Central Banking

Iran bank governor attacked from 'left and right'

According to a report in an Iranian newspaper, in recent weeks and months, political attacks on the Central Bank of Iran and the governor of the bank, Mohsen Nurbakhsh, have intensified dramatically. Analysts said that all political parties had agreed to criticise Mr Nurbakhsh because he was not affiliated to any party. Questions of political meddling and the adverse consequences for central bank independence are raised again.

Below is the text of a report on the website of the Iranian newspap