating
its currency and overhauling commercial legislation--all aimed at making the country a more investor-friendly destination.
In addition to profit-taking, reports that the ruling coalition plans to call for redenominating
the yen, which came shortly before the end of trading, stirred last-minute sell-offs, dealers said.
North Korea informed its citizens and foreign embassies on Monday that it would be redenominating
The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its two ruling coalition partners said Thursday they have begun detailed studies of redenominating
the Japanese currency in January 2002 to remove two zeros and make 100 of today's yen into 1 yen.