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Latest Financial News in Iran – 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 Blames Int’l Psy-War for Historic Devaluation of National Currency

Iran Blames Int’l Psy-War for Historic Devaluation of National Currency

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says an international psychological warfare and an unrealistic anxiety among the people are the reasons for the recent fall in the value of Iran’s national currency, rial.
Iran after Release of Currency Assets Abroad: President

Iran after Release of Currency Assets Abroad: President

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani says diplomatic and economic officials have launched a push to free the country’s foreign currency assets in the other countries in order to reduce susceptibility to any currency market volatility.
Seoul’s Excuse to Freeze Iran’s Oil Revenues ‘Unacceptable’

Seoul’s Excuse to Freeze Iran’s Oil Revenues ‘Unacceptable’

The spokesperson for the Iranian administration has called on South Korea to unblock the petrodollars it owes to Iran, currently frozen in the Korean banks.
People Contributing to Economy by Trading Shares: Iran President

People Contributing to Economy by Trading Shares: Iran President

The Iranian president says the Tehran Stock Exchange has increased people’s contribution to the country's economy.
Parliament Imposes Fines on Taking Currency Out of Iran

Parliament Imposes Fines on Taking Currency Out of Iran

The Iranian Parliament passed a law on Sunday according to which the plans to take foreign currency out of the country may be subject to forfeiture and will result in financial penalties.
Tehran Stock Exchange Index Passes 1mn Points

Tehran Stock Exchange Index Passes 1mn Points

The Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) index has surpassed 1 million points for the first time in history.
Iranian Newspapers

Decision to Cut Four Zeros from Currency Grabs Headlines in Iran

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, and picked headlines from 12 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
National Currency

Iran Not 1st Country to Lop Zeros Off National Currency

The idea of knocking off zeros from countries’ national currencies goes back decades, with some governments removing noughts from banknotes several times to harness inflation.
Iran to Publicly Sell Shares of Four State-Owned Oil Refineries

Iran to Publicly Sell Shares of Four State-Owned Oil Refineries

Iran’s government spokesman says shares of four refineries will begin to be offered to the public soon.
Tehran Stock Exchange Index Hits Record High of 900,000 Points

Tehran Stock Exchange Index Hits Record High of 900,000 Points

The benchmark Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) index managed to break above its all-time highs hitting over 900,000 points.