News and opinion on the banking and finance sectors domestically and abroad. It includes national-level policy-making, the Central Bank of Iran, the stock exchange, as well as private actors in the field.

CBI’s 55th annual general assembly convenes

The 55th annual general assembly of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) was attended by President Hassan Rouhani and bank officials on Saturday.

Iran urges US to tell EU banks trade Ok

Iran says it wants the United States to publicly pledge that it would not penalize European banks for legitimate trade with the Islamic Republic.

Bank Melli to Begin Exchange Transfers for Iranian Expatriates

Gholam-Reza Panahi, the deputy governor for currency affairs at the Bank Melli of Iran (BMI), said that the bank is ready to receive foreign...

Banking relations between Iran and Turkey go back to normal

Iran's Ambassadorto Turkey Ali-Reza Bigdeli announced banking relations between the two countries go back to normal and Bank Mellat will resume its operations in...

Security Council removes Bank Sepah, Bank Sepah Int’l from 2231 list

The UN Security Council in New York removed names of Iran’s Bank Sepah and Bank Sepah International from the 2231 List after concluding its consideration of the de-listing request.

Presence of foreign banks spurs competitiveness: MP

An Iranian MP has said that foreign bank presence in Iran would infuse liquidity into the national economy which could help production flourish, if managed properly.

Iran to invest in New Development Bank

A deputy economy minister has said that efforts to develop Iran-Brazil ties have gained momentum and that the two countries have inked deals on customs, double taxation and joint ventures.
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Iran, Azerbaijan plan to establish joint bank

The minister of communications and information technology has said that a number of Iran's private banks are interested in entering Azerbaijan's banking market.

Two Iranian banks to start operating in UK soon: CBI head

The CBI governor has said that Iran and Britain seek to exchange banking delegations in order to pave the way for cooperation between Iranian and British banks.

Official invites Japanese banks to launch branches in Iran

Iran’s free trade zones are appropriate for the establishment of branches of Japanese banks and insurance companies, said Afkhamirad in a meeting with a top Japanese delegation.

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