Central Bank of Iran (CBI) News

Central Bank of Iran (CBI) News

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  • Central Bank of Iran Reports 29% Rise in Foreign Assets
    Foreign assets of the Central Bank of Iran increased by 29.6% in the calendar month ending September 22, the regulator’s website reported. According to the monetary and banking indicator report,...
  • SWIFT Unlinks Iran's Central Bank
    Deputy Secretary of the US Treasury, Sigal Mandelker, announced that SWIFT had cut-off Iranian financial institutions targeted by the US sanctions, Sputnik reported. Iran’s central bank is among...
  • CBI Allowed to Intervene in Forex Market
    The government on Saturday authorized the central bank to intervene in the foreign exchange market to prop the rial after the currency fell to record lows in recent weeks against major currencies...
  • CBI: Currency Inflow Growing Steadily
    Governor of the Central Bank of Iran said on Saturday that since his bank allowed the import of hard currency by money exchange houses and other legal and natural persons, the inflow has been...
  • 3 CBI Officials  to Leave
    Following the recent passage of the law banning the employment of retired people in state bodies, three deputies at the Central Bank of Iran are set to leave. According to Boursepress.com, these...
  • MPs Conclude Review of Central Bank Bill
    Members of the economic commission of Iran’s Parliament on Tuesday concluded the review of reform measures concerning the Central Bank of Iran, which is part of wider reforms aimed at overhauling...
  • New CBI Entities Approved
    Members of Majlis Economic Commission on Sunday approved the formation of new specialized committees within the Central Bank of Iran for reviewing articles related to long-awaited bank reforms....
  • CBI Consults Experts
    Governor of the Central Bank of Iran Abdolnasser Hemmati late Saturday sat down with a group of economic experts and university professors to review the country’s latest economic developments,...
  • Banking Reform Bills in MPs’ Crosshairs
    Members of the Iranian Parliament’s economic commission on Saturday continued reviewing articles of long-awaited reform bills targeting the country’s ailing banking system in addition to its...
  • CBI Moves to Regulate Leasing Firms
    The Central Bank of Iran has recognized leasing firms as separate entities from monetary players, potentially opening a new chapter in the country’s lending sector. According to the secretary-...
  • New Appointments at CBI
    Abdolnasser Hemmati, the governor of the Central Bank of Iran, on Monday officially appointed Farhad Hanifi the new deputy for supervisory affairs. He replaces Farshad Heidari who was selected as...
  • CBI Declares War on Liquidity
    The Central Bank of Iran has vowed to curb the rising tide of liquidity, which he blamed as the source of all market volatility, including a currency crisis that has seen the rial drop to record...
  • CBI Expected to Lift Crypto Ban
    When the Central Bank of Iran announces its new regulatory frameworks concerning virtual currencies, it is expected to lift a previous blanket ban on cryptocurrencies. Nasser Hakimi, CBI's deputy...
  • CBI Sets FX Deposit Terms
    The Central Bank of Iran on Saturday notified a directive to the banking system, which sets foreign currency deposit interest rates and doubles down on the previous promise of guaranteed returns...
  • CBI Moves to Sideline USD
    As part of the latest measure to ditch the US dollar from the country's transactions, the Central Bank of Iran has removed the American currency from the list of Sanarate.ir, the website reporting...
  • CBI Outlines Top Priorities
    The governor of the Central Bank of Iran, who took the reins of the policymaking body late last month, has outlined his top priorities for solving the problems and instilling stability in the...
  • Central Bank of Iran Against Market Intervention
    Central Bank of Iran's Governor Abdolnasser Hemmati said the regulator's policy under his watch continues to be non-intervention in the foreign exchange market. "We have said repeatedly that we do...
  • Online Forex System for Knowledge-Based Firms
    The Central Bank of Iran has established an exclusive online system to allocate foreign currencies at cheap government rates to innovative and knowledge-based firms in collaboration with the...
  • Forex, Gold Bull Run Slows Ahead of New CBI Package
    Foreign exchange rates in Tehran's unofficial market declined in a sign that the bull run has slowed, following the Central Bank of Iran's announcement that it will soon unveil a package of new...
  • CBI: New Forex Policy Coming
    Abdolnasser Hemmati, the newly-appointed governor of the Central Bank of Iran, said the ongoing volatility in the currency and gold markets is "unusual" and a byproduct of "enemies' conspiracy". ...
  • New CBI Governor Discusses Coordination With Bank CEOs
    Newly-appointed governor of the Central Bank of Iran, Abdolnasser Hemmati, met with the chief executives of banks and credit institutions to review challenges facing the banking system and carve...
  • Hemmati, 61, is the former head of Central Insurance of Iran who became the 18th head of the country’s central bank.
    Abdolnasser Hemmati, the newly-appointed governor of the Central Bank of Iran, has in his first comments as the country's top monetary policymaker pledged to promote the country's economic growth...
  • Hemmati Appointed CBI Chief
    The Cabinet on Wednesday agreed to appoint Abdolnasser Hemmati as the new governor of the Central Bank of Iran, a move widely seen as the first step in the widely expected reshuffle of President...
  • Full CBI Control Over Financial Sector by Sept.
    The Central Bank of Iran, the lending sector’s top regulator, plans to use its authority to bring the rogue credit cooperatives into line within two months, the CBI’s deputy for supervisory affairs...
  • CBI Mulling Interest Rate Tweaks
    A senior Central Bank of Iran official said the bank is conducting studies to "revise" interest rates in the banking system.  "However, the evaluation of monetary variables and interest rates in...

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