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BBK forms a strategic partnership with Golden Gate

MANAMA, Sept. 2 -- BBK has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Golden Gate, paving the way for a strategic partnership agreement, through which BBK will provide mortgage financing to the c... Read More


bwallet offers Cinepolis moviegoers cashless viewing

Manama, Sept. 2 -- bwallet has signed up with yet another partner, Cinepolis, to enable cashless payments at Cinepolis, Atrium Mall, Saar Bahrain. bwallet users can enjoy a buy one ticket, get one fre... Read More


Majid Al Futtaim Group reports increase in its revenues in H1 2019

Dubai, Sept. 2 -- Majid Al Futtaim, said its overall group revenue increased by 1% to AED17.9 billion, despite challenging market conditions and more cost-conscious consumer behaviour across the regio... Read More


Al Baraka Egypt reports robust financials for H1, 2019

MANAMA, Sept. 2 -- Al Baraka Bank Egypt, the investment arm of Al Baraka Banking Group in Egypt, continued its growth and progress in all its activities and continued to achieve outstanding financial ... Read More


Ithmaar Holding shareholders say yes to voluntarily delisting from Boursa Kuwait

MANAMA, Sept. 2 -- Shareholders of Ithmaar Holding, a Bahrain-based holding company that is licenced and regulated as a Category 1 Investment Firm by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) and listed on th... Read More


GCC Islamic banks eye M&A to boost competitive position

London/Manama, Aug. 19 -- Islamic bank mergers and acquisitions in the GCC region are likely to increase as many Islamic banks still lack the market position needed to compete with large established p... Read More


Ithmaar Bank offers training to Bahraini future leaders

MANAMA, Aug. 19 -- Ithmaar Bank, a Bahrain-based Islamic retail bank, welcomed twenty-eight undergraduate students from various local and international universities to its annual summer internship pro... Read More


iGA, Municipal Councils and Capital Secretariat join forces for provision of eServices

Manama, Aug. 19 -- Information and eGovernment Authority (iGA) Chief Executive, Mohammed Ali AlQaed received in his office at Isa Town the Chairman of the Capital Municipal Council, Saleh Tarradah, th... Read More


Over 33per cent decrease in dud cheques during 1H

MANAMA, Aug. 19 -- The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has confirmed that the value of bounced cheques decreased by 33.6% to BD 61 million during the first half of this year. This is a clear indication... Read More


KFH-B embarks on a state-of-the-art open banking infrastructure

Manama, Aug. 19 -- Kuwait Finance House - Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain), has gone live with its advanced open banking infrastructure, which will allow it to partner with innovative fintech's from around the w... Read More