UK fraud office steps up probe into Barclays over Qatar: FT

The UK fraud office stepped up its probe into British bank Barclays Plc's dealings with Qatar, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. Officials at Barclays were not immediately available for comment Sunday afternoon. Bob Diamond and John Varley, b


Bahrain: New $1.9bn claim in bank collapse

Administrators of a collapsed Bahraini bank have filed a $1.9 billion lawsuit against a Saudi conglomerate caught up in a global fight over massive debts.


SCA board okays rules on sukuk, bondsa

The Securities and Commodities Authority has approved regulations for sukuk and corporate bonds, a step which will pave the way for raising more capital and their subsequent listing.