Tuesday 04, April 2017 by Nabilah Annuar

Saudi banks overcome liquidity crunch but profits falling

The banks came through the period largely unscathed, said Fitch Ratings in a recent analysis, with liquidity coverage ratios recovering and capital strength intact despite a dip in earnings. However, the agency expects profitability to continue declining in 2017, reflecting rising impairment charges and funding costs.

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Investment Banking Creating a diverse bond market

In an exclusive mini roundtable, Nabilah Annuar, Banker Middle East Editor, sits down with Michael Grifferty, President of the Gulf… read more