Bahrain has launched direct sales of local currency government debt through its securities exchange, in an effort to broaden the investor base for its debt as sliding oil prices put state finances under pressure.
Bahraini and non-
A mechanism that allows investors, both individuals and institutions, to have direct ownership in government bonds and sukuk issued by Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has been launched by the Bahrain Bourse (BHB).
The exchange said
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) has announced the issuance of a consultation paper on the Bahrain Investment Market (BIM).
The paper has been released on the bourse website to receive the views and opinions of legal and consultancy companies
Zain Bahrain has listed on the Bahrain Bourse under the trading symbol 'ZAINBH' following the signing of an agreement.
Shares of the company will be traded in the initial public offering (IPO) market for six months and wi
The general assembly and annual meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has approved to provide Bahrain Bourse (BHB) with a full membership status of the organisation during its 54th meeting at Seoul, South Korea.
Gulf Finance House (GFH), a Bahrain-based Islamic investment bank, said it will file an appeal against the suspension of trading in its shares at the Kuwait Stock Exchange.
Kuwait's Capital Market Authority (CMA) ordered the t
The role of Bahrain Bourse in bolstering the kingdom's economy was showcased as the stock exchange celebrated its 25th anniversary yesterday (September 24).
His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince,
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) has seen 197 per cent increase in trading volumes and 104 per cent rise in values in the first half of the year when compared with the same period last year, a top official has said.
“The increase was la
New market rules that allow margin trading and non-Bahraini brokers to trade will come into effect from today (September 1) at the Bahrain Bourse (BHB).
A key provision is that non-Bahraini brokers licensed by capital market regul
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