EghtesadOnline: Euro and the Chinese yuan topped the Central Bank of Iran's list of subsidized currencies allocated for imports in the past 13 months, with USD at the bottom of the list.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign exchange rates gained on the Tehran currency market on Sunday for the first time after a period of stability with the dollar again crossing the resistance level of 140,000 rials. In late afternoon, the greenback traded at 144,000 rials. The euro changed hands for 166,000 rials, up from the previous day's 159,000 rials.
EghtesadOnline: The currency market in Tehran stabilized further on Sunday with the USD exchange rate dropping below the support level of 140,000 rials. The greenback was traded for 138,000 rials on the open market to post the fourth straight decline. The Euro changed hands for 160,000 rials -- down from 162,400 at the outset of trade.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign exchange rates were again defiant and continued to climb on Tuesday with the US dollar surpassing the all-time high of 160,000 rials.
EghtesadOnline: The US dollar has been completely eliminated from trade deals conducted between Iran and Iraq due to US sanctions and the neighboring countries have shifted toward the euro and national currencies, the head of Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce said.
EghtesadOnline: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Ankara’s readiness to refuse dollars and euros in the country’s trade with partners, including Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Iran and Russia are currently conducting bilateral trade in their local currencies, rial and ruble respectively, as well as euro, a former official of Iran-Russia Chamber of Commerce said.
EghtesadOnline: Investors piled into safe-haven bets on Tuesday as political turmoil in Italy sparked fears of another euro crisis, driving up the Japanese yen and pushing the U.S. dollar to a 10-month high against the euro.
EghtesadOnline: A worsening political crisis in Italy provoked a second day of selling on European markets, with the euro cut to an 11-month low, stocks punished and short-term borrowing costs surging for the government in Rome.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. oil futures sank to six-week lows on Monday on expectations that major producers may raise output, while Asian stocks and U.S. share futures gained on signs the United States and North Korea were still working towards holding a summit.