GIB's Treasury undertakes a wide range of capital market and investment activities for the Bank and its customers, whilst also being responsible for managing the bank's balance sheet and its funding activities.
Through its well-equipped dealing rooms in Bahrain, London and Riyadh, GIB's Treasury offers a wide array of products and services to a sophisticated customer base that comprises regional corporations, financial institutions and government entities.
Treasury's product specialist teams are constantly engaged in tailoring hedging and investment strategies to suit the unique requirements of each client. GIB has earned a solid reputation with its clients for efficient and timely execution of client strategies.
Treasury's range of products and services is diverse and is constantly evolving in response to the dynamic market environment. The following are broadly the main areas in which Treasury is currently active:
- Interest rates
- Foreign exchange
- Money Markets
- Shariah compliant products
- Forward rate agreements
- Interest rate swaps
- Interest rate caps and floors
- Interest rate collars
- Cross currency swaps
- Profit rate swaps
- Murabaha and reverse Murabaha
- Conventional deposits and term finance