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    The Central Bank Thursday said that some licensed exchange dealers are not registering all the daily transactions on “Sayrafa” platform, which may have caused...

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    Faced with the choice of leaving their savings stuck in the bank or investing them at a huge loss, some Lebanese people are opting to take a punt.

  • Lebanon's financial meltdown and how it happened

    Lebanon is grappling with a deep economic crisis after successive governments piled up debt following the 1975-1990 civil war with little to show for their...

  • Banks stuck in reverse: jobs go, lending dives

    Lebanon's banks, which once powered the economy by sucking in billions of dollars of deposits from abroad, are shedding staff, watching loan books shrink and...