The total mutual fund asset base in India amounted to Rs 23.25 trillion (US$ 358.05 billion) at the end of January 2018, as against Rs 17.38 trillion (US$ 267.65 billion) in January 2017. Also read: Did You Know – 95% Indian households prefer to park their money in bank deposits
Saddam Hussein once withdrew a reported sum of 1 billion US dollars from the Central Bank of Iraq with the aid of nothing more than a handwritten note!
Julius Caesar had his image stamped on Roman currency as early as 44 B.C.! This made the Romans the first to have the image of a living person stamped on a coin.