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KHALEEJI COMMERCIAL BANK SPONSORES ‘TRADEQUEST CHALLENGE’


KHALEEJI COMMERCIAL BANK SPONSORES ‘TRADEQUEST CHALLENGE’


Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 27 April, 2016- Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB), one of Bahrain’s leading Islamic retail banks, recently sponsored the TradeQuest challenge organized annually by Bahrain Bourse (BHB) for school students. This comes as part of KHCB’s social responsibility to play an integral role in developing the future generation as they will be responsible for the advancement of the future of Bahrain’s economy.

The bank was recognized during the awarding ceremony which was held under the patronage of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister and the Minister-in-charge of BHB, Mr. Zayed Al Zayani in the presence Mr. Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, the Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), Mr. Abdulkarim Bucheeri, Chairman of Bahrain Bourse and Shaikh Khalifa bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, the CEO of Bahrain Bourse. During the ceremony, all participating students were honored and prizes were awarded to the winning teams.

TradeQuest is a unique program adopted by BHB, which is conducted to provide students with a real-life investment experience in stock markets, whilst focusing on gaining in-depth knowledge on the rules and regulations, analysis and selection of stocks, portfolio management for equities listed in New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and BHB, thus leaving them with increased investment awareness.

Khaleeji Commercial Bank BSC (KHCB) is an Islamic bank licensed by the CBB, headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and operating under a Retail Islamic Banking license granted by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB). It is a Public Bahraini Shareholding Company listed on the Bahrain Bourse. The vision of the bank is to be a leading domestic and regional Islamic Bank, providing a comprehensive range of high quality Shari'a compliant banking and investment products, services and investment opportunities to their customers and corporate clients.