Byblos Bank SAL

Type: Company
Name: Byblos Bank SAL
Nationality: Lebanon
Web Address: http://www.byblosbank.com/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Byblos Bank SAL
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Restoring confidence: Can S&P bank upgrade help Lebanon's economy?

International rating agency ’s has raised its outlook for , just a week after upgrading the outlook of Lebanon from negative to stable.“At the same time, we affirmed our ‘B-’ long-term counterparty credit ratings on all three banks. We also affirmed our ... [Published Albawaba - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Airport passengers down 8% in first quarter of 2014

Figures released by the Hariri International Airport (HIA) show that the number of airport passengers (arrivals, departures, transit) totaled 1,257,561 in the first quarter of 2014, constituting a decrease of 8.3% from the same quarter last year, Byblos ... [Published Iloubnan.info - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Beirut is 14th most expensive city in the world, most expensive location in the Middle East

EuroCost International's expatriate cost of living survey for 2013 ranked Beirut in 14th place globally, unchanged from the preceding year and compared to 22nd place in 2011, 13th place in 2010 and 19th place in 2009, Byblos Bank ‘Lebanon This Week’ ... [Published Iloubnan.info - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Blom ASA : S&P raises outlook of Lebanese banks

BEIRUT : International rating agency Standard & Poor's has raised its outlook for Lebanon -based Bank Audi , BankMed and BLOM Bank to stable from negative, just a week after upgrading the outlook of Lebanon from negative to stable."At the same time, we ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Lebanon's net public debt at $53.9bn at end-February 2014

Lebanon's gross public debt reached $65bn at the end of February 2014, constituting a rise of 2.4% from the end of 2013 and an increase of 11.9% from end-February 2013, Byblos Bank ‘Lebanon This Week’ reported.Domestic debt totaled $38.6bn at end-February, ... [Published Iloubnan.info - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Kafalat loan guarantees up 9% to $27m in first quarter of 2014

Figures released by the Kafalat Corporation show that loans extended to small- and medium-size companies under the guarantee of Kafalat reached $26.8m in the first quarter of 2014, up 9.3% from $24.5m in the same quarter last year, Byblos Bank ‘Lebanon ... [Published Iloubnan.info - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Legalize it?

An old and patronizing cliché has it that Lebanon is the “Switzerland of the East,” but writers in search of an easy phrase may soon update that to something more like the “Amsterdam” of the region if an unusual new proposal from one former minister is ... [Published NOW News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Byblos Bank S.A.L. : Dividend Declaration

Announcement to shareholdersDividend distribution for the year 2013The Board of Directors of Byblos Bank S.A.L. has the pleasure to announce to its shareholders that it resolved in its meeting held on 11 April 2014, to propose to the Ordinary General ... [Published Investegate - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pushed out of Home

A partial view of Beirut’s suburbs is seen from the Holiday Inn hotel in the Lebanese capital on April 11, 2014. (AFP PHOTO/JOSEPH EID)A wave of protests has been rocking Lebanon of late, with university students and public sector employees rallying against ... [Published Asharq Al Awsat - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

General Meeting

Byblos Bank S.A.L.Invitation to Annual Ordinary GeneralAssembly of Preferred Shares HoldersThe holders of Byblos Bank S.A.L. preferred shares are invited to attend the annual ordinary general assembly to be held at Byblos Bank Headquarters in Ashrafieh, ... [Published TrustNet - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Stock market activity up 99% to $119m in first quarter of 2014

Figures released by the Beirut Stock Exchange indicate that the total trading volume reached 17.4 million shares in the first quarter of 2014, constituting an increase of 84.2% from the same quarter of 2013; while aggregate turnover amounted to $119.4m, ... [Published Iloubnan.info - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Number of tourist arrivals in Lebanon down 13% in first two months of 2014

The number of incoming tourists to Lebanon totaled 145,891 in the first two months of 2014, constituting a decrease of 13.4% from 168,471 tourists in the same period last year, a decline of 24.6% from 193,383 tourists in the first two months of 2012 and ... [Published Iloubnan.info - Mar 30 2014]

Quotes

He continued: "This is a very exciting time for Coutts in the Middlethe Middle East, we have a strong commitment to the region and we are looking forward to receiving advice on our regional growth strategy from these distinguished individuals."
"The stable outlook on the sovereign reflects our view that deposit inflows to the financial system will enable the government to meet its financing needs over the coming year despite the difficult internal and external political environment. Owing to the close links between Lebanese banks' creditworthiness and that of the sovereign, specific factors relating to each of the three banks that would prompt a change in the respective ratings appear limited at this stage" S&P said
"That's not as big a performance as we expected," he said. "But we could see more interest coming with the last of the $200m May 2014. The 20% of bondholders that didn't participate are going to be looking for new investments."
"Government securities and Central Bank (Banque du Liban, BdL) certificates of deposit accountaccount for an estimated 43 percent of system assets as of end 2013, equal to five times the system's Tier 1 capital."

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Coutts Expands Middle East Advisory Board [Published Zawya.com - Apr 22 2014]
Restoring confidence: Can S&P bank upgrade help... [Published Albawaba - Apr 20 2014]
Airport passengers down 8% in first quarter of ... [Published Iloubnan.info - Apr 20 2014]
Beirut is 14th most expensive city in the world... [Published Iloubnan.info - Apr 19 2014]
Blom ASA : S&P raises outlook of Lebanese banks [Published 4 Traders - Apr 19 2014]
Lebanon's net public debt at $53.9bn at end-Feb... [Published Iloubnan.info - Apr 18 2014]
Kafalat loan guarantees up 9% to $27m in first ... [Published Iloubnan.info - Apr 17 2014]
Legalize it? [Published NOW News - Apr 16 2014]
Byblos Bank S.A.L. : Dividend Declaration [Published Investegate - Apr 16 2014]
Pushed out of Home [Published Asharq Al Awsat - Apr 15 2014]
General Meeting [Published TrustNet - Apr 14 2014]
Investors leap into Lebanon ALM [Published GlobalCapital - Apr 10 2014]
Stock market activity up 99% to $119m in first ... [Published Iloubnan.info - Apr 09 2014]
ADIB among banks planning Iraq expansion amid o... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Apr 05 2014]
Number of tourist arrivals in Lebanon down 13% ... [Published Iloubnan.info - Mar 30 2014]
Number of real estate transactions up 20% in fi... [Published Iloubnan.info - Mar 29 2014]
Lebanon hires banks for 2014 Eurobond exchange ... [Published Reuters - Mar 24 2014]
Three percent of Parliament members in Lebanon ... [Published Iloubnan.info - Mar 22 2014]
Bankers fearful of credit rating downgrade [The... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 20 2014]
From bad to worse [Published NOW News - Mar 19 2014]
Lebanon's Eurobond spread above regional average [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Mar 19 2014]
Lebanons industrial exports up 4% to $3bn in 2013 [Published Iloubnan.info - Mar 16 2014]
Construction permits in Lebanon up 19% in first... [Published Iloubnan.info - Mar 16 2014]
Byblos Bank launches the World Elite MasterCard... [Published CPI Financial - Mar 16 2014]
Fact Sheet for Byblos Bank SAL [Published Able2Act - Mar 18 2008]
Fact Sheet for Al Rayan Algerian Bank [Published Able2Act - Sep 04 2007]
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