Monday, February 23, 2009

EonCap Islamic eyes 8% loan growth in 2009

EONCAP Islamic Bank Bhd is eyeing an 8% loan growth for the current year, despite the economic slowdown, said its chief executive officer and executive director, Fozia Amanulla, reports Bernama.
"The year is going to be tough but on the positive side, we expect an 8% loan growth," she said when asked on the outlook for the bank.
EonCap Islamic has deposits and financing worth RM4.3 billion and RM4.8 billion respectively, said its head of consumer banking Wan Hosni Kamal.
On the Skim Pembiayaan Peribadi Gratuiti and Skim Pembiayaan Peribadi Pesara Kerajaan launched yesterday, Fozia said the bank was confident of disbursing up to RM150 million or more by the end of the year. The two financing planning schemes that will allow retiring civil servants and government pensioners to plan ahead, was launced by the Second Finance Minister Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop in Kuala Lumpur, Feb 19.

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