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Press Releases

2007

CBB Sukuk Al-Ijara Oversubscribed

Published on: 22 Jul 2008

Manama, Bahrain - 22 July 2008 - The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announces that the monthly issue of the short-term Islamic leasing bonds, Sukuk Al-Ijara, has been oversubscribed by 225 %.Subscriptions worth BD11.25... » More

CBB Sukuk Al-Salam Securities oversubscribed

Published on: 31 Dec 2007

Manama, Bahrain - 31 December 2007 - The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announces that the monthly issue of the Sukuk Al-Salam Islamic bonds has been oversubscribed by 166.67%.Subscriptions worth BD 10 million were received... » More

CBB Sukuk Al-Ijara Oversubscribed

Published on: 26 Dec 2007

Manama, Bahrain - 25 December 2007 - The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announces that the monthly issue of the short-term Islamic leasing bonds, Sukuk... » More

CBB Treasury Bills Overscribed

Published on: 24 Dec 2007

Manama, Bahrain - December 18, 2007 - The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announces that this week’s BD12 million issues of Government Treasury Bills has been oversubscribed by 342%.The bills, carrying a maturity... » More

CBB Cuts Key Interest Rate by 25 Basis Points

Published on: 12 Dec 2007

Manama, Bahrain -12 December 2007 - The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) decided today to cut its key policy interest rate by 25 basis points.Effective immediately, the CBB’s rate on the one-week deposit facility... » More

CBB Licence for Investcorp Subsidiary

Published on: 10 Dec 2007

Manama, Bahrain - 10 December 2007 - The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has granted a licence to Bahrain-based international investment bank, Investcorp Bank B.S.C., to establish Investcorp Gulf Investments.The new firm... » More

CBB Licence for Allianz MENA Holding Company

Published on: 05 Dec 2007

Manama, Bahrain - 5 December 2007 - The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has granted an authorisation to Germany’s Allianz Group to establish a holding company which will oversee the group’s operations throughout the Middle... » More

CBB Sukuk Al-Salam Securities Oversubscribed

Published on: 03 Dec 2007

Manama, Bahrain - 3 December 2007 - The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announces that the monthly issue of Sukuk Al-Salam Islamic bonds has been oversubscribed by 117%.Subscriptions worth BD7 million were received for... » More

CBB Licence for HDFC Bank of India

Published on: 27 Nov 2007

Manama, Bahrain - 27 November 2007 - The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has granted a licence to India’s second largest private sector lender, HDFC Bank, to establish a wholesale banking branch operation in Bahrain.... » More

CBB Cuts Key Interest Rate by 50 Basis Points

Published on: 26 Nov 2007

Manama, Bahrain - 26 November 2007 - The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) decided today to cut its key policy interest rate by 50 basis points.Effective immediately, the CBB’s rate on the one-week deposit facility... » More

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