Finance

15-02-2009
The Syrian insurance market stood at SYP 12.4 billion in 2008, according to the Syrian Insurance Supervisory Commission.
15-02-2009
The global financial crisis is making access to capital more difficult for Syrian corporations, according to Louay Habbal, Managing Director of Pioneers Syria.
15-02-2009
The Syrian Commission on Financial Markets and Securities (SCFMS) has published the list of accredited auditors for the year 2009.
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.

Events

Investment Facilities at the Industrial City of Adra
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
6th Damascus Insurance Forum
Four Seasons Hotel