Central Bank of Iran

Iran appointed vice chair of IMF’s G-24

The CBI vice governor for economic affairs, Peyman Ghorbani, has been appointed first vice chair of International Monetary Fund’s Group of Twenty-Four (G-24).

Macro Economy

Luxembourg court officially rejects US long-running request to seize Iran’s $1.6 billion

A top court in Luxembourg has officially blocked a long-running request by the US administration to seize $1.6 billion worth of Iranian cash assets.

Macro Economy

Luxembourg lifts freeze on Iran’s $1.6 billion: CBI governor

Central Bank of Iran (CBI) governor says Luxembourg has unfrozen 1.6 billion dollars of Iran’s assets despite an attempt by the US to get the funds as compensation.

Macro Economy

Central Bank of Iran ready for liquidity injection to shore up economy

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) says it is ready for massive liquidity injections into the banking system as part of efforts to help government shore up the economy.

Macro Economy

Iran approves $5bn cheap loans plan to support businesses amid coronavirus pandemic

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has approved emergency funding worth nearly $5 billion to offer cheap loans to businesses hit by the new coronavirus pandemic.

Macro Economy

Iran’s foreign debt down by 3%: CBI

Iran managed to decrease the size of its foreign debt by around $300 million in a nine-month period ending in December last year, a new report shows.

Macro Economy

CBI launches $3.7 billion credit facility for Iranian SMEs

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has officially launched its new scheme for helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and other manufacturers with an initial credit worth of $3.7 billion.

Macro Economy

Iran launches open market operation, aims at regulating capital flow

Iran has started implementation of open market operation (OMO) policies in its banking system as it seeks control over the capital flow in the country.

Financial Markets

Iranian banks deposits at $195b: CBI

Total deposits with banks and credit institutions reached 22,165 trillion rials ($195 billion) during the fourth month (June 22- July 22) of the current fiscal year indicating 26.9% annual growth.

Financial Markets

CBI eyes more SPVs with ‘friendly neighbours’ to counter US sanctions

Iran’s main financial institution has devised a six-point contingency plan to resist possible consequences of the US move no to renew sanctions waivers for clients of Iranian energy.

Financial Markets