All tagged monetary policy
◢ The governor of the Riksbank, Sweden’s central bank, is visiting Iran on April 5th on the invitation of Iran’s central bank governor Valiollah Seif. With an agenda focused on technical exchanges, a spokesperson for the Riksbank confirmed to Bourse & Bazaar that Ingves will give a presentation entitled “Central Banking and Financial Crisis: Lessons Learned.”
◢ To win foreign investment, Iran's needs to boost development expenditures. But expansionary fiscal policy will require a new source of revenue, as oil sales remain stagnant and tax rises remain politically risky.
◢ A sovereign debt sale, long discussed by Iranian officials, is the fundamental way Iran can find the revenues to self-fund growth. The Rouhani administration must focus on making its bond offering a reality.
◢ In most countries, central bankers wield immense influence over the economy through their monetary policy.
◢ The Central Bank of Iran has struggled to secure the power and independence of its foreign equivalents, hindering economic planning and growth.