Al Salam Bank launches fund

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain has launched the world's first Asian real estate investment trust fund that invests along Sharia principles.


Kempinski, Citibank in 'partnership' deal

Citibank Bahrain and Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel at Bahrain City Centre have signed a deal to provide multiple privileges and seasonal offerings from the hotel to the bank’s customers.


AIM to focus on foreign direct investment

The role of foreign direct investment in the Arab and regional economies will be highlighted with a special focus on emerging markets at the upcoming Annual Investment Meeting in Dubai.


Bahrain's GFH more than doubles Q4 net profit

Bahrain-based Gulf Finance House , whose unit is in the process of selling a majority stake in English soccer club Leeds United, said on Sunday its fourth-quarter net profit more than doubled due to revenue derived from investments.


First Gulf Bank readies for regional insurance boom

First Gulf Bank said it expects a trio of forces – Dubai’s mandatory health insurance, the UAE’s economic growth and product innovation – will help to more than quadruple the insurance premiums it collects to US$1 billion a year.


Waqf Fund joins hands with University of Bahrain

The Waqf Fund, a Bahrain-based special fund to support Islamic finance training, education and research, has joined hands with University of Bahrain to provide financial support to its 4-year Bachelor degree in Shari'a for Banking & Finance progr