EghtesadOnline: The latest data released by the Central Bank of Iran indicate that total liquidity crossed 18,828 trillion rials ($144.8 billion) by the end of the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2019).
EghtesadOnline: Stock markets in Iran are on fire. Free flowing liquidity from parallel markets, rise in global commodity and metal prices, bullish foreign exchange rates, good yearend reports for listed companies and a stampede of new retail investors eager to ride the upward momentum have catapulted the Tehran Stock Exchange more than 4% since the start of the current year (March 21).
EghtesadOnline: A monthly report by the Central Bank of Iran released on Sunday, showed liquidity reached 17,645 trillion rials ($150.8 billion) in the Iranian month of Azar (Nov.22-Dec. 21), up 22.1% compared to the same month last year.
EghtesadOnline: Central bank data show that total liquidity was 16.93 quadrillion rials ($166.06 billion) on October 22 -- 20.7% higher compared to the same month last year.
EghtesadOnline: Debts of banks to the Central Bank of Iran have been rising at an alarming rate in recent years and the issue has become a major challenge for the banking system because the unpaid debts are a major factor behind the bulging liquidity and the galloping inflation.
EghtesadOnline: As if the bull run is not about to relent any time soon, Tehran stocks continued their rally on Saturday as a surge of liquidity gravitates toward the equity market. While the stock market growth has been lauded by analysts and officials in equal measure, a growing number of experts seem skeptical about the substance of the rally and fear that speculative bets are gradually supplanting earlier growth backed by fundamental factors.
EghtesadOnline: Iran stock market has had a stellar performance in the first half of the current financial year that began in March. The flow of liquidity from small investors struggling to persevere their assets in the face of a depreciating rial, has been the highlight of the equity market's success and the main driving force behinds its rally this time.
EghtesadOnline: A look at the balance sheets of Iranian banks and credit institutions shows that their capacity to create money and allocate credit has been significantly influenced by the current state of liquidity and is expected to drop.
EghtesadOnline: Governor of the Central Bank of Iran Abdolnasser Hemmati late Monday met with chief executives of banks and credit institutions to evaluate the country’s monetary and banking developments and discuss the reformative role of banks in creating market stability.
EghtesadOnline: The total volume of liquidity in Iran reached 16.02 quadrillion rials ($150.43 at market exchange rate) by the end of the fourth month of the current fiscal year on July 22, the latest report by the Central Bank of Iran shows.