Inside Iran: A rial fine mess

06.10.2012                      20.Tischrei. 5773                      Chol Hamo'ed 4

Iran:

Inside Iran: A rial fine mess

Iran’s free-falling currency reveals intense political rivalries as well as economic cracks.

As demonstrators clashed with police outside the Tehran Bazaar on Wednesday, analysts questioned whether the protests are just localized dissatisfaction over the country’s crashing national currency or whether they are the first signs of deeper unrest as sanctions bite harder, exacerbated by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s economic mismanagement….