SME Oman
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Setting off an Entrepreneurial Journey

The Sharikati programme is an effective educational initiative that teaches students lasting skills and real life experience in understanding and evaluating how small and medium businesses can grow and flourish.

SME Oman
Capitalising on the Opportunity

Abdulqader Al-Jahdhamy who worked as a senior official in Daleel petroleum and later as a consultant in BP started his own SME as he sensed an opportunity in oil and gas sector.

Banking & Finance
GCC equity markets are looking increasingly attractive

A recent Bank of America Merrill Lynch research report titled, ‘MENA & Frontier Observer – Frontier markets screening increasingly more attractive: Focus on quality’, says that GCC equity markets are looking increasingly attractive after the broad based sell off since the summer.

Meethaq widens network with state-of-the-art branch at Qurum

Widening its network across the Sultanate, Meethaq, the pioneer of Islamic banking in Oman from Bank Muscat, opened a state-of-the-art branch in Qurum. Amal Suhail Bahwan, Managing Director of Suhail Bahwan Group, was the guest of honour at the ceremony attended by dignitaries and senior bank officials.

SME Oman
Daniel Felton focuses on HSBC Bank Oman’s SME agenda

For HSBC Bank Oman, supporting SMEs goes well beyond just providing funding. High on the bank’s SME agenda are educating entrepreneurs and giving them access to the right information. Excerpts from an interview with Daniel Felton, Head of Corporate and Business Banking, HSBC Bank Oman.