EghtesadOnline: An unprecedented bank merger is underway in Iran since last March in which five banks and credit institutions affiliated to military organizations are being merged with the state-owned Bank Sepah.
EghtesadOnline: Economy Minister Farhad Dejpasand unveiled an online system that tracks surplus assets owned by banks and credit institutions.
EghtesadOnline: More than 22,630.7 trillion rials ($191 billion) in deposits were held by banks and credit institutions during the month to August 22, according to a Central Bank of Iran report.
EghtesadOnline: 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.
EghtesadOnline: Banks and credit institutions in Iran are facing a myriad of challenges including cumbersome regulations and technical issues to boost capital through revaluation of their assets, a senior banking official said.
EghtesadOnline: Banks and credit institutions in Iran lent 3,821 trillion rials ($34.1 billion) during the first six months (March 21-Sept. 22) of the current fiscal year.
EghtesadOnline: An executive bylaw of the Central Bank of Iran has made it mandatory for banks and credit institutions to create special units to deal exclusively with possible money laundering issues.
EghtesadOnline: During the calendar month to June 22, total deposits with banks and credit institutions reached 21,765 trillion rials ($190.09 billion), up 26.6% year-on-year.
EghtesadOnline: In a directive to banks and credit institutions, the Central Bank of Iran has obliged borrowers to submit credit rating reports from relevant rating companies.
EghtesadOnline: Data about loans given by banks and credit institutions based on different Islamic banking contracts show “partnership loans” had the biggest share by the end of the third quarter of the present fiscal year on June 21.