Tag Archives | Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO)

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 […]

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, […]

South Korea to Help Develop Iran’s Capital Market

South Korea’s Vice Chairman of Financial Services Commission Jeong Eun-bo said Seoul plans to help Iran develop its capital market. Bilateral cooperation between Iran and South Korea has gained momentum following the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions, Jeong said, Yonhap news agency reported on Tuesday. He made the remarks in a recent meeting with Shapour Mohammadi, […]

Why Iran’s Bond Market isn’t Attracting the Money

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. Why Iran’s Bond Market isn’t Attracting the Money it Needs Despite efforts by Iranian authorities to draw multinational companies to the 9th International Exhibition of Exchange, Bank and Insurance held July 10-13 in Tehran, the […]

Switzerland Eager to Invest in Iran

A Swiss delegation visited the Securities and Exchange Organization of Iran (SEO) with the aim of getting familiar with Iran’s capital market. The group reviewed the diversified investment opportunities created in the post-sanctions era, expressing hope that investment opportunities in Iran’s capital market can be expanded more. Iranian officials explained the present state of the […]

Iran to become Member of IOSCO

By John Lee. The Head of the Securities and Exchange Organization of Iran (SEO) announced that SEO will become a member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). Mohammad Fetanat (pictured) said that, once final, it will enable stock exchanges to submit their request as associate members. (Source: MEFA)

Oman, Iran to Establish Joint Investment Fund

By John Lee. An Iranian delegation led by the head of the Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) visited Oman’s Capital Market Authority (CMA) and held several meetings with Omani senior officials of the capital market to establish a joint investment fund. This fund will be a joint venture and Feeder Fund which invests in the […]

Korea signs MOU with Iran re Stock Market

By John Lee. The Korea Exchange (KRX), operator of South Korea’s stock exchange, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) of Iran in Tehran collaborate and share experience in building related infrastructure. The SEO is Iran’s financial regulatory body, which governs the country’s stock, derivatives and bond markets. The KRX […]