Custody decision on the “Warka” raises concerns of the Iraqi banking sector
Posted 08/03/2012 10:41 PM
She pointed out that the circles on the bank liquidity crisis would not have been up to the extent to which if the follow-up and monitoring the performance of the bank are available from the agencies responsible for the sector. The World Bank, through the follow-up of financial conditions in Iraq, issued a report in June last year, pointing to the importance of strengthening the banking system of government and private sectors.
According to sources in the sector that the conditions of «Warka Bank», and before «Basra International Bank for Investment», which did not happen depositors and shareholders in which any result since placed under the guardianship of two years ago, left a major impact on the banking sector. The Central Bank of Iraq to take measures to address the situation through the laws in force.
According to previous reports that «the Warka Bank» was entered last year in talks with the bank «Standard Chartered» British to sell a stake in the shares, but the talks have reached a dead end, so it was not before the Central Bank of Iraq but to intervene and take a decision to put the bank under the trusteeship.