EghtesadOnline: The Majlis Research Center says a new government plan to divest its assets in assorted companies via exchange-traded funds is not “privatization in the true sense”.
EghtesadOnline: In an analytical report appraising measures taken to curb inflation, the Majlis Research Center says the government has resorted largely to temporary and micro measures to curb inflation and control liquidity but in doing so has failed to address macro variables.
EghtesadOnline: In a report on the misuse of the National Development Fund of Iran, the Majlis Research Center says a large part of the sovereign wealth fund has been used in sectors outside the purview of the fund.
EghtesadOnline: The Majlis Research Center holds the view that the government can significantly boost its foreign currency earnings by rewriting the Central Bank of Iran’s controversial policy on repatriating currency earnings from non-oil exports.
EghtesadOnline: The Majlis Research Center has called on the government and monetary regulators to boost the capital buffers of banks to help them cope with recession that observers predict will afflict the economy.
EghtesadOnline: The research arm of the Majlis in a new assessment of next year's proposed budget, says government revenues predicted for fiscal 2019-20 are unlikely to materialize.
EghtesadOnline: After reviewing Iran’s conformance to a host of international banking regulations and standards, the research arm of the parliament has noted that the country’s banking woes are rooted internally and called for directing attention and resources to improve the system.
EghtesadOnline: The research arm of the Iranian Parliament has warned against the detrimental effects of the government engaging in a widespread issuance of bonds, especially on bank interest rates, and proposed that the Central Bank of Iran act as the official watchdog of the bonds.