Tag Archives | Iran Fara Bourse (IFB)

Iran’s Debt Market emerges as Key to Economic future

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. The rising issuance of various Islamic sukuk and, in particular, Islamic Treasury bills in the past three years in Iran is seen as evidence of the success and allure of the Iranian debt market. However, […]

IFC signs Data Vending Agreement with Greek Firm

By John Lee. The Iran Financial Center (IFC) has reportedly signed a data vendor agreement with Greece’s Inforex S.A.. Under the deal, the IFC will provide Inforex with data about Iranian companies listed on the exchanges for a period of two years, while Inforex will commit to offer them to the foreigners interested in making […]

Financial Tech Gaining Steam in 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. The Iranian capital played host to the four-day FINEX 2017 exhibition April 15-18. The annual event gathered more than 250 Iranian entities involved in banking and finance. While organizers dubbed it an international expo, only […]

Private Sector having hard time Financing Expansion

By Navid Kalhor for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  The Islamic bond market in Iran was first kick-started in 2011, with Mahan Air’s issuance of ijara sukuk on the over-the-counter Iran Fara Bourse (IFB) to finance its purchase of […]

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 […]

Bank Mellat Shares Lose 37.5% in One Day

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. The sudden and sharp fall in the main index of the Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) on Jan. 24 came as a real shock to investors. After allowing the resumption of trade in Bank Mellat shares, […]

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 […]