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 This time round, in contrast to previous bouts of weakness in the shekel in recent times, it looks as though the trend is here to stay for a while.
September 17, 2014 - 05:55 GMT
"The economy is slowing down sharply," Carmeli warns, "and when you combine this with the fact that Israel is part of the global picture, it's likely that the shekel will continue to weaken."

March 1, 2012

Abdulhamid Mohammed Saeed, MD and Board Member, First Gulf Bank
05:43 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank, leading financial partner of choice, successfully concluded its Annual General Meeting today (February 29, 2012) in Abu Dhabi.

February 29, 2012

The new set of rules are being seen as an upgrade, which will raise the profile of stock markets, as they seek to become key regional financial centres
13:00 GMT

UAE is planning to shortly introduce a new set of finance rules. Rules on mutual funds, short-selling, and rights issues are likely to be introduced by mid-2012.

The $5 billion bonds will be split into two categories: the first for $2 billion in Eurobonds, and the second $3 billion batch to replace the outstanding bonds both in Lebanese pounds and foreign currencies
10:00 GMT

The Finance Ministry is expected to tap the local market for financing soon to issue $5 billion worth of Eurobonds and treasury bills to cover the public debt in 2012.

First Gulf Bank
09:12 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank is conducting its Annual General Meeting today at 5:00 pm at Saker Hall, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel, Abu Dhabi.

NCB Capital
07:01 GMT
(press release)

NCB Capital, the Kingdom’s largest asset manager and leading wealth management company, hosted exclusive investment seminars for key corporate clients in Jeddah, Riyadh, and Dammam.

Muneera Al Mukhaizeem, Burgan Bank’s Chief Retail Banking Officer- General Manager
06:31 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced today the launch of its new VISA Platinum Debit card that aims at providing more convenience to the bank’s Premier customers.

February 28, 2012

Arab Bank
11:33 GMT
(press release)

Arab Bank has recently been awarded the titles of Best Bank and Best Investment Bank in Jordan for the fourth consecutive year by EMEA Finance magazine.

Sameh Al Qubaisi, the General Manager of Institutional and Corporate Coverage Group at NBAD’s Financial Markets Division
08:06 GMT

The 2012 Global Financial Markets Forum kicks off tomorrow Wednesday February 29th by speeches from renowned policymakers.

During the event
05:31 GMT
(press release)

IBQ will partner with the Pakistan Women’s Association (PWA) and TR Events to organize, for the first time in Doha, the festivities for the Basant Mela, Pakistan’s most celebrated cultural tradition.

February 27, 2012

NBAD's Global Financial Markets Forum 2011
11:26 GMT

The 2012 Global Financial Markets Forum, which begins this Wednesday, will offer Investor Presentation sessions from several UAE top companies.

Al Ansari Exchange
08:27 GMT
(press release)

Al Ansari Exchange has signed an agreement with National Bank of Abu Dhabi to accept bill payments from credit cardholders of the bank.

February 26, 2012

Oxford Business Group Parter to 2012 Global Financial Markets Forum
12:26 GMT

Oxford Business Group has become a media partner of the 2012 Global Financial Markets GFMF Forum to be held in Abu Dhabi February 29 and March 1st.

Nimish Dwivedi, Head of Payments at Mashreq
10:45 GMT

Mashreq, one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE just made owning life’s good things easier.

Sameh Abdulla Al Qubaisi, the General Manager of Institutional and Corporate Coverage Group at NBAD’s Financial Markets Division
06:49 GMT

Prominent bankers, economists, investors and executives will be in Abu Dhabi for the 2012 Global Financial Markets Forum.

Jassem Al Bloushi, Head of Retail Banking Group, Sharjah Islamic Bank
05:58 GMT
(press release)

Sharjah Islamic Bank has won recently the ‘Best Structure Award’ under the Islamic banks category and received a Certificate of Excellence by Pan Arab Web Awards 2012.