Middle East and North Africa

Middle East and North Africa

Batelco Expands Into the Fintech Sector Area

Bahrain’s telco Batelco has ventured into the monetary innovation (fintech) area. A report suggested the same on Saturday. The company’s organization has thereby acquired the...

KFH Offers 24/7 E-Services During Eid Holiday

Kuwait Finance House (KFH) continues to provide its banking services around the clock through a group of various technological and digital tools during Eid...

Gulf Islamic Digital Banking Start-Up Raises US$20 Million to Aid Expansion,...

REZQ-Baraka, one of several Shariah challenger banks which debuted in the UAE earlier in April, has secured US$20 million in investment which it will...

Arabian Centres Looks to Top Up Islamic Bonds Deal

Saudi mall operator Arabian Centres intends to issue U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk, it said on Tuesday, in a reopening of a transaction that raised $650...

Rain Eyes Licenses in MENA and Key Muslim Markets

Rain, the Shariah compliant cryptocurrency exchange licensed in Bahrain, is looking to expand into different MENA markets as well as other key Muslim jurisdictions. The...

Bahrain: BKIC Launches ESG Framework

Bahrain Kuwait Insurance Company (BKIC), which is part of Kuwait's Gulf Insurance Group (gig), has launched an initiative to embed 32 metrics and indicators...