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TSE attends Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges session

By John Lee. During the session, the Secretary-General of FEAS submitted a report on the actions taken and the duties assigned. The FEAS members exchanged views on the general policies of FEAS and the membership status of the Istanbul Stock Exchange. Also, the necessary changes and amendments were made to the FEAS Statutes. It was […]

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, […]

IRISL seeking London Share Listing

By John Lee. The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has reportedly held meetings in London to discuss a possible listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The company was removed from sanctions blacklists last year, and has already placed an order for new ships estimated to be worth $626 million. But according to […]

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 Rouhani is moving to boost Iran’s Stock Market

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. Central banks play a key role in maintaining sustainable growth in equity markets through monetary policies. To this end, crucial strategies include adjusting the interbank interest rate in the context of a close watch […]

Tehran Stock Exchange Hits 1-Yr High

By John Lee. The Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) has rallied to a one year high on Tuesday, reports CTV News. Daily trade has also increased from $40 million to $133 million since the implementation of the nuclear deal two weeks ago. Stockbroker Tahereh Mollaie says the rise shows that “trust is [returning] to the market.” […]

Investment Firms Buying Iran Shares

By John Lee. UK’s Charlemagne Capital has bought around $50 million of 18 Tehran-listed stocks, joining another British investment company, Sturgeon Capital, that bought shares in Iran’s stock market in December. The company was reported last year to have teamed up with Turquoise Partners, a Tehran-based investment firm. Dominic Bokor-Ingram from Charlemagne Capital told Reuters: […]

Why are Iranian Investors Shrugging at Nuclear Deal?

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 main index of the Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) (pictured) rose 221.7 points to hit 61,691 Dec. 30 — the last working day of 2015 in Iran. It has hovered around the same level […]

Tehran, Istanbul Bourses sign MOU

The Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on bilateral cooperation with Istanbul Stock Exchange, also known as Borsa Istanbul, according to the Fars News Agency. The MOU was signed by Hassan Qalibaf-Asl [Hassan Ghalibaf Asl] (pictured), the managing director of TSE, and Tuncay Dinc, the CEO of Borsa Istanbul. Qalibaf-Asl […]

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 […]

Iranian Stocks continue Two-Year Slump

By Morteza Ramezanpour, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Lingering ambiguities, cuts in company earnings, high interest rates, stubborn inflation and Western sanctions have combined to send the Tehran Stock Exchange’s TEDPIX to its lowest point in over two years. According to Tehran […]

Cooperation between Iran, Luxembourg Stock Exchanges

The President of the Iranian Securities and Exchange Organization, Mohammad Fetanat, has called for the facilitation of ‘joint cooperation’ between the supervisory bodies of the Iranian and Luxembourg stock exchanges. At a meeting with Robert Scharfe, President of Luxembourg Stock Exchange, he pointed to Iran’s economic capabilities and history of the capital market in the […]