Central Banks

CBE issues EGP 15.75bn T-bills Sunday
10:42 AM CBE issues EGP 15.75bn T-bills Sunday
Cairo – Mubasher: The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) will issue treasury bills (T-bills) worth EGP 15.75 billion on Sunday on behalf of the Ministry of Finance (MOF). The first tranche of T-bills will be offered through 91-day notes at EGP 7.75 …
Warba's issue premium will be 80 fils per share
21 June 10:13 AM Warba Bank gets nod to 50% capital hike
Mubasher: Warba Bank was granted the Central Bank’s (CBK) approval of increasing the capital by 50% to boost the bank’s regulatory capital adequacy ratio. The capital hike will be executed by issuing new shares through an initial public offering …
Kuwait’s central bank has raised the interest to 2.50%
19 June 01:04 PM Kuwait C.bank issued KWD 160m bonds
Mubasher: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) has issued bonds and securities valued at KWD 160 million ($528.9 million) on Tuesday, according to a recent official statement. Kuwait’s central bank has raised the interest to 2.50%, the highest level …
14 June 02:11 PM QCB raises interest rate 0.25%
Mubasher: Qatar Central Bank (QCB) on Thursday announced raising interest rate by 25 basis points, or 0.25%, for the second time in 2018. The bank raised the rate to 2% from 1.75%, according to QCB recent statement. The step takes into account the …
The Fed also raised Federal Funds Rate by 25 basis points
14 June 12:26 PM UAE C. Bank ups interest rates on deposit certificates
Abu Dhabi – Mubasher: The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) has raised interest rates on the issuance of certificates of deposit in parallel with the increase in interest rates on the US Dollar. The decision follows a similar move taken by the US …
The Central Bank of Bahrain
14 June 12:28 AM Bahrain raises interest rates 0.25%
Mubasher: The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announced on Wednesday its decision to raises key interest rate by 25 basis points, following a similar decision by the US Federal Reserve. Bahrain’s one-week deposit facility rate was raised to 2.25% …
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14 June 12:24 AM CBK maintains interest rates at 3%
Mubasher: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) has decided to keep its interest rate unchanged at 3%, as reported by the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA). The decision aims at supporting the recovered economic growth rates, and to continue moving utilizing …
The CBE's governor Tarek Amer
12 June 03:08 PM Egypt's foreign reserves sufficient for 9M imports – CBE
Cairo – Mubasher: Egypt’s net international reserves are sufficient to cover staple imports for nine months, the Central Bank of Egypt’s (CBE) governor Tarek Amer said. November 2016 currency float contributed to improving the country’s current …
The CBK intends to control cash inflow in the local market
12 June 01:54 PM Kuwait C.bank issues KWD 160m bonds
Mubasher: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) has issued bonds and securities valued at KWD 160 million ($529.8 million). This bonds issue has a return of 2.375% with a maturity period of six months that will end on 11 December. Kuwait’s central bank …
Egypt issues EGP 3bn T-bonds Monday
11 June 10:36 AM Egypt issues EGP 3bn T-bonds Monday
Cairo – Mubasher: The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) will issue treasury bonds (T-bonds) worth EGP 3 billion on Monday on behalf of the Ministry of Finance (MOF). The first tranche of T-bills will be offered through three-year notes at EGP 1.75 …
Gold reserve stood at around AED 1.169 billion last April
11 June 10:07 AM UAE C. bank raises gold reserves in 4M
Abu Dhabi – Mubasher: The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (CBUAE) has raised the value of gold reserve by AED 17 billion, or 1.5% during the first four months of 2018. Gold reserve stood at around AED 1.169 billion last April, compared to …
CBE issues EGP 15.75bn T-bills on Sunday
10 June 10:59 AM CBE issues EGP 15.75bn T-bills on Sunday
Cairo – Mubasher: The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) will issue treasury bills (T-bills) worth EGP 16 billion on Sunday on behalf of the Ministry of Finance (MOF). The first tranche of T-bills will be offered through 91-day notes at EGP 7.75 billion, …
Qatar’s international and domestic debt instruments reached $17.1bn in a year on the back of the Arab rift.
5 June 11:49 AM Qatar issues $12bn bonds in June
Mubasher: Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has issued government bonds and sukuk on 3 June with a total amount of $12 billion. Qatar offered 5- and 8-year debt notes, according to QCB’s recent statement. The five-year tranche amounted to QAR 4.5 billion …
Egypt is seeking to boost its overseas reserves in the 2018/2019 budget.
4 June 03:03 PM Egypt’s foreign reserves rise 0.2% by end-May
 Cairo – Mubasher: Egypt's foreign reserves inched up 0.2% in May, compared to a month earlier, the Central Bank of Egypt’s (CBE) data revealed. The North African country’s net foreign reserves rose to $44.138 billion by the end of last month, …
Egypt issues EGP 2.75bn T-bonds Monday
4 June 10:16 AM Egypt issues EGP 2.75bn T-bonds Monday
Cairo – Mubasher: The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) will issue treasury bonds (T-bonds) worth EGP 2.75 billion on Monday on behalf of the Ministry of Finance (MOF). The first tranche of T-bills will be offered through five-year notes at EGP 1.5 …
Local-currency deposits rose to EGP 2.26 trillion by the end of April 2018
3 June 02:53 PM Egypt’s bank deposits rise to EGP 2.26tn in April – CBE
Cairo – Mubasher: Egypt’s bank deposits jumped 32% year-on-year in April, the Central Bank of Egypt’s (CBE) data revealed. Local-currency deposits rose to EGP 2.26 trillion by the end of April 2018, compared to EGP 1.71 trillion in the same month …
CBE issues EGP 16bn T-bills on Sunday
3 June 10:36 AM CBE issues EGP 16bn T-bills on Sunday
Cairo – Mubasher: The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) will issue treasury bills (T-bills) worth EGP 16 billion on Sunday on behalf of the Ministry of Finance (MOF). The first tranche of T-bills will be offered through 91-day notes at EGP 7.75 billion, …
The growth rate of non-oil GDP is expected to rise to 3.9% in this year
31 May 12:32 PM UAE GDP to grow 2.7% in 2018 – C. Bank
Abu Dhabi – Mubasher: The UAE's gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow 2.7% in 2018 versus a 1.5% growth a year earlier. The growth rate of non-oil GDP is expected to rise to 3.9% in this year, while oil GDP growth will slow down, …
CBE issues EGP 16.25bn T-bills on Thursday
31 May 10:02 AM CBE issues EGP 16.25bn T-bills on Thursday
Cairo – Mubasher: The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) will issue treasury bills (T-bills) worth EGP 16.25 billion on Thursday on behalf of the Ministry of Finance (MOF). The first tranche of T-bills will be offered through 182-day notes at EGP 7.75 …
Loans registered a slight decline of 0.14% in April 2018
30 May 02:46 PM Banking deposits decline to SAR 1.6trln in April – SAMA
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) announced that banking deposits decreased by 0.5% to total SAR 1.603 trillion in April 2018 compared to SAR 1.611 trillion in the same month in 2017. On a monthly basis, banking …
The government current account decreased by 8% to SAR 40.98 billion during April 2018
29 May 03:43 PM Saudi general reserves drop 10% in April – SAMA
Riyadh – Mubasher: Saudi general public reserves went down 10.3% in April 2018, compared to the same month a year earlier. The kingdom’s general reserves amounted to SAR 571.46 billion by the end of April, versus SAR 636.89 billion in the …
The bonds issue will have an interest of 2.375%
29 May 12:09 PM Kuwait C.bank issues KWD 360m bonds
Mubasher: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) has issued bonds and securities valued at KWD 360 million ($1.19 million), according to the latest data by the central bank. The bonds issue will have an interest of 2.375%, while it has a maturity period …
Egypt issues EGP 3bn T-bonds Monday
28 May 10:49 AM Egypt issues EGP 3bn T-bonds Monday
Cairo – Mubasher: The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) will issue treasury bonds (T-bonds) worth EGP 3 billion on Monday on behalf of the Ministry of Finance (MOF). The first tranche of T-bills will be offered through three-year notes at EGP 1.75 …
CBE issues EGP 15bn T-bills on Sunday
27 May 10:22 AM CBE issues EGP 15bn T-bills on Sunday
Cairo – Mubasher: The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) will issue treasury bills (T-bills) worth EGP 15 billion on Sunday on behalf of the Ministry of Finance (MOF). The first tranche of T-bills will be offered through 91-day notes at EGP 7.5 billion, …
CBE issues EGP 15.5bn T-bills on Thursday
24 May 10:32 AM CBE issues EGP 15.5bn T-bills on Thursday
Cairo – Mubasher: The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) will issue treasury bills (T-bills) worth EGP 15.5 billion on Thursday on behalf of the Ministry of Finance (MOF). The first tranche of T-bills will be offered through 182-day notes at EGP 7.5 …