Bahrain banks to set up dedicated R&D fintech firm

Headquartered in Bahrain, it will aim to support the regional Islamic banking sector through the R&D of fintech products and other innovative, sharia-compliant banking solutions, before expanding to other emerging markets across the world.


The disruptive impact of Islamic fintech

“The strong complementarities among these technologies are giving rise to an impressive array of new applications touching on services from payments to financing, asset management, insurance, and advice.


Cloud technology investment boost for Bahrain

Bahrain’s bid to carve a niche as a regional centre of ICT innovation took a step forward following the decision by Amazon Web Services to base its first Middle Eastern cloud technology data centre in the kingdom.