Manama: Bahrain Bourse (BHB) has announced the listing of the government Islamic lease securities (sukuk) issued by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) through registered brokers. The sukuk will be traded under the symbol GILS23.SUK. The BD200 milli
MANAMA — Bahrain’s non-oil sector, which constitutes more than 80 percent of Bahrain’s GDP, saw strong growth at 5.0 percent in the first quarter of 2015, the latest Bahrain Economic Quarterly (BEQ) issued by the Bahrain Economic Development Board (
Manama: Bahrain-based Saudi National Insurance Company (SNIC) has had its insurer financial strength and counterparty credit ratings affirmed as “BBB” and outlook as “stable” by Standard & Poor’s. The agency said this was due to SNIC sufficient ca
A government Islamic lease (Sukuk Al Ijara) issue floated to raise BD200 million ($530 million) is open to direct subscription by retail investors, the Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced. Both Bahraini and non-Bahraini investors can subscribe to the iss
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bahrain Businesswomen's Society to boost co-operation. This is in line with the kingdom's celebration of Bahraini Women's Day this year, under the theme 'Women in the financial a
The rules, published on BHB’s website include the pre-requisites that the REIT has to satisfy in order to be admitted for listing on the Bourse and ensure that they meet the Central Bank of Bahrain’s requirement pursuant to the Financial Trust Law No.
Dubai index edged lower after gaining more than 1 per cent in the previous session on slight profit-taking led by Arabtec and Emaar Properties. The Dubai Financial Market General Index ended 0.79 per cent lower at 3,775.38, after gaining more than 1.3
Bahrain All Share Index has closed at 1,440.88 points marking an increase of 0.24 points above the previous closing. This increase was due to the rise in the Industrial Sector. Results indicated that 49 transactions took place with a volume of 756
Bahrain Bourse will organise the annual conference of Arab Federation of Exchanges (AFE) later this month, a report said. The AFE Equities Summit 2015 will be held under the patronage of Central Bank of Bahrain Governor Rasheed Al Maraj on April 22 an
Bahrain All Share Index has closed at 1,441.37 points marking an increase of 8.58 points above the previous closing. This increase was due to the rise in the Commercial Banks Sector, Insurance Sector, Hotels & Tourism Sector and Industrial Sector.