25.02.2013 - Bank Nizwa seeks relaxation for investing funds
Bank Nizwa is going to request the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) for allowing the bank to get relaxation in deploying funds in overseas markets for a certain period, until Sharia-compliant products are available within the domestic market. The bank is going to discuss with the CBO for extending the ceiling on overseas investment, until the bank finds these assets in Oman, Dr Jamil Jaroudi, Chief Executive Officer of Bank Nizwa, told Times of Oman, on the sidelines of a seminar on opportunities in Islamic finance in Oman organised by Thomson Reuters in conjunction with the CMA. "Otherwise, you will have Islamic capital sitting idle in the country. They are positive and flexible. We have to go and present them," he added...............................................Full Article: Source
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