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Lebanon’s parliament is in hot water with Eurobonds. Can the Central Bank help?

about new sovereign Eurobonds, it's likely that the Central Bank will have to step in. The Central Bank will again come to the rescue of Parliament if lawmakers do not approve the issuance of new sovereign Eurobonds, bankers and economists said Wednesday. “Central Bank governor Riad Salameh will ...

04/09/2014 - 14:32 - comment 0

Oman Deposits $50m with Lebanon’s Central Bank

Oman has deposited 50 million dollars with Lebanon’s central bank to boost Lebanon’s foreign currency reserves and express its support for the governm Oman has deposited 50 million dollars with Lebanon’s central bank to boost Lebanon’s foreign currency ...

18/05/2010 - 19:38 - comment 0

Lebanon’s Central Bank Governor denies capital outflow

Riad Salameh, Governor of Lebanon’s Central Bank ... due to recent political unrest. Riad Salameh, Governor of Lebanon’s Central Bank denied on Saturday, August 18, that a severe outflow of capital from the country has been ...

15/08/2010 - 15:46 - comment 0

Lebanon’s Central Bank Bolsters Measures to Defend Ailing Economy

Lebanon's central bank has raised deposit reserve ... Lebanon's central bank has raised deposit reserve requirements to 15 percent, giving itself more tools ... published in newspapers Saturday, central bank governor Riad Salameh said banks would also be required ...

18/05/2010 - 17:43 - comment 0

Lebanon prepares stimulus as fighting continues in Syria

Lebanon’s Central Bank is putting a stimulus package ... Lebanon’s Central Bank is putting a stimulus package in place to boost its bruised economy, which has taken a hit by its troubled neighbour Syria   Lebanon’s Central Bank Governor, Riad Salameh, ...

29/11/2012 - 04:00 - comment 0

Lebanon’s bond ratings remain stable

Moody’s indicated that it would downgrade Lebanon’s ... Moody’s Investors Service maintained Lebanon’s foreign and local currency government bond ratings at “B1” ... foreign currency ratings at “NP.” It said that these sub-investment grade ratings reflect Lebanon’s ...

10/01/2012 - 16:04 - comment 0

Lebanon’s Central Bank publishes loan figures

Figures released by the Central Bank show ... released by the Central Bank for the first quarter of 2000 show that the aggregate amount of subsidized ... for 5.8 percent, 3.2 percent and 2.3 percent, respectively.    The Central Bank’s concise balance ...

15/08/2010 - 23:52 - comment 0

Misery loves company: Lebanon and Cyprus strengthen bank ties

to a statement released Sunday by Lebanon’s Central Bank. A high-profile Lebanese banking delegation visited ... to strengthen financial ties between the two countries, according to a statement released Sunday by Lebanon’s ... withdrawals and money transfer abroad to prevent a run on the banks. “ The Cypriot central bank ...

17/02/2014 - 20:39 - comment 0

Will Hezbollah sanctions have an effect Lebanon’s banking sector?

have no impact on Lebanon’s banking sector, which is already in full compliance with U.S. ... that Lebanon’s banking sector would continue to fully implement international compliance standards, including ... on organizations that help channel money to Hezbollah will have no impact on Lebanon’s banking sector, which ...

26/07/2014 - 18:22 - comment 0

Lebanon’s economy not out of the deep end yet, World Bank says

below potential for the near term,” the report explained. It projected Lebanon’s GDP growth ... However, the World Bank commended the measures taken by the Central Bank. “On the monetary front, ... and security issues were a few reasons given by the World Bank on Wednesday in regards to Lebanon's ...

24/04/2014 - 15:20 - comment 1