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Sharjah Islamic Bank eyes double-digit loan growth, up to $500 million bonds

23 Jun 2019

DUBAI Sharjah Islamic Bank (SIB), which will conclude in London on Monday a series of investor meetings ahead of an Islamic dollar bond sale, is targeting double-digit loan growth this year, a bank's executive told Reuters.

Sharjah Islamic Bank eyes double-digit loan growth, up to $500 mln bonds

23 Jun 2019

DUBAI, June 23 Sharjah Islamic Bank (SIB), which will conclude in London on Monday a series of investor meetings ahead of an Islamic dollar bond sale, is targeting double-digit loan growth this year, a bank's executive told Reuters.

Exclusive: HSBC lands top adviser role in Qatar for first time since Gulf row - sources

21 Jun 2019

DUBAI/DOHA HSBC has been hired by Qatari state-controlled port operator QTerminals to coordinate a planned $500 million loan, sources said, the bank's first mandate as top adviser for a deal in Qatar since a row erupted between Doha and its neighbours.

EXCLUSIVE-HSBC gets top adviser role in Qatar for first time since Gulf row - sources

20 Jun 2019

DUBAI/DOHA, June 20 HSBC has been hired by a state-controlled port operator in Qatar, QTerminals, to coordinate a $500 million loan, sources familiar with the matter said, securing its first mandate as top adviser for a deal in Qatar since a regional rift between Doha and its neighbours erupted.

MIDEAST DEBT-Kuwait, Oman wealth funds being depleted to finance deficits

17 Jun 2019

DUBAI, June 17 Kuwait and Oman will run down their wealth funds to finance fiscal deficits this year, sources and analysts said, as their access to international debt markets is impaired by lack of a legal framework in Kuwait and higher borrowing costs for Oman.

Saudi Arabia hires Goldman, SocGen for bond meetings in Europe: sources

16 Jun 2019

DUBAI Saudi Arabia has hired Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale to help arrange meetings with fixed income investors in the coming days, sources familiar with the matter said, potentially paving the way for the kingdom to launch its first bonds in euros.

Tanker attacks cause jitters among Gulf bond investors

13 Jun 2019

DUBAI International bonds issued by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states weakened on Thursday after two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck.

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Tanker attacks cause jitters among Gulf bond investors

13 Jun 2019

DUBAI, June 13 International bonds issued by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states weakened on Thursday after two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck.

Tanker attacks cause jitters among Gulf bond investors

13 Jun 2019

DUBAI International bonds issued by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states weakened on Thursday after two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck.

UAE's Sharjah Islamic Bank readies capital-boosting dollar sukuk - sources

12 Jun 2019

DUBAI, June 12 United Arab Emirates' Sharjah Islamic Bank is expected to issue U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk, or Islamic bonds, by the end of June to boost its Tier 1 core capital, sources familiar with the matter said.

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