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Burgan Bank to meet investors ahead of Tier 1 bond

Kuwait's Burgan Bank has chosen banks to arrange meetings with investors ahead of a potential issue of a capital-boosting bond, a document from lead managers said on Thursday, in what would be the first such debt sale from a Kuwaiti entity.

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JPMorgan probes possible cyber attack

JPMorgan Chase & Co is investigating a possible cyber attack and working with law enforcement authorities to determine the scope, a company spokeswoman said on Thursday morning. The bank was taking additional steps to safeguar

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Earnings in Kuwait flat despite strong bank results

The earnings of Kuwaiti companies were flat, despite a solid performance by banks during the first half of the year, on the back of an improving operational environment and reduced provisioning, boosted overall earnings an offset weakness in oth

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Bahrain hires 4 banks for new bond issue

Bahrain has hired four banks including Citigroup, Gulf International Bank and Standard Chartered to arrange a new sovereign bond issue expected to be launched before the end of the year. The government bonds are highly prized by financi

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Doha Bank CEO wins ‘Life Time Achievement Award’

Doha Bank’s chief executive officer (CEO) won the ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ at a summit in India recently. The Global Summit 2014 on Business Excellence, under the theme ‘Business excellence through Boa

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Swiss bank mis-sold $200m investments to Kuwaitis

Switzerland's Bank Sarasin mis-sold $200 million of investment products to Kuwait's prominent Khorafi family, a court at Dubai's financial centre found on Thursday in a ruling that could set a precedent for similar disputes in the re

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Abu Dhabi property price rise ‘no risk to banks’

The price rise in Abu Dhabi’s residential real estate does not pose a serious risk to the emirate’s banks as the industry is not reliant on leverage but backed by stinger fundamentals, said a report. According to the l

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Bank Asya shares removed from Turkish bourse

Shares in troubled Turkish Islamic lender Bank Asya were temporarily removed from the Istanbul stock exchange on Thursday in a further blow to a bank caught in the middle of a damaging political feud. The Istanbul bourse said the

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New Suez Canal project to cost $8.4bn

The new Suez Canal project will cost about 60 billion Egyptian pounds ($8.4 billion), funded by debt certificates to be issued "in about a week", Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb said on Thursday. The "Suez Ca

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GFH's net profit soars 152pc to $10.6m

Bahrain-based Gulf Finance House (GFH), an Islamic investment bank, has posted a 152 per cent rise in consolidated net profit to $10.6 million for the first half ended June 30, compared with $4.2 million for the prior year period. The b

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