Bahrain Commercial Banking Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Bahrain Commercial Banking Report

Bahrain Commercial Banking Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Bahrain Commercial Banking Report
Published Aug 06, 2016
67 pages — Published Aug 06, 2016
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BMI View: Bahrain s commercial banks are set for slower asset growth in ---- and ----, as a deteriorating macroeconomic environment weighs on credit demand and liquidity. Nonetheless, geographic diversification and the resilience of non-oil sectors will ensure that commercial banks stay afloat. ...Nonetheless, geographic diversification and the resilience of non-oil sectors will ensure that commercial banks stay afloat. The Bahraini commercial banking sector will experience slower growth over the next two years, as the protracted period of low oil prices continues to weigh on macroeconomic conditions, weakening domestic deposits. Asset growth slowed to -.- y-o-y in ----, following average growth of -.- over ---------. ...Asset growth slowed to -.- y-o-y in ----, following average growth of -.- over ---------. We forecast total assets in the commercial banking sector to grow by -.- in ---- and -.- in ---- before picking up in the following years, as oil prices gradually recover.

...Lending is concentrated - leading to possible asset concentration risks. Energy prices are set to remain in a slump, a situation that will dampen Bahraini economic growth and limit lending opportunities over the coming years. The prominence of foreign assets, which account for nearly half of the total in the retail banking sector, also leaves banks vulnerable to currency volatility. Downgrades by the major credit rating agencies will increase the cost of wholesale funding for Bahraini banks. ...The prominence of foreign assets, which account for nearly half of the total in the retail banking sector, also leaves banks vulnerable to currency volatility. Downgrades by the major credit rating agencies will increase the cost of wholesale funding for Bahraini banks.

...All information contained in this publication is copyrighted in the name of Business Monitor International Ltd, and as such no part of this publication may be reproduced, repackaged, redistributed, resold in whole or in any part, or used in any form or by any means graphic, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, taping, or by information storage or retrieval, or by any other means, without the express written consent of the publisher. ...

...The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) is a highly regarded regulator that is committed to the development of Bahrain as a regional financial centre. The longest-established international banking centre in the Middle East. ...

  
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