EghtesadOnline: 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, particularly those pertaining to the hard currency market.
According to CBI’s public relations office, the meeting lasted three hours and economic analysts from different schools of thought offered their views about forex and banking issues. Hemmati, who took the reins of CBI in late June, has said that he will seek the advice of all types of experts. The pundits present at Saturday’s meeting called for “curbing liquidity”, “educating the public to not engage in speculative activities”, “opening forex accounts backed by gold” and “using other countries’ experience on currency market” management. They also underscored CBI’s independence, according to Financial Tribune.