EghtesadOnline: Currency rates in Tehran briefly hit six-month lows since January 9 as the US dollar was traded for 111,000 rials during the mid-day trade in the open forex market on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: With last week's brief volatility behind, the currency market in Tehran experienced more stability on Saturday. The US dollar, which had surged above the resistance level of 140,000 rials last week, was traded for 137,000 rials in the open market.
EghtesadOnline: Currency rates and gold prices continued their steady rise in Tehran amid a bull run in the stock market. On Monday the US dollar climbed above the resistance level of 140,000 rials for the first time in the current calendar year that began on March 21.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign exchange rates declined on Thursday, after a week of flurry brought the US dollar close to the psychological level of 140,000 rials the previous day.
EghtesadOnline: The US dollar crossed another psychological threshold in Tehran on Monday with price pressures increasing as the end of the Iranian fiscal year approaches in March.
EghtesadOnline: After unexpected gains in currency rates over the past week, the market returned to stability on Thursday. On the last trading day of the Iranian week, the US dollar dropped below the psychological resistance level of 110,000 rials after having approached 120,000 rials a day earlier.
EghtesadOnline: The rise in the retail prices of goods that used the government’s subsidized foreign currency at a rate of 42,000 rials per US dollar (about three times cheaper than the market rate) was no less than in other consumer goods.
EghtesadOnline: South Korea says it has reached a deal with Iran to use local currencies in mutual trade between the two countries instead of the US dollar.
EghtesadOnline: The currency market was hit with a new bout of volatility on Wednesday with the US dollar crossing another threshold on the open market. According to the Tehran Gold and Jewelry Union website, the dollar was trading at around 183,470 rials late afternoon, from around 168,000 rials the day before.
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.