Bahrain plans to list airport services company and introduce digital Dinar: Report

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Bahrain intends to list five more companies on its stock exchange next year including Bahrain Airport Services Company, and introduce a digital currency, Sky News Arabia reported on Sunday.

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The Central Bank of Bahrain plans to offer the digital Dinar through a digital payments platform which will be available around the clock.

The central bank also aims to gradually raise the share of financing for small- and medium-sized enterprises to 20 percent of the financial portfolios of local banks by the end of 2025, Sky News cited the bank as saying.

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