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31-07-2019

The Syrian bourse’s two indices, the DWX and DLX, took opposite directions last month as trading volumes increased.

24-07-2019

This table lists all Syrian public joint-stock companies active as of July 2019 with the value of their capital (in million SYP).

03-07-2019

Syrian private sector banks are expanding their branch network across the country.

02-07-2019

The Syrian stock exchange’s main index shed almost four percent in the first six months of this year as it continues to fail at attracting meaningful interest.

14-05-2019

Three investment banks captured three quarters of the small Syrian brokerage market for stocks last year.

26-03-2019

Several Syrian banks have reopened a branch in the southern city of Daraa as they start a slow expansion of their network.

06-03-2019

The Syrian stock exchange’s main index gained 2.26 percent last month amid low trading volumes and as interest in the Syriatel stock seems to have quickly faded.

27-02-2019

The relatively stable situation in most of Syria has reflected positively on the performance of Syrian banks, which have broadly reported an improvement in their financial results last year.

06-02-2019

In a month marked by the listing of Syriatel, almost all stocks that were traded in relatively important volumes in the Damascus Securities Exchange fell.

15-01-2019

Qatar National Bank Syria has announced the resignation of its CEO, the third such executive to resign from Syria’s top private banks in the past six months.

17-12-2018

Fransabank Syria has announced the resignation of its Lebanese chairman, confirming the dissociation policy adopted by Lebanese banks operating in the country.

25-09-2018

Providing guarantees for loans to SMEs and microfinance projects

18-09-2018

Syrian private sector banks continued to post a modest increase in their main indicators in the first half of this year, as Islamic lenders now represent almost 40 percent of the sector.

24-07-2018

Syrian banks are expanding again their branch network as they seek to capitalize on the improving security situation across the country.

19-06-2018

The assets, credits and deposits at the 14 private sector banks in Syria. 

19-06-2018

The operating income and profits of Syria's 14 private sector banks in 2017. All numbers are in million Syrian pounds.

19-06-2018

The balance sheets and income statements of Syrian banks show an improvement in their performance last year.

04-06-2018

The main index of the Syrian stock exchange fell for the third month in a row and for the fourth time in five months since the beginning of the year, highlighting investors’ lack of confidence over the economy.

01-05-2018

Syria’s stock market index fell for the second month in a row as investors partly retreat from the market.

03-04-2018

The value of trading in the Damascus Securities Exchange declined during the first quarter of 2018 relatively to the previous quarter, while share prices remained mostly stable as investors seem to be in a wait-and-see mode.

20-02-2018

AbdulRahman Al-Attar, one of the most prominent business figures of the Assad era, both father and son, passed away last week at the age of 80.

06-02-2018

For the first time in months, the main index of the Damascus Securities Exchange fell as investors seemed to be taking their profits.

22-01-2018

Byblos Bank Syria has announced the appointment of a new general manager.

17-10-2017

Banque Bemo Saudi Fransi is increasing its capital through the distribution of stock dividends to its shareholders.

29-08-2017

The relative stable situation in vast parts of western Syria have enabled private commercial banks in the first half of this year to post a slight improvement in their main indicators.

21-07-2017

Updated on July 21, 2017: Syria’s private commercial banks, which saw last year their assets fall to a fraction of what they were in 2010 and now barely breakeven, are unable to finance any meaningful reconstruction drive.

04-04-2017

Syria Gulf Bank has rejected the offer of Banque Bemo Saudi Fransi to buy almost half of its share capital.

28-03-2017

Banque Bemo Saudi Fransi has entered talks to buy a controlling stake in Syria Gulf Bank, in the first such consolidation move since the liberalisation of Syria’s banking sector in 2004.

21-02-2017

Following in the steps of two of its competitors, BLOM Bank, Lebanon’s second largest bank by the size of its assets, has deconsolidated its operations in Syria.

27-06-2016

Banque Bemo Saudi Fransi, Syria’s largest private sector commercial bank, has announced the appointment of a new CEO.

08-03-2016

In dollar terms, the assets of Syria’s private sector banks declined by 25 percent on annual basis last year.

14-12-2015

Banque Bemo Saudi Fransi, the largest Syrian private sector bank, has announced the resignation of its CEO.

19-10-2015

The assets of Syria’s private commercial banks increased 17 percent in the first half of this year in Syrian Pound terms.

03-09-2015

More than two thirds of the listed stocks in the Damascus Securities Exchange didn’t attract any transaction this week.

13-07-2015

The annual shareholders meetings of Syria’s commercial banks have seen some changes in their management and boards.

06-04-2015

Syria’s stock index fell on Thursday to its lowest level in over a year after shedding 1.07 percent over the week.

02-03-2015

Syria’s 14 private sector have released their preliminary results for last year, although changes in currency prices make it difficult to assess the health of the sector.

23-02-2015

The value of trading in the Damascus Securities Exchange increased last week, largely over transactions on a single stock, as did the market index.

29-12-2014

Helped by two relatively large transactions, the value of trading in the DSE increased to SYP 53.4 million last week.

27-10-2014

Syrian businessman George Obegi passed away last week following a plane accident off the Cypriot coast.

25-08-2014

The DWX declined in each of last week’s four sessions as trading in the stock market was dominated by two large transactions involving a commercial bank.

18-08-2014

The DWX fell in the last two weeks as the market witnessed two important transactions involving banks.

18-08-2014

Banque Bemo Saudi Fransi has announced that it has bought a minority stake in one of its competitors.

23-06-2014

Bank of Syria and Overseas has announced the appointment of a new general manager.

28-04-2014

Last week, the Damascus Securities Exchange was on track to witness one of its worst weeks in terms of trading volumes when a handful of transactions lifted the bourse’s overall weekly activity.

28-04-2014

Banque Bemo Saudi Fransi, the first private sector bank to open in Syria after decades of state monopoly, has announced the relocation of its headquarters.

13-04-2014

The Syrian stock market index gained last week as total trading remained below the $100k level.

31-03-2014

Byblos Bank Sal, the Lebanese mother company of Byblos Bank Syria, is increasing its stake in its Syrian affiliate.