FinTech compliant institutions pose competition to large banks

Bahrain, Dec. 7 -- Manama "Banks are investing in their own technology, as well as collaborating with FinTechs, to gain new capabilities. Simultaneously, digital banks were noted to be emerging as a ... Read More

Ithmaar wins Fastest Growing Islamic Fintech Bank award

MANAMA, Dec. 5 -- Ithmaar Bank B.S.C. (closed), a Bahrain-based Islamic retail bank, has won the Fastest Growing Islamic Fintech Bank Award at the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) 2019. The pr... Read More

The Conference Board launches its activities in Bahrain

Bahrain, Dec. 5 -- Manama - The event was structured with a seminar organized in the presence of a large number of interested officials from the banking, investment and other sectors. The launch of t... Read More

AFS raises the bar for Contact Center Offering

Manama, Dec. 4 -- Arab Financial Services (AFS), the region's leading payment solutions provider and FinTech enabler, has expanded its contact center offering providing a tailored service for Decimal ... Read More

GFH scoops Best Islamic Investment Bank award at WIBC 2019

Manama, Dec. 4 -- GFH Financial Group (GFH) has won Best Islamic Investment Bank award in the Performance Awards 2019 category during gala dinner of the 26th Annual World Islamic Banking Conference (W... Read More

BisB will emerge even stronger after NBB acquisition, says Moody's

Bahrain, Dec. 4 -- MANAMA - National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) bid to acquire 100 per cent of Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) will give new impetus to BisB, thanks to the strong base of NBB. National Bank o... Read More

Another financial crisis is in the offing?

Bahrain, Dec. 4 -- MANAMA - The global banking community has been urged to take appropriate, precautionary and practical steps to face the possible economic crisis in 2020. "Many analysts expect the ... Read More

GFH plans to invest $200m in private education sector

Manama, Dec. 2 -- With launch of Britus Education, a K-12 education platform, the Gulf Finance House (GFH) Group announced to invest $200million initially in private education sector. Britus Educatio... Read More

Over 1000 delegates to attend the WIBC 2019

Bahrain, Dec. 2 -- Manama - The stage is set for the 26th World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) on Tuesday at the Gulf Hotel on Tuesday with over 1000 delegates in attendance including regulators, i... Read More

Tatweer Petroleum 3MW Solar Power Plant becomes operational

MANAMA, Nov. 26 -- Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, inaugurated Tatweer Petroleum's 3-Megawatt Solar Power Plant, in Sakhir. The event was attended by Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza, P... Read More