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.


Iran Preparing Infrastructure for Bitcoin Adoption

Iran is preparing the infrastructure for using Bitcoin, the first worldwide crypto currency, said Iran’s Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Amir Hossein Davaee.

Iran, Turkey Ink Deals to Boost Scientific, Environmental Ties

High-ranking officials from Iran and Turkey inked two agreements in a bid to boost cooperation between the two neighboring countries in diverse fields, including science and technology as well as environment.

Iran, Russia Clinch Deal on Financing Projects

The Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance (EXIAR) have signed a memorandum...
Tehran Stock Exchange

Tehran Stock Exchange Market Unaffected by Trump’s Speech

Unlike earlier estimations, Tehran Stock Exchange market has not only remained unaffected by the anti-Iran rhetoric of US President, but also has ridiculed his rhetoric by showing a significant growth in some terms.
The International Monetary Fund

Iran’s Economic Growth Rate Stands at 12.5 Percent: IMF

The International Monetary Fund has in its latest World Economic Outlook announced that Iran's economic growth rate in 2016 was 12.518% year-on-year and its unemployment rate rose to 12.450%, while the inflation rate fell to 9.03%.

Governor of Iran’s Central Bank to Visit US

Governor of Central Bank of Iran, Valiollah Seif, is going to travel to the United States in order to attend the International Monetary Fund’s autumn session.
Iran, Turkey to Use National Currencies in Bilateral Trade

Iran, Turkey to Use National Currencies in Bilateral Trade

Iran and Turkey have signed a draft agreement to carry out trade activities based on their own local currencies instead of traditional foreign currencies such as the euro and the dollar.
Massoud Karbasian

‘IMF, Int’l Banks Not Deterred by Trump’s Pressure from Working with Iran’

Iranian minister of economic affairs and finance says the US president’s recent anti-Iran remarks have had no impact on the approaches of the European and Asian banks as well as international financial institutes towards the Islamic Republic.
Valiollah Seif

Iran Can Attract $3.5 Trillion worth of Foreign Investment: CBI

The Governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI), Valiollah Seif, says the country has the capacity to attract $3500 billion worth of foreign investment in the next two decades due to its unique geopolitical and economic conditions.
Valiollah Seif

Numerous Foreign Investors en Route to Iran: Central Bank

The governor of Iran's Central Bank says a huge number of foreign investors are on their way to Iran due to the consistent policies adopted by the Iranian government to achieve its main economic goals.

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