This report aims to provide banking industry leaders with succinct analysis to help compare banking sector financial results across the GCC, and provide forward-looking views and insights.
The report, analyses the published financial statements of 56 leading listed commercial banks across Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. The report covers over 90% of the region’s listed banking assets, and indicates that the regional banking sector has entered a new paradigm where we see margin compression, tightening liquidity, moderate asset and profit growth, limited capital market activity, greater focus on cost reduction and a widespread need for greater capital and funding.
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