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Dropping Interest Rates could Increase Inflation in Iran

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. Real interest rates in Iranian money markets have risen to all-time highs under the administration of President Hassan Rouhani. This is due to the sharp reduction in inflation, which the administration boastfully declares as its […]

Why High Inflation may Return to Iran

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. Top Iranian banking executives agreed Feb. 13 to cut the deposit rate of one-year rial saving accounts by two percentage points — from 20% to 18% — for the second time this Iranian calendar […]