Finance

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.

Tayyebnia and Seif Positive about Growth Rates and Inflation

IFP: Economic Minister Ali Tayyebnia and Governor of the Central Bank of Iran Valiollah Seif both addressed the 26th Annual Conference on Monetary and...

Switzerland Ready to Assist Iran in Post-Sanctions Era

Yves Rossier, the secretary of state at the Swiss Foreign Ministry, said his country is prepared to help Iran to reclaim its previous economic position at the international level following the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions.

Iran’s Petropars in Investment Talks with Royal Dutch Shell: Official

Iran’s Pertropars Company and the global energy giant Royal Dutch Shell are in talks to boost their investment strategies in the country's growing energy sector, following the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions, an Iranian official said.

Iran, Bosnia agree to expand banking cooperation

Iranian Ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina Seyyed Hossein Rajabi and the Head of the Central Bank of Bosnia discussed expanding bilateral banking relations.

No More Barrier to Trade with Iran in Euros: Diplomat

A ranking Iranian diplomat said there are no more limits on the country’s financial transactions with foreign banks in euros, a clear sign of which was India’s recent move to clear part of its debts to Iran in euros through a Turkish bank.
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Global Banks Need Immunity from Allegations of Sanctions Breaches: CBI Chief

The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) said the global banks need “reassurances” that they will not be accused of breaching sanctions if they rekindle ties with the Islamic Republic despite a lasting nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.

CBI Chief: Europe, US Failed to Meet Commitments on JCPOA

Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Chief Valiollah Seif censured certain Western countries, the US in particular, for failing to meet their commitments under a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers (also known as the JCPOA).
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Any Request for Banking Guarantees in Ties with Europe Is Nonsense: Official

A senior Iranian official has dismissed a recent report that European banks had asked Iran to provide guarantees to compensate for possible future penalties imposed by the US for resuming banking activities with Iran. Text from IRNA, translated by IFP.

Javan: European Banks Demand $15bn from Iran

On Friday May 13, US Secretary of State John Kerry met with heads of 10 European banks. According to a report by Javan newspaper,...

Workgroup Recommends SNSC ‘Address US Seizure of CBI Assets’

The government’s Special Workgroup on the US Seizure of Central Bank Assets has drafted a report of the developments on the US encroachments on the Central Bank assets.

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