Tag Archives | Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE)

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 […]

Iranian Shareholders face Rocky Road ahead

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.  In its 50-year history, the Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) staged its best performance in the Iranian year beginning March 21, 2013. But by January 2014, it struggled to break or […]

Swedish Firm Accepts Deposits in Bitcoin for Iran Biz

Swedish Firm Accepts Deposits in Bitcoin to Facilitate Business with Iran A Swedish company has come up with an innovative solution which both bypasses US sanctions and does away with the need for banks to process transactions with Iran, a report said. Brave New World Investments AB is reportedly accepting deposits in bitcoin which it […]

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, […]

Will new 5-Yr Plan solve Iran’s Economic Problems?

By Bijan Khajehpour, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. In an interview on Iranian television earlier this week, newly re-elected Speaker Ali Larijani stated that “the economy would be a top priority for the new parliament” and that the finalization of the sixth Five-Year […]

What’s keeping Foreign Money out of Iran’s Stock Exchanges?

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. According to the UN Conference on Trade and Development’s 2015 World Investment Report, Iran saw troubling changes in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in 2014. FDI inflow dropped by a third, while FDI outflow more […]

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 […]

‘Currency Board’ to be Launched for Bonds

The Managing Director of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) has said he is working to develop what he described as a “currency board for bonds“, because it is an attractive option for foreign investors. Hassan Ghalibaf Asl said the Tehran Stock Exchange is now valued at more than $100 billion, and its debt market has huge […]

Boeing ‘Can Still Win Orders’ in Iran

By John Lee. Iran Air is reportedly open to buying aircraft from Boeing, even after placing a $27-billion order for 118 planes from Airbus. Company CEO Farhad Parvaresh told Bloomberg Business: “[Boeing is] lagging behind a bit … “We always thought the 737 for the domestic market is a good option, but they have a rival […]

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 […]