IIRA Reaffirms Ratings of Jordan Islamic Bank

Islamic International Rating Agency ( IIRA ) has reaffirmed the ratings of Jordan Islamic Bank ( JIB ) on the national scale at A+/A1 (jo) (Single A plus/A One). Ratings of JIB on the international scale have also been reaffirmed with the foreign currency rating at 'BB+/A3' (Double B Plus/A Three) and the local currency rating at 'BBB-/A3' (Triple B Minus /A Three). Outlook on the ratings is 'Stable'. Ratings are supported by JIB 's strong franchise and retail presence. Stability at Board and management level has reinforced the organizational culture and has allowed uninterrupted implementation of the bank's business strategy. Regional instability may however continue to be a significant challenge.