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Business - Banks

Ahmed Ali, Mohamed Hamdy & Sayed Badr - 2014-03-20 11:04:06
Arab Investment Bank of Egypt (AIB) is targeting a capital increase to EGP 1 billion besides a 20% growth in profits by the end of the current year. The bank is planning to increase capital which stood at EGP 500 million by 2013-end. Speaking to Amwal Al Ghad on Thursday, AIB Chairman Hani Seif El-Nasr said his bank is planning a capital hike with the help of the retained earnings besides shareholders’ equities. He referred that the volume of AIB’s assets recorded EGP 6 billion by 2013-end. Moreover, AIB’s board is seeking to attain a 20% growth in earnings by the end of the current year, Seif El-Nasr noted. AIB registered profits worth over EGP 65 million by the end of last year, which are currently reviewed and audited by the Central Auditing Organization (CAO). More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2014-03-20 10:02:31
Commercial International Bank (CIB) – Egypt announced that coupon No. 38 will be paid at EGP 1 per share today, Thursday, March 20, 2014. Shareholders of record till the close of trading on Monday, March 17, will be entitled to this dividend. The bank reported a 35% leap in net earnings to EGP 3.006 billion for 2013, compared with EGP 2.226 billion in 2012. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2014-03-20 07:54:11
JPMorgan Chase & Co. and HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA) are among banks planning to compete for a role in the largest Saudi Arabian share sale in at least 12 years, according to five people with knowledge of the matter. The banks will vie with local lenders including Banque Saudi Fransi (BSFR) and Gulf International Bank to be appointed as financial adviser on the sale of a 15 percent stake in Jeddah-based National Commercial Bank, the people said, asking not to be named as the information isn’t public. NCB, as the lender is known, sent out a request for proposals to banks to manage the initial public offering earlier this week, the people said. The first Saudi bank IPO since 2008 could raise about 16 billion riyals ($4.3 billion) based on NCB’s profits and trading values of other Saudi banks, according to Asim Bukhtiar, head of research at Riyad Capital, the investment-banking unit of Riyad bank. That would surpass the 15 billion-riyal offering by Saudi Telecom Co. (STC) in 2002, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund is selling part of its 69 percent holding in NCB, bank chairman Mansoor Al Maiman said Feb. 27. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2014-03-20 07:18:13
Egypt's Central Bank governor Hisham Ramez said on Wednesday he expects the country's foreign currency reserves to continue growing despite continued political and economic turmoil. The reserves, which plummeted after a 2011 uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak, have picked up since last July when Gulf Arab states extended billions of dollars to Egypt after the army took over from elected Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. "The reserves will continue going up," Ramez told reporters without providing details. Reserves rose to $17.307 billion in February from $17.105 billion in January but are still nearly half the level seen before Mubarak's departure as political turmoil has hit tourism and foreign investment and the central bank has had to use up reserves to defend the Egyptian pound. A repatriation scheme opened in March last year aimed at restoring confidence in Egypt's economy. It guarantees foreign investors in Egypt's stock and government bond markets access to dollars despite severe shortages of foreign currency. The central bank said last week it covered 50 percent of a backlog of dollars owed to foreign investors seeking to repatriate funds from the country. Ramez said on Wednesday the other 50 percent will be transferred next month. Foreign reserves fell to a critical low of $13.5 billion last year, down from $36 billion before the revolt that toppled Mubarak. The central bank has been rationing dollars through routine auctions to commercial banks to slow a slide in the local currency. Egypt is pushing through with a road map for political transition that calls for presidential and parliamentary elections this year following the army's ouster of Morsi after protests against his rule. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2014-03-19 16:15:21
JPMorgan is selling its physical commodities businessto Mercuria for $3.5 billion, the U.S. investment bank said on Wednesday, sweeping the fast-growing Swiss trading house into the top league of commodities traders. The all-cash transaction for one of the most powerful oil and metals desks on Wall Street is expected to close in the third quarter, JPMorgan said in a statement. In documents circulated to potential buyers last year, JPMorgan had valued its physical commodity business at $3.3 billion, with an annual income of $750 million. JPMorgan paid nearly $2 billion to buy the largest part of the business from RBS in 2010. JPMorgan decided to sell its multi-billion dollar physical commodities division last year due to rising regulatory and political pressure and so it could concentrate on the bank's core business of lending. "Our goal from the outset was to find a buyer that was interested in preserving the value of J.P. Morgan's physical business," said Blythe Masters, head of JPMorgan's globalcommodities business. JPMorgan said it would still provide traditional banking activities in commodities markets, including financial products and the vaulting and trading of precious metals. It gave no further details of what exactly would be included in the transaction, but a source close to the matter said the bank's metal brokerage business including its London Metal Exchange (LME) ring dealing team would remain with JPMorgan. However its Henry Bath metals warehousing unit was included in the deal, the source added. JPMorgan also has sizeable power, natural gas and carbon trading desks, largely operating from London, as well as owning power plants. MASTERS The fate of JPM's Masters was too early to tell, the source said, adding that she and her management team had been primarily focused on achieving the sale. Others in the commodities units were waiting to hear about their future. "It will be interesting to see whether Mercuria will want to keep us on or not, and whether they will attempt to move our desks to Geneva," one trader with the bank said. "Most of us want to stay here (in London), so I suspect a drive to move us to Geneva would equate to a reduction of our power and gas trading desks," the trader added. Many other banks, including Deutsche Bank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Barclays, have recently scaled back or shut down their power, gas and carbon trading desks, citing unfavorable banking regulation as the main reason. In February, Reuters reported that Mercuria, led by two former Goldman Sachs executives Marco Dunand and Daniel Jaeggi, became the front-runner to buy the physical commodities unit, one of the most powerful oil and metals desks on Wall Street. EXCLUSIVE TALKS The bank went into exclusive talks with Mercuria in February. In the weeks before that, the trade house had been competing with Australian bank Macquarie Group and private equity manager Blackstone Group LP to buy JPMorgan's unit, sources had said. Private and lightly regulated trading houses have benefited most from a major retreat by banks from commodities trading over the past two years. Companies such as Glencore and Russian oil major Rosneft hired whole teams of traders from banks such as Morgan Stanley but Mercuria will become the first trading house to absorb an entire physical division from a bank. More»