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Lowered interest rates will boost GCC real estate market

Mortgage rates of three percent are more realistic for potential home buyers in Bahrain, say financial analysts.

June 2, 2010 4:27
 
What your bank knows about you

What your bank knows about you

OPINION: Why you should be wary about the data collected by credit rating agencies, and how it affects your ability to get a loan.

March 24, 2010 5:29
 
What have the banks ever done for us?

What have the banks ever done for us?

Gulf banking fees are undeniably high – and, in some cases, extortionate. But what do customers get in return?

February 23, 2010 3:13
 
Bank interest rates ‘too high’

Bank interest rates ‘too high’

Kipp readers believe banks are charging too much interest on credit cards, loans and mortgages, according to a recent poll.

January 31, 2010 11:12
 
The great interest rate ripoff

The great interest rate ripoff

A Kipp survey has found that UAE credit card customers pay twice as much interest compared with their UK counterparts. With the row over Mashreqbank’s mortgage rates escalating, we ask whether the big banks are overcharging.

January 22, 2010 12:44