EghtesadOnline: A draft of rules for holding and trading cryptocurrencies has been finalized and should be approved by the government, says the deputy governor of the Central Bank of Iran for Innovative technologies.
EghtesadOnline: Rules for cryptocurrency exchanges are expected to be finalized in the near future, a lawmaker said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s capital market should genuinely consider use of blockchain technology as it can help address some major needs and at the same time create new vistas for reviving the share market, said Majid Eshqi, head of the Securities and Exchange Organization.
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.