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United Arab Bank (UAB)
January 19, 2015 - 14:25 GMT
United Arab Bank, UAB, has made a contribution of AED250,000 to Al Thiqah Club for the Handicapped, another milestone in the Bank’s long-standing relationship with an organisation that provides invaluable support for people with special needs in the UAE.

November 19, 2014

First Gulf Bank
10:46 GMT
(press release)

FGB, one of the leading banks in the UAE, has finalised an AED 1.1 billion club finance lease funding package on behalf of Emirates airline, for the acquisition of two Boeing 777-300ER aircrafts.

During the event
10:24 GMT
(press release)

Doha Bank recently hosted a quiz competition for its staff, representing teams from its various business and operational units.

During the event
09:54 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD announced the opening of a new banking branch in Al Nasseriya in Sharjah, conveniently located in the heart of the city, offering exceptional convenience for customers.

Haytham El El-Maayergi, Head of Transaction Banking – Standard Chartered UAE, speaking at the event
08:05 GMT
(press release)

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) recently hosted the Corporate Treasury Evolution and Trends event, at the DIFC Conference Centre.

Dr Adnan Chilwan, CEO, DIB & Adel Ali, Group CEO, Air Arabia at the signing ceremon
06:35 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) and Air Arabia announced today the signing of an aircraft financing deal to facilitate the delivery of six new Airbus A320 aircrafts in 2015.

November 18, 2014

STP award
11:11 GMT

International Bank of Qatar (ibq) has won the Commerzbank “Straight Through Processing (STP) award for the fourth year running.

NBAD Renews Sponsorship of Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
10:59 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has renewed a multi-year agreement to be the Official Bank of the FORMULA 1 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX.

National Bank of Abu Dhabi
08:59 GMT
(press release)

SWIFT joined with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) to bring together some of the largest companies in the United Arab Emirates to look at the evolution of treasury management within corporates.

November 17, 2014

Andrew Ball, Head of Retail Banking
09:31 GMT

International Bank of Qatar (ibq) is launching the first Furniture Loan product in Qatar to both existing and new ibq customers, with the most accommodating terms that include 0% interest rate, 0% fees and zero down payment.

November 16, 2014

Caetano Fernandes, Senior Vice President & Head of Mashreq Gold
10:15 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq’s unique online property platform Mashreq Property Mart has been a grand success just months after its launch.

Emirates Islamic Bank
09:42 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Islamic has announced a philanthropic community initiative to collect donations on behalf of Dubai Health Authority (DHA) for their MOSA’ADAH charity programme.

Mr. Faisal Al Haimus, Chief Executive Officer, Burgan bank
08:07 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank Group announced that the appointment of Mr. Faisal Al Haimus, as the Chief Executive officer to Bank of Baghdad.

During the event
07:53 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD announced that its Group CEO, Shayne Nelson, was awarded ‘CEO of the Year’ for the company’s Asset Management business at the Global Investor/ ISF Investment Excellence Awards held recently in Dubai.

During the opening ceremony
05:45 GMT
(press release)

Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has officially announced the opening of its new call center in Fujairah.

November 13, 2014

Ashraf Mazahreh, Managing Director & Head of Private Banking-UAE at NBAD (Left) receives Best Private Bank in UAE for 2014 award from Yuri Bender, Editor of Professional Wealth Management Magazine
09:07 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has been selected the ‘Best Private Bank in the UAE’ for the third consecutive year by The Banker & Professional Wealth Management Magazine, at the 6th Annual Global Private Banking Awards.