Tehran bourse chief quits over crypto mining gear: media

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Tehran’s stock exchange will open the trading week on Saturday under new leadership after its head resigned following the “discovery” of cryptocurrency mining equipment on the premises. “The president of the Tehran Stock Exchange Ali Sahrai resigned and Mahmoud Goudarzi has been named to lead this body,” the official IRNA news agency said. The personnel change followed “controversy triggered by the discovery of cryptocurrency mining equipment”, IRNA said. It added that the find came during a “surprise visit to the basement of the exchange building”. “Mining” digital currency requires the use o…

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