Bahrain central bank plans to offer digital Dinar - Sky News Arabia

December 5, 2021 4:50 AM EST

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DUBAI (Reuters) - The Central Bank of Bahrain plans to offer a digital Dinar through a digital payments platform which will be available around the clock, Sky News Arabia reported on Sunday.

The central bank also aims to gradually raise the share of financing for small- and medium-sized enterprises to 20% of the financial portfolios of local banks by the end of 2025, Sky News cited the bank as saying.

(Reporting by Shakeel Ahmad; Editing by David Clarke)

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