Bahrain host meeting of Islamic money market group

BAHRAIN - Board members of the planned International Islamic Financial Market are to hold their first meeting in Bahrain on Tuesday to discuss steps to set up the market, Bahrain's central bank said on Monday.

Monetary authorities from Bahrain, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sudan and the Saudi-based Islamic Development Bank are part of the board, the Bahrain Monetary Agency, or central bank, said in a statement.

Bahrain, the Gulf's financial hub, signed an agreement in November to set up the mar

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