Pan-Islamic Net Bank to Open

November 2000
Bank Technology News;Nov2000, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p89
Trade Publication
Reports the launching of the online bank of Gulf Finance House in Bahrain. Importance of regulatory approval for the opening of the bank; Compliance of bank products on Islamic religious doctrines; Popularity of online banking among Arab women.


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