Finance

23-07-2007
Trading in the Damascus Stock Exchange will start in January or February 2008, according to Rateb Al-Shallah, chairman of the Board of DSE.
23-07-2007
Bank Audi Syria has announced the launch of a new credit card service, the Visa Gold Card in US dollars.
16-07-2007
The private banking sector confirmed last year its growing role in the local banking system.
16-07-2007
A decision issued by the Syrian Insurance Supervisory Commission (SISC) provides the guidelines for investment by Syrian insurance firms.
09-07-2007
Al Aqeelah Insurance Company, Syria's first takaful insurance firm, will offer 51 percent of its share capital in an initial public offer that it plans to hold within a month, according to Maher Mhanna, operations manager at the Damascus branch of Al A...
09-07-2007
The International Finance Corporation has announced that it would be signing an agreement with Bank of Syria and Overseas to ease access to credit for Syrian businesses.
09-07-2007
Financial intermediary firms are now required to have Syrian individuals and corporations hold a majority stake in their capital following a decision by the Syrian Commission on Financial Markets and Securities.
02-07-2007
The total premiums of the insurance industry reached SYP 2 billion in the first quarter of this year, according to the Syrian Insurance Supervisory Commission.
02-07-2007
Bank of Baraka-Syria (BBS) was officially licensed by the Syrian Cabinet on June 26 with a capital of SYP 5 billion (USD 100 million).
25-06-2007
The Cooperative Union Insurance Company launched an initial public offer for 51 percent of its capital share.
18-06-2007
Bank Audi Syria (BAS) has announced that it had started a programme to provide credit to Syrian SMEs and liberal professions.
18-06-2007
Assets of the International Bank of Trade and Finance reached SYP 29.40 billion at the end of last year.
11-06-2007
Bank of Jordan will partner with Homs businessman Tarif Al-Akhras to set-up a USD 30 million bank in Syria.
11-06-2007
Arab Bank Syria has opened two new branches in the last month, in each of Homs and Tartous.
11-06-2007
Adib Mayaleh, the Governor of the Central Bank of Syria, has announced that the link of the Syrian Pound to the Special Drawing Rights will start in July.

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