The US dollar is firmer against most of the major and emerging market currencies, though is weaker against the euro and Swiss franc. The strength of the euro and and franc appears...
Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait B.S.C., together with its subsidiaries, provides various commercial banking products and services for individuals, and corporate and institutional customers. The company operates through four segments: Retail Banking; Corporate Banking; International Banking; and Investment, Treasury, and Other Activities. It offers savings, current, money maker, Al Hayrat, and Starmaker accounts; fixed deposits; Al Hayrat gift certificates; car loans, consumer loans, mortgage loans, loans for retirees, loans for women, professional loans for doctors, and online interactive loans, as well as overdrafts, credit and funds transfer facilities, debit and credit cards, and foreign exchange services; and remittance services, such as correspondent banking, demand draft, telex transfer, and cashier order services. The company also provides eBanking, Non Resident Indian, investment, treasury, and safe deposit locker services; insurance services; international banking services; and enterprise banking products and services, such as term loans, letters of credit, cheque discounting services, letters of guarantee, current and call accounts, time deposits, and electronic channel services. In addition, it offers corporate banking services for government, remedial and Islamic, real estate services, manufacturing and trade, and contracting and building material industries; trade finance and cash management services; and automated and interactive teller machine, cash deposit machine, Internet retail banking, mobile banking, SMS banking, and telebanking services. It operates branches in Bahrain, Kuwait, and India, as well as representative offices in Dubai and Turkey. Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait B.S.C. was incorporated in 1971 and is headquartered in Manama, the Kingdom of Bahrain.