Category: Banking & Finance

Channelising growth

Khalid Al Hokani, Head of IT at alizz Islamic Bank, highlights the evolution of information technology as an enabler of business, innovative e-banking services introduced by the bank and the necessity to keep abreast of the new digital wave, in an interview with Muhammed Nafie.

New pool of liquidity

The issuance of Oman’s first sovereign Sukuk will not only provide Islamic banks and takaful companies in the country with an investment avenue but also create a benchmark for the nation’s potential borrowers to access it, says Hussain Ghaleb Al Yafai, Head, of Corporate and Institutional Clients and Head of Financial Markets, Standard Chartered Bank Oman. Muhammed Nafie reports.

Banking & Finance
NBO night view
Keeping ahead of the curve

Sayyid Wasfi, Deputy General Manager – Deputy Head Wholesale Banking, National Bank of Oman, talks about the asset management industry in Oman and the challenges facing fund managers in the country, in an interview to OER.

Banking & Finance
Bank Muscat Sohar Open Day

Rashad Ali Al Musafir, Acting CEO, Bank Sohar talks about balancing retail and corporate lending and how this stands it in good stead.