Banking & Finance

13-11-2012
The interim government has appointed two new directors for the Islamic Call Society, which has various property and business interests in Libya.
12-11-2012
Trading resumed on the Libyan Stock Market (LSM) on 11 November after the bourse suffered technical glitches last week.
08-11-2012
The Central Bank of Libya (CBL) plans to organise workshops in various towns in order to raise awareness of Islamic banking and finance. 
08-11-2012
The Libyan Stock Market (LSM), which operates the country's bourse, has recorded a profit at the end of the third quarter of 2012.
08-11-2012
Trading on the Libyan Stock Market has been temporarily suspended due to technical problems.
06-11-2012
The privately-owned United Bank has reopened its branch in Sirte, which had been closed due to damage sustained during last year's conflict.
06-11-2012
The head of the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) has said that the sovereign wealth fund's stakes in Unicredit and Finmeccanica have been unfrozen by an Italian court.
05-11-2012
Egyptian investment bank EFG Hermes, which is set to agree a joint venture with Qatar's Qinvest, has included Libya in its regional expansion plan.
04-11-2012
United Insurance has published figures from the third quarter of 2012.
04-11-2012
The Central Bank of Libya (CBL) has released an amended version of the 2005 banking law, with new clauses on foreign banks and Islamic finance.
31-10-2012
Libya's largest lender enjoyed healthy profits for the third quarter of 2012, but its total assets appear to be down on the previous period.
30-10-2012
Wahda Bank, which is part-owned by Jordan's Arab Bank, recorded a net profit of LD29.4m ($23.3m) at the end of the third quarter but saw its assets fall on the previous period.
25-10-2012
The Central Bank of Libya (CBL) says it will withdraw certain categories of 5 and 10 Libyan Dinar banknotes from circulation on 1 November.
22-10-2012
The insurer, which recently signed an agreement with BUPA, has posted improved profits for the third quarter of 2012, with assets up 11% on the previous period.
22-10-2012
Libya Insurance recorded an operating profit at the end of the third quarter of 2012, although its total assets appear to be sharply lower than in 2011.