ABU DHABI - The assets of UAE-based Sharia-compliant banks grew to AED607.8 billion by the end of October 2022, statistics by the Central Bank of the UAE have shown.
On an annual basis, the assets rose by 2.1 percent versus about AED595.3 billion in October 2021.
According to the Apex Bank, Islamic banks' credit climbed by 5.7 percent year-on-year to AED399.1 billion by the end of last October, compared to around AED377.5 billion in October 2021.
Deposits in Islamic banks climbed by around 1 percent year-on-year from AED424.3 billion in October 2021.
According to statistics, total Islamic bank investments reached AED102 billion by the end of last October, a year-on-year growth of 22 percent, or AED18.5 billion, compared to around AED84.1 billion in October 2021.