Category: Banking & Finance

Banking & Finance

The OER-Gulf Baader Capital Markets survey, ‘Best Banks in Oman’ reflects the steady performance of banking sector in Oman. Mayank Singh reports.

Breaking barriers

Humayun Kabir, General Manager – Chief Wholesale Banking Officer, National Bank of Oman, talks about the performance of the bank’s Wholesale Banking Group and his outlook for the future. Excerpts from an interview with Muhammed Nafie.

A clear market leader

Meethaq Islamic Banking has adopted the best practices in Islamic banking and finance worldwide to combine a robust model which protects customers and complements the Islamic banking industry

In expansion mode

State Bank of India, Muscat has completed 10 years of its operation in the Sultanate recently. Rajesh Kumar Verma, CEO, speaks about the bank’s major milestones and achievements. An OER interview.


Christopher Fix, CEO of Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME), talks about the strong performance of Oman Crude Oil Futures Contract and the $12-18bn annual trade finance opportunity which has not been tapped by the regional banks

Sustainable sports infrastructure

Bank Muscat handed over the sixth green playground, developed as part of its Green Sports initiative, to Al Qadsiya team in Adam.

On solid footing

Bank Muscat is well positioned to leverage on the large network of branches and other delivery channels to target the growth potential, says Chief Executive, AbdulRazak Ali Issa.