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29-08-2017

The relative stable situation in vast parts of western Syria have enabled private commercial banks in the first half of this year to post a slight improvement in their main indicators.

29-08-2017

This list of tables provides data on the main indicators of Syrian private sector banks as of June 30, 2017.

21-07-2017

Updated on July 21, 2017: Syria’s private commercial banks, which saw last year their assets fall to a fraction of what they were in 2010 and now barely breakeven, are unable to finance any meaningful reconstruction drive.

28-03-2017

Banque Bemo Saudi Fransi has entered talks to buy a controlling stake in Syria Gulf Bank, in the first such consolidation move since the liberalisation of Syria’s banking sector in 2004.

21-02-2017

Following in the steps of two of its competitors, BLOM Bank, Lebanon’s second largest bank by the size of its assets, has deconsolidated its operations in Syria.

03-01-2017

The main indicators of the Damascus Securities Exchange witnessed an overall positive performance last year when measured on a nominal basis, although the Syrian bourse remains largely disconnected from the economy at large.

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.

03-05-2016

The value of trading and of the main market index of the Damascus Securities Exchange continued to increase markedly in April.

08-03-2016

In dollar terms, the assets of Syria’s private sector banks declined by 25 percent on annual basis last year.

01-03-2016

February saw an increasing interest by Syrian investors in the Damascus Securities Exchange.

02-02-2016

Years after most of its counterparts, one of Europe’s largest commercial banks has just decided to stop all relations with Syria’s banking sector.

14-12-2015

The value of trading in the Syrian bourse last week was slightly above 5 million pounds, which at the current exchange rate is equivalent to some USD 13,000.

27-11-2015

The value of trading in the Damascus Securities Exchange remained stable this week.

29-10-2015

Syria’s stock market index, the DWX, fell in each of this week’s four sessions to close at 1,214.95.

19-10-2015

Syria’s stock market index crossed the 1,200 level again in a week that saw only two trading sessions.

19-10-2015

The assets of Syria’s private commercial banks increased 17 percent in the first half of this year in Syrian Pound terms.

05-10-2015

The DWX remained unchanged last week amid low trading values.

21-09-2015

Syria’s main stock market index fell below the 1,200 mark for the first time since mid-July.

11-09-2015

Only a quarter of the listed stocks in the Damascus Securities Exchange were traded this week.

17-08-2015

Only SYP 7.3 million worth of stocks were traded in the Damascus Securities Exchange last week.

27-07-2015

Syria’s stock market index gained more than one percent last week amid low trading volumes.

20-07-2015

Last week, Syria’s stock index closed above the 1,200 level for the first time in more than a month, while the value of trading was among the lowest on record.

06-07-2015

In the absence of large transactions, the volume of activity at the Syrian stock exchange returned to the lows of the past weeks.

18-06-2015

Syria’s DWX stock market index remained below the 1,200 mark for the second week in a row.

08-06-2015

Al-Baraka Bank Syria, an Islamic lender, opened on May 28 a branch in Tartous, the bank’s second in less than six months in the coastal area.

08-06-2015

There was little to highlight in the Syrian stock exchange last week as trading volumes remained miniscule.

01-06-2015

Last week was another uneventful one in the Syrian bourse with the market’s main index sliding again and the volume of transactions remaining very low.

18-05-2015

The main index of the Damascus Securities Exchange gained 0.29 percent last week to close at 1,211.44.

11-05-2015

Only a quarter of the listed stocks in the Damascus Exchange were traded last week.

13-04-2015

Syria’s stock market index continued its slow and steady decline.

30-03-2015

Trading at the Damascus Securities Exchange remained subdued last week and dominated by four stocks.

23-03-2015

Syria’s stock market index was unchanged last week, while trading values remained low.

16-03-2015

Al-Baraka Bank Syria attracted a large volume of transactions on its stock last week, lifting the total value of trading at the Damascus Securities Exchange.

02-03-2015

Syria’s stock market index remained unchanged last week amid low trading volumes.

23-02-2015

The value of trading in the Damascus Securities Exchange increased last week, largely over transactions on a single stock, as did the market index.

16-02-2015

Syria’s stock market index lost almost one percent last week falling under the 1,240 mark for the first time since April of last year.

02-02-2015

The total value of trading at Syria’s stock exchange fell last week and stood at less than USD 50,000.

26-01-2015

The main index of the Syrian stock exchange fell again last week amid dull trading activity.

12-01-2015

Only eight of the 24 listed stocks were traded in the Damascus Securities Exchange last week.

05-01-2015

Syria’s stock market index climbed by almost one percent last week helped by an increase in the price of Cham Bank, the most traded stock in the exchange.

22-12-2014

For weeks, the same four banks have been dominating trading in the Damascus Securities Exchange, even though the total value of activity in the Syrian bourse remains very small.

15-12-2014

The index of the Damascus Securities Exchange gained last week as the value of trading remained mostly unchanged compared to the previous week.

08-12-2014

Last week, the index of the Damascus Securities Exchange recorded a weekly gain for the first time in some two months.

01-12-2014

The index of the Damascus securities exchange declined again last week following recent losses.

17-11-2014

Both the DWX and the value of trading in the Damascus Securities Exchange slightly declined last week.

10-11-2014

The Syrian bourse saw last week the beginning of trading on Al-Baraka Bank Syria, the latest stock to be listed in the exchange.

03-11-2014

The DWX continued last week its slow decline, shedding 0.21 percent, although the value of trading is so low that price changes bear little significance.

27-10-2014

At the end of last week, the DWX, the Syrian stock market’s main index, remained below the 1,300 mark, a level it has not crossed for more than a month.