Kian Debt Market Observer

Option contracts on Islamic treasury bills were issued on Farabourse derivatives market.

The first option contracts on Islamic T-bills (TB11) were issued on Wednesday on the Farabourse derivatives market. With this instrument, investors can only take long positions unless in order to close one.At Iran’s Exhibition of Exchange, Bank & Insurance industries (Finex 2017), the Chairman of SEO stated that the issuing debt securities has been a valuable experience in the past years and the rates shall be considered more cautiously this year.According to the Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance ,a total amount of IRR 528 tr
(USD 14 bn)* worth of funds has been raised through the capital market last year indicating a 285% growth in the last four years.

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