News and updates about Rial

Former governor of Iran's central bank sent to prison

Former governor of Iran's central bank sentenced to 10 years in prison for violating the country's currency system.

Former governor of Iran's central bank sent to prison

US sanctions are destroying Iran's economy - critics were wrong

US sanctions are destroying Iran's economy - critics were wrong

Iranian parliament sacks economics minister

Parliament votes out top economic official as currency plunges.

Iranian parliament sacks economics minister

Iran's rial hits record low

Over 102,000 rials match up against a single US dollar as Islamic Republic's economic crisis deepens.

Iran's rial hits record low

Iran currency hits record low as US policy to change under Trump

Iranian rial drops to record low as foreign businesses uncertain of Trump's intentions towards enforcing sanctions against Iran.

Iran currency hits record low as US policy to change under Trump

Obama Slaps Sanctions on Iran's Currency

Obama signs executive order, authorizing new sanctions targeting Iran's currency and automobile industry.

Obama Slaps Sanctions on Iran's Currency and Auto Industry

Iran's Currency Plummets to All-Time Low

Iran’s rial has plummeted to an all-time low, dropping more than 21 percent drop over two weeks.

Iran's Currency Plummets to All-Time Low

Analysis: Iran Is Running Scared

Statements from Iran on the currency crisis and the drone that Israel downed shows it is running scared, according to analysts.

Analysis: Iran Is Running Scared

Scuffles in Tehran as Citizens Protest

Scuffles break out in central Tehran as citizens protest over Iran's plunging currency, which has lost more than half its value.

Scuffles in Tehran as Citizens Protest Plunging Currency

Ahmadinejad: We Won't Retreat on Nuclear Issue

Iran will not back down on its nuclear program despite the Western sanctions,says President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Ahmadinejad: We Won't Retreat on Nuclear Issue

Ahmadinejad Denies Reports of Failing Economy

The Iranian President says his country's enemies are waging a 'psychological war' with their efforts to cripple the economy

Ahmadinejad Denies Reports of Failing Economy

Iranian Currency Dives, Ahmadinejad in Hot Water

Ahmadinejad faces parliamentary questioning as sanctions help sink the “rial” currency by 20 percent in two days. Iranians running scared.

Iranian Currency Dives, Ahmadinejad in Hot Water

Iran's Currency Sinks to New Low

Iran's rial dives six percent to a new low of around 28,600 to the dollar. Economy minister says sanctions are hurting 'the enemy'.

Iran's Currency Sinks to New Low

Iran's Rial Sinks to Historical Low

Iran's rial sinks about five percent as the economy suffers from international sanctions.

Iran's Rial Sinks to Historical Low

‘Anti-American' Iranians Love US Dollar

There is a limit to Iran’s anti-American stance as the almighty dollar replaces the local "rial" currency at the Tehran Grand Bazaar.

‘Anti-American' Iranians Love US Dollar

Iranian Currency Crashes 80 Percent in One Month

Iran's currency sinks again after the European Union slapped sanctions on oil imports. The ‘rial” has crashed 80 percent in one month.

Iranian Currency Crashes 80 Percent in One Month

Iran Panics as Currency Sinks on US Sanctions

New US sanctions dealt Iran a potentially lethal economic blow even before they took effect. Iran tries to stop currency crash.

Iran Panics as Currency Sinks on US Sanctions