Central Securities Depository Of IRAN

Central Securities Depository of Iran (CSDI)

CSDI is the sole registrar, central custodian and clearing house for the Iranian financial market of four exchanges providing means for issuance.




Founded in 2005 as a public joint stock company, Central Securities Depository of Iran (CSDI) is the sole registry entity in the Iranian capital market. Enjoying a history of 50 years, the Iranian capital market was demutualized in 2005 and as a result, CSDI was legally segregated from the rest of the capital market and commenced to work as an independent and separate entity. It is the central registrar and clearing house for all the exchanges in Iran i.e. Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), Iran FaraBourse (IFB), Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME), and Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX). It takes over the registry, clearing, and settlement issues related to equity, Islamic securities (Sukuk), derivatives, energy contracts, electricity, mercantile products etc...