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.

Iranian Banks to Open Representative Offices in UK, Italy, Germany

Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has reported that Iranian banks are planning to establish their representative offices in three European countries of Britain, Italy and Germany.

Iran Seeking Major Financial Reforms: CBI Chief

Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Chief Valiollah Seif announced plans for a comprehensive reform of the country’s financial sector, including changes in laws and regulations of the banking sector and the Central Bank.

US Has Given another $1.3 Billion of Iran’s Money: Report

US payment of $400 million of Iranian money which sparked outcry among American politicians has been followed by another transfer of $1.3 billion, media reports say.

MasterCard Dismisses Reports on Its Activity in Iran

The US-based multinational financial services corporation MasterCard has rejected the recent reports on its cooperation with Iran.

Iran to Introduce MasterCards: Minister

Iran is about to introduce credit card services processed by global payment operator MasterCard for the first time, Communications and Information Technology Minister Mahmoud Vaezi says.

Tehran Ready to Work with Baku on E-Commerce and Financial Post Services

Iran’s Minister of Communications Mahmoud Vaezi said the time is ripe for mutual cooperation between the two countries in the fields of e-commerce and financial post services.

No Hitch to Developing Iran-Pakistan Banking Relations: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says there is no obstacle in the way of the expansion of banking relations between Iran and Pakistan.

Meeting of Iran’s Central Bank, US Treasury, and Int’l Banks Postponed

A meeting between officials from the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), the US Treasury and international banks in London to discuss banking restrictions on trade with Iran despite a lasting nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers has been delayed, the British government said.

Tehran Stock Exchange joins World Federation of Exchanges

An Iranian official says the Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) is joining the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).

Iran’s Cabinet Readying Bill on Big Change in Banking Sector

The Iranian administration has worked out a proposal that, if passed by the Parliament, will usher in a major development in the country’s banking sector, President Hassan Rouhani announced.

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