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Financial and Banking News

Regional Banking

Saudi Banks Show Strong Third Quarter Performance

The 1991 third quarter unaudited results from 10 of Saudi Arabia's banks showa strong performance compared to the third quarter of last year, when financialworries over the Gulf crisis were beginning to mount. Bank al Jazira and National Commercial Bank (NCB) have yet to post third quarter results, but forthose which have published their figures, aggregate results show an...