Capital Intelligence affirms QIB's Financial Rating at 'A'

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has been affirmed by international credit rating agency, Capital Intelligence (CI), with a Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of 'A'. This reflects the Bank's Islamic banking franchise, evidenced by substantial growth in financings and customer deposits, net financial income differential, and the Bank's capitalisation. In view of the Bank's intrinsic financial profile, Qatar's economic growth potential, and ongoing government support for all Qatari banks, the Bank's Long and Short Term Foreign Currency Ratings are affirmed at 'A' and 'A2', respectively, on Stable Outlook. Based on the strength of the Qatari government balance sheet, the Support Rating is affirmed at '2'.