EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran is expanding the scale of its monitoring of banks’ lending policies with the help of innovative IT tools.
EghtesadOnline: Data published by the Central Bank of Iran show lenders have performed reasonably better in reducing non-performing loans in the previous fiscal year that ended in March.
EghtesadOnline: To streamline tax regime and improve collections, the Central Bank of Iran says about 8.5 million point-of-sale terminals and payment gateways are now connected to electronic portals of the Iranian National Tax Administration (INTA).
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran is to authorize the first neobank by the March yearend but digital banking experts doubt the readiness of the banking industry to admit fully digital players.
EghtesadOnline: The weekly government bond auctions held by the Central Bank of Iran again failed to attract buyers this week.
EghtesadOnline: Currency and gold prices increased on Monday contrary to expectations of the Central Bank of Iran that rates will decline as the Iran nuclear talks in Vienna make progress.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran announced that as of April 26, the PAYA network, an electronic clearing house, has stopped processing transactions lacking full ID of bank customers.
EghtesadOnline: Data released by the Central Bank of Iran show lending by banks increased in the month to January 19.
EghtesadOnline: Data released by the Central Bank of Iran indicate that banks handled transactions worth almost 775.3 trillion rials ($3.2 billion) a day at the interbank market in the previous fiscal year (March 2020-21).
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran will soon unveil its contactless payment scheme, allowing cardholders to make payment transactions solely using their smartphones, the bank's governor says.