Qatari bank Al Khaliji eyes capital bond issue

Al Khaliji, Qatar's sixth-largest lender by assets, was also looking at issuing a dollar-denominated bond under its regular debt issuance programme to assist with its funding needs, having increased the size of the programme last year.


Saudi Bank Closes Lebanon Branches

Informed banking sources expressed fear that the decision to close the bank’s two branches in Lebanon was the result of Hizbullah’s verbal attacks on Saudi Arabia.


Doha Bank bags four awards

The awards were received by Dr. R. Seetharaman, CEO of Doha Bank and Senior Management from the Retail Banking, Treasury Investment and Technology departments at a ceremony held in Doha last week.