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.




Iran capital market is untapped and complies with the latest standards set by internationally well-known standard-setters such as IOSCO, WFE, and WFC. Our market offers a high diversity to international investors. Fairness, transparency, and investor protection are what the current investors have been enjoying and the potential investors will find in our market. Put together by our financial, legal and corporate experts, this concise guide has been designed to help potential international investors and businesses navigate this landscape, understand the mechanisms for transferring capitals into our market and overcome any ambiguities they may face along the way. We outline the key requirements and the crucial things you need to know to invest with ease. Our on-the-ground experience as the sole registry entity of the whole Iranian capital market means we understand the realities and complexities of our marketplace.


Statistics section covers financial figures and statistics from CSDI and the four exchanges in Iran i.e. Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), Iran Fara Bourse (IFB), Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME), and Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX). It is periodically updated. CSDI commits itself to offering the latest accurate data. Please note that the data only provides general information and it is not meant to be a trading guide.


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...