Iran’s stock market surges past key level to record high, as analysts warn of bubble – ZAWYA

SourceZawya
SectorFinancial Markets
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

Iran's stock market surges past key level to record high, as analysts warn of bubble Tehran Stock Exchange's benchmark TEDPIX index gained 46,844 points in early trading    Stock market employees work at Tehran's Stock Exchange, Iran, January 17, 2016. REUTERS/Raheb HomavandiDUBAI - Iran's main stock index broke through the key 2 million point mark for the first time ever on Sunday, state media reported, amid warnings that the market is overheating.The Tehran Stock Exchange's benchmark TEDPIX index gained 46,844 points in early trading, the official IRNA news agency said, up 2.4%.The index closed at 1,961,649 on Saturday after surging by over 57,325 points, or 3.01%, on the day, according to the Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) website.Iran's clerical rulers have been encouraging ordinary Iranians to invest in local stocks to...read more...