Finance

15-11-2016
Data from the Commercial Bank of Syria, Syria's largest bank, indicate that it loans almost exclusively to the public sector.
15-11-2016
Since the beginning of the uprising, Syria's public debt has multiplied by 11, Adib Mayaleh, the Minister of Economy has said.
08-11-2016
While the Syrian Pound continues to lose ground in the local foreign currency market, its rate of decline is slower since the beginning of the summer.
01-11-2016
Bank Audi, Lebanon’s largest banking grouping, has announced that it has written-off its investment in Syria and that its representatives in the bank’s board of directors have resigned.
01-11-2016
Al-Baraka Bank Syria, an Islamic lender and one of the newest comers to the Syrian banking sector, saw its assets jump 50 percent in the first half of this year.
01-11-2016
The value of the shares traded last month in the Damascus Securities Exchange fell to its lowest level since the beginning of the year.
18-10-2016
ISIS has started using its own currency, the Islamic dinar, to impose fines on inhabitants of Raqqa and other towns under its control.
18-10-2016
The state-owned Syrian Insurance Company held almost two thirds of the insurance market in the first half of this year, official data show.
11-10-2016
As fiscal revenues remain very low, the Syrian government is on the hunt to generate more income through raising all sorts of taxes and fees and cracking down on tax fraudsters.
04-10-2016
The third quarter of this year saw a marked decline in the value of the shares traded in the Damascus Securities Exchange.
27-09-2016
The Islamic State has reportedly begun the circulation of its new currency in the city of Raqqa.
20-09-2016
At least a third of the government expenses last year were funded by long-term borrowing from the Central Bank of Syria, according to a recent report.
20-09-2016
Preliminary data indicate that premiums generated by private sector insurance companies grew by around a third in the first half of this year.
13-09-2016
Data from Wikileaks have confirmed that the Central Bank of Syria has deposited significant amounts of its foreign assets in the Russian banking system.
13-09-2016
Syria’s government has given more details on its annual budget to pay compensations to pensioners from the public sector, both civilians and members of the armed forces, and their families.

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