EghtesadOnline: The Iranian National Tax Administration has prepared a draft proposal for taxing cryptocurrency exchanges and called on the relevant regulatory bodies to pave the way for legalizing the crypto exchanges.
EghtesadOnline: The growing interest in investments in cryptocurrencies among Iranians has raised Majlis concerns with the speaker on Thursday calling on financial authorities to exercise caution in dealing with the controversial issues related to cryptocurrencies.
EghtesadOnline: Experts and private sector representatives say the parliament needs to expand the scope of cryptocurrency regulations to cover crypto trade and restrain the bureaucracy tied to obtaining government licenses.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran on Thursday warned against rampant trade in cryptocurrencies following the deep recession in parallel asset markets.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian Fintech Association, a non-government body formed by fintech startups, has responded to measures announced by the Central Bank of Iran to block payment gateways of cryptocurrency exchange websites.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani has instructed the security apparatus to find and end illegal cryptocurrency mining following rare power outages across the country.
EghtesadOnline: Cryptocurrency could be used to import electronic devices, says Shahab Javanmardi, a member of the Iran Chamber of Commerce Industries Mining and Agriculture, noting that a change in government approach is necessary for such deals.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran is studying the issuance of “crypto-rial” as a central bank digital currency (CBDC) and a digital form of the country’s fiat money, the CBI director of Payment Systems Department said.
EghtesadOnline: The Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) has identified and shut 1,100 unlicensed crypto mining farms with the help of whistleblowers.
EghtesadOnline: Crypto analysts believe Bitcoin price is set for a near-term rally as a key technical pattern points toward $9,800.