Iran Inflation at 25-Year Low May Spur Rate Cut to Boost Growth

  • Price growth data comes as banks lower 1-year deposit rate
  • Investment environment boosted by lifting of nuclear sanctions

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani.

Photographer: Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Iranian inflation eased into single digits for the first time in a quarter century, delivering on a commitment made by President Hassan Rouhani and creating room to lower borrowing costs that have stymied growth.

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