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India’s central bank chief to step down in September

India’s central bank chief to step down in September

The popular governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, will step down when his term ends in September to return to academia...

QIB named ‘Islamic Bank of the Year

QIB named ‘Islamic Bank of the Year

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has been named “Islamic Bank of the Year” in the Middle East for the second year in a row by The Banker magazine during its annual Islamic banking awards.

Philippine central bank may regulate bitcoin operators

Philippine central bank may regulate bitcoin operators

The Philippine central bank is bolstering cyber security surveillance to help boost banks’ defences and is looking at regulating bitcoin operators....

Ahli Bank appoints new deputy CEO for retail banking

Ahli Bank appoints new deputy CEO for retail banking

Ahli Bank has appointed Hassam Ahmed al-Efrangi as deputy chief executive of retail banking division.

Bank Indonesia sees tax amnesty boosting GDP growth to 5.4%

Bank Indonesia sees tax amnesty boosting GDP growth to 5.4%

Bank Indonesia said it’s working to maximise the potential benefits of a planned tax amnesty that may help boost economic growth...

Cyber thieves exploit banks' faith in SWIFT transfer network

Cyber thieves exploit banks' faith in SWIFT transfer network

Shortly after 7 p.m. on January 12, 2015, a message from a secure computer terminal at Banco del Austro (BDA) in Ecuador instructed San Francisco-based Wells Fargo ...

Doha Bank hosts session on changing GCC dynamics and market opportunities

Doha Bank hosts session on changing GCC dynamics and market opportunities

Doha Bank has hosted a knowledge sharing session entitled “Changing Dynamics and Market Opportunities”...

Commercial Bank forum sheds light on ‘risk management strategies’

Commercial Bank forum sheds light on ‘risk management strategies’

Commercial Bank recently hosted a well-attended forum for treasurers and chief financial officers of government and semi-governmental companies...

Brokerage firm staffer gets five-year jail term

Brokerage firm staffer gets five-year jail term

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a man who used to work at a financial brokerage company to five years in jail for abusing his official duties.

Barwa Bank posts 2015 profit of QR729.7mn

Barwa Bank posts 2015 profit of QR729.7mn

Barwa Bank Group posted a net profit of QR729.7mn in 2015, the bank said yesterday.

Doha Bank e-commerce portal adds Al-Sulaiman Jewellery to its portfolio

Doha Bank e-commerce portal adds Al-Sulaiman Jewellery to its portfolio

Doha Bank’s e-commerce portal, Doha Sooq has signed a merchant agreement...

Bank investors search for bright spots on Wall Street

Bank investors search for bright spots on Wall Street

US banks are generally expected to post dismal results when their earnings season gets under way this week...