Banking in Saudi Arabia

November 2017

Strengthening the position of Saudi’s capital market through new products and improved infrastructure

Khalid Al Hussan, CEO of the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul)

Khalid Al Hussan, CEO of the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul), spoke with OBG on the latest successes of Tadawul and the long-term objectives for the country’s capital markets.



Saudi Arabia's banking sector enters a challenging 2020 with strong fundamentals

Saudi Arabia is home to more than 27% of the GCC’s total banking assets, and is the region’s second-largest banking industry in terms of assets and the largest in terms of market capitalisation.


Saudi Arabia invests in financial education and training

In recent years the government has sought to increase the number of nationals in the workforce through Saudiisation policies, which mandate that companies have a certain percentage of Saudi citizens in each position.


Tareq Al Sadhan, CEO, Riyad Bank: Interview

How are digitalisation and financial technology (fintech) positively disrupting retail banking?

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