26.02.2013 - Oman seeks consolidation in financial sector
Oman's financial regulator, the Capital Market Authority (CMA), is encouraging consolidation in the country's crowded financial sector, aiming in the long term for local banks to build a regional presence in the Gulf region. "Maybe we are overbanked in a way, so limiting the number of banks would be better for the market, especially for banks starting from scratch," Abdullah Salem Al Salmi, CMA's executive president, said in an interview. "We would like to see some consolidation."..............................................Full Article: Source
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