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Move to hand control over Bond Market to Central Bank

By Alireza Ramezani for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iranian MPs move to hand control over bond market to Central Bank The Iranian parliament has called for a pause in issuing government bonds on capital markets, accusing the government of President Hassan Rouhani of […]

Iran in Talks to get First Credit Rating

By John Lee. PressTV reports that Iran is in discussions to get its first credit rating, following the lifting of sanctions. Mohammad Nahavandian (pictured), the chief of staff for the Iranian President, told Reuters he expected the agencies to provide a full rating, but did not not identify the agencies. None of the major ratings firms […]

How Iran Plans to Cover its Budget Deficit

By Navid Kalhor, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Research shows that countries where businesses can easily raise funds in the bond market typically experience comparatively faster and stronger recoveries from a recession. This finding is important for a nascent market at its embryonic […]