EghtesadOnline: The Central Securities Depository of Iran issued 200,000 trading codes for new investors in Iran’s capital market during the second month of the current fiscal year (April 21-May 21), said CSDI’s deputy manager, Fariba Akhavan.
“The new codes bring the number of capital market investors to 10.23 million since the market’s inception,” she told Securities and Exchange News Agency. Tehran Stock Exchange, Iran’s largest stock exchange, was established in 1967. Akhavan noted that 20 of the codes issued last month were at the request of foreign investors. She did not disclose their nationalities. Foreign investors have received more than 1,000 trading codes up to now. They are from the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, Russia, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Poland, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, China, the Netherlands, India, Turkey, Lebanon, South Africa, Japan, Cyprus, Italy, the UAE, Norway, Greece, Indonesia, Maldives, Canada, Hong Kong, Qatar, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Luxembourg, Kuwait, New Zealand, Malaysia, South Korea, Georgia, Armenia, Jordan, Nigeria and Afghanistan, according to Financial Tribune.