Iranian stock market hits new high

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Iranian stock market kept surging to new high despite a dire situation in the country’s forex market where the national currency rial fell against major international currencies. The Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) advanced on Monday with main index TEDPIX rising 3.13 percent to hit 1,341,532 points. A total of 9.4 billion shares changed hands in 1.5 million exchanges in the TSE, bringing nearly 124 trillion rials ($650 million) to the market.