Central Bank of Kuwait

Type: Organization
Name: Central Bank of Kuwait
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Ratings assigned for Boubyan Bank K.S.C.

: Saturday, July 26 - 2014 @ 13:20Capital Intelligence (CI), the international credit rating agency, announced that it has assigned a Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of ‘BBB’ to Boubyan Bank (BB).The rating is supported by good asset quality in terms ... [Published AME Info - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Net Income for 2014 first half up by 19.4%to reach KD33.3 million

announced today its first half results for the financial year 2014. reported net income of KD33.3 million for the first half of the financial year 2014 reflecting 19.4% growth from the same period in 2013. Compared to the same period last year, continues ... [Published Albawaba - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Eid holidays from July 28-Aug 2

‘July 27 official working day for banks’KUWAIT CITY, July 22: Secretary General of Kuwait Banks Union Dr Hamad Al-Hassawi affirmed that the Central Bank of Kuwait has issued a circular to the local banks about Sunday, July 27 being an official working ... [Published Arab Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

USD remain stable against KD at 0.282

Sun,20 Jul , 2014Exchange rate of the US greenback vis-a-vis the Kuwaiti Dinar was unchanged on Thursday trading at KD 0.282 per dollar while the EU currency went down to KD 0.381, said the daily bulletin of the Central Bank of Kuwait. The bank's bulletin ... [Published Saudi Fransi Capital - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

USD remains steady against Kuwaiti Dinar at 0.282

Thu,17 Jul , 2014Exchange rate of the US greenback vis-a-vis the Kuwaiti Dinar was unchanged on Wednesday and stood at KD 0.282 per dollar while the EU currency went down to KD 0.382, said the daily bulletin of the Central Bank of Kuwait. The bank's bulletin ... [Published Saudi Fransi Capital - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

USD unchanged against KD at 0.282

KUWAIT, July 16 (KUNA) -- Exchange rate of the US greenback vis-a-vis the Kuwaiti Dinar was unchanged on Wednesday and stood at KD 0.282 per dollar while the EU currency went down to KD 0.382, said the daily bulletin of the Central Bank of Kuwait.... ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

USD unchanged against KD at 0.282

KUWAIT, July 16 (KUNA) -- Exchange rate of the US greenback vis-a-vis the Kuwaiti Dinar was unchanged on Wednesday and stood at KD 0.282 per dollar while the EU currency went down to KD 0.382, said the daily bulletin of the Central Bank of Kuwait.The ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

His Highness the Amir receives CBK governor

KUWAIT, July 14 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Monday at Seif Palace Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel. (end) ibi ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Toying with redlines

OUR Central Bank (the Central Bank of Kuwait) which surprised us with the sixth edition of new bank notes of Kuwaiti dinars provoked non-stop tumult among the citizens, residents and the social networking websites. News spread like wild fire that this ... [Published Arab Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

USD up against Dinar to 0.282

KUWAIT, July 6 (KUNA) -- The US greenback against the Kuwaiti Dinar was up on Sunday trading at KD 0.282 while the EU currency was down to 0.383, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) today.The CBK price bulletin also reported the pound sterling was unchanged ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

Parliament approves ‘independent’ budgets

MPs raise corruption concernsKUWAIT CITY, July 1: The National Assembly, in its special session on Tuesday, approved the Budget and Final Accounts Committee’s report on the proposed attached and independent budgets for fiscal 2014/2015. The attached budgets ... [Published Arab Times - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

New bank notes won’t ‘deposit’ for 2 months

KUWAIT CITY, June 30: Senior banking officials have said the Automated Teller Machines (ATM) in banks will not accept cash deposits of the new currency which has been in circulation since Saturday, until the end of the two months period set for the old ... [Published Arab Times - Jul 01 2014]

Quotes

Majed Essa Al-Ajeel, Chairman of Burgan Bank Group said: "Once again, our focus and prudent approach at optimizing the group's operating performance to yield higher underlying returns despite the hazy economic scene and volatile regional operating environment is paying off."
Mr. Al-Ajeel: "The International operations contributions to group's revenues reflect the soundness of our Diversifications Strategy"
...for a bank that needs to bolster its capital if it is to retain and expand its customer base through a transition into an Islamic bank?CBK 01.jpg "The easiest answer would be for the bank to issue new common equity, but the stock in CBK has lagged the Kuwait benchmark index as the bank's earnings have been reduced significantly by its bad loans. A new equity raise would either require existing equity holders to step up in a rights issue or would substantially dilute the existing equity investors."
Several other coins, such as the Persian currency, the Ottoman Gold Lira and other little known ones, named "Al-Sharkhi, Abu Dbailah and Al-Shahiah, had been traded in Kuwait in the old times."

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Ratings assigned for Boubyan Bank K.S.C. [Published AME Info - Jul 26 2014]
Burgan Bank Group continues to record solid, co... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 23 2014]
KSE nudges 6.48 pts higher; volume drops [Published Zawya.com - Jul 23 2014]
Burgan Bank Group continues to record solid and... [Published AME Info - Jul 23 2014]
Net income for 2014 first half up by 19.4%to re... [Published Zawya.com - Jul 23 2014]
Net Income for 2014 first half up by 19.4%to re... [Published Albawaba - Jul 23 2014]
Eid holidays from July 28-Aug 2 [Published Arab Times - Jul 23 2014]
Q2 2014 [Published Linklaters - Jul 22 2014]
USD remain stable against KD at 0.282 [Published Saudi Fransi Capital - Jul 20 2014]
Kuwait's CBK faces hurdles as it converts to Is... [Published Zawya.com - Jul 20 2014]
USD remains steady against Kuwaiti Dinar at 0.282 [Published Saudi Fransi Capital - Jul 17 2014]
KSE nudges 6.48 pts higher; volume drops [Published Arab Times - Jul 17 2014]
USD unchanged against KD at 0.282 [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Jul 16 2014]
USD unchanged against KD at 0.282 [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 16 2014]
USD settles at 0.282 against KD [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 15 2014]
His Highness the Crown Prince receives CBK gove... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 14 2014]
His Highness the Amir receives CBK governor [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 14 2014]
Kuwait stocks rally, hits one-month high [Published Arab Times - Jul 14 2014]
Qatar takes lead in investing in Kuwait [Published Kuwait Times - Jul 13 2014]
Deputy Speaker condemns Israeli ‘bombings’ in Gaza [Published Arab Times - Jul 11 2014]
KSE up 22.89 pts; ends week on upbeat note [Published Arab Times - Jul 10 2014]
Press Statement: Limited and Primitive Amount o... [Published Central Bank of Kuwait - Jul 10 2014]
Toying with redlines [Published Arab Times - Jul 10 2014]
CBK issues KD 120 million bonds [Published Kuwait Times - Jul 06 2014]
USD up against Dinar to 0.282 [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 06 2014]
Barrak won’t answer prosecutor’s questions – As... [Published Kuwait Times - Jul 01 2014]
Parliament approves ‘independent’ budgets [Published Arab Times - Jul 01 2014]
National Assembly approves proposed budgets of ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 01 2014]
Kuwait ready to issue new banknotes [Published AME Info - Jul 01 2014]
New bank notes won’t ‘deposit’ for 2 months [Published Arab Times - Jul 01 2014]
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