Islamic Republic of Iran : Selected Issues Paper

Publication Date: August 11, 2011
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Summary: In this study, the role of the financial sector and Islamic finance in the development of Iran’s economic strategy is discussed. The structure and governance aspects of Iran’s financial system are explained by means of equity finance and the banking sector. The role of Iron Mercantile Exchange (IME) is explained under equity finance. The performance and soundness of banks in Iran are analyzed. Finally, a framework for Iran’s financial stability is explained. Financial, operational restructuring, and international experiences of corporate restructuring are also outlined.
Series: Country Report No. 11/242
Subject(s): Financial soundness indicators | Financial systems | Central bank role | Banking sector | Bank supervision | Capital markets | Islamic banking | Securities regulations | Selected issues | Stock markets | Iran, Islamic Republic of

Publication Date: August 11, 2011
ISBN/ISSN: 9781462330461/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1IRNEA2011002 Pages: 28
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