Finance

07-02-2009
Banque Bemo Saudi Fransi is the first Syrian company to be formally allowed to trade its shares in the Damascus Securities Exchange.
31-01-2009
Pilot trading at the Damascus Securities Exchange began on January 22 ahead of the formal launch, which is now planned for March 9.
26-01-2009
Assets of the Syrian banking sector continued to rise in the third quarter of last year, data released by the Central Bank show.
26-01-2009
The Central Bank of Syria has licensed a new Foreign Exchange firm in Idlib.
26-01-2009
The Damascus Securities Exchange has granted IFA Financial Services Co. a formal membership to operate in the Damascus bourse.
19-01-2009
Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Ernst and Young, Arab Bank Syria and Bank Audi Syria are among the firms that received, in the last few weeks, a preliminary license to operate as brokers in the Syrian market.
18-01-2009
Qatar National Bank has received a formal approval to set up a bank in Syria.
12-01-2009
Noor Takaful is holding an initial public offer for 50.1 percent of its capital starting January 18. The IPO will last until February 16, 2009.
12-01-2009
The Syrian Commission on Financial Markets and Securities announced on January 5 that it would stop accepting new applications to set up brokerage and financial services firms.
05-01-2009
Pioneers Syria is to manage IPOs and capital increases of at least six companies in the coming few months.
05-01-2009
Bank Audi Syria is to double its capital to SYP 5 billion (USD 106 million), The Syria Report has learned.
05-01-2009
Official trading at the Damascus Securities Exchange will start on February 23, 2009, according to a statement from the Syrian bourse.
29-12-2008
The Damascus Securities Exchange has announced that it had concluded an agreement with Market Evolution Software Products Limited, a company based in the Bahamas, for the supply of electronic equipment.
29-12-2008
FFA Private Bank has received a preliminary license to operate as a financial consultancy firm in Syria.
29-12-2008
IFA Financial Services has announced that it had contracted ManafSoft of Jordan to provide the electronic systems needed for trading when the Damascus Bourse begins operations.

Events

The Green Economy
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
Taxation in Syria
Damascus Chamber of Commerce