BAHRAIN

Bahrain’s BBK Stays Profitable As It Weathers Local, Global Crises

 

Bahrain’s BBK managed to stay profitable last year despite the fallout from the Eurozone crisis and the popular protests that have hit the domestic economy. Chief Executive 'Abd al-Karim Ahmad Bucheery told Melanie Lovatt he is cautiously optimistic for 2012 and is already seeing the benefits of the commercial bank’s back-to-basics strategy.

 

BBK’s profits slipped to...