The Financial Tribune is the first Iranian economic English daily founded in 2014. Headquartered in Tehran the Financial Tribune has a special page for the domestic/global news and analysis on the oil, gas and power industries.
Their focus point is basically economic issues of Iran. They also cover National news as well. They have other pages like Energy, World Economy, International, People, art & Culture. The Tribune has been actively covering news about Iran’s re-engagement with the global economy following the lifting of the sanctions on January 2016, including Iran’s airplane deals, banking relations, bilateral trade, auto deals, and international cooperation in oil, gas and renewable energies. The paper was ranked 6th in Ministry of Culture’s list of top Iranian business newspapers in 2016. From among six candidates the Financial Tribune was selected by judges as the top website in the ‘Economic News’ category in the ninth edition of Iran Web Awards in 2017.
The authority says that they are committed to providing news, views and analysis from distinguished Iranian economists, opinion-makers, academia and analysts. Their readership includes economic stakeholders, policy and decision-makers, investment firms, bankers and university instructors. They claim that their objective is to ensure accurate and timely reporting on prices of all listed commodities and shares, both Iranian and international, is demonstrated in their three full ‘Market Monitor’ pages every day. English-speakers interested in Iran’s economic agenda can contribute to their pages. The daily has 50 staff writers.
The circulation is 60,000 (January 2016). Alexa Traffic Rank is 1,32,705 and the global rank 77,495.
Editor-in-chief of the daily is Khosro Ghadiri and the owner is Alireza Bakhtiari under their parent company, the Donya-e-Eqtesad Taban Co. This company also publishes a Persian-language newspaper namely Donya-e-Eqtesad.