IIRA Reaffirms Fiduciary Ratings of Bank AlJazira

The Islamic International Rating Agency (IIRA) has reaffirmed a national scale rating of A+/A-1(sr) (A plus/A-One) to Bank AlJazira ( BAJ), incorporated in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. IIRA has also reaffirmed the bank's international scale ratings at A-/A-2 (A Minus/A-Two). Outlook on the ratings is 'Stable'. BAJ has posted continued business growth over the years. Moreover, capital adequacy ratio (CAR) has remained consistently above 15% over the last 5 years, sustaining the increased business levels. BAJ 's fiduciary score has been assessed in the range of '71-75', reflecting adequate fiduciary standards. The overall governance framework and practices are largely at par with international best practices.