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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.

June 3, 2012

Bank Aljazira receiving the award
09:21 GMT

Bank AlJazira is further scaling newer heights of achievement as evidenced by the recent recognition - the “Euromoney Project Finance – Deals of the Year 2011”.

Standard Chartered
08:07 GMT
(press release)

Standard Chartered announced today that it has won the “Best Private Equity House in the Middle East for 2011” Award by world-renowned finance magazine, emeafinance.

During the event
08:00 GMT
(press release)

Al Ramz Securities,has announced that it has signed an agreement with Gulfmena Investments to collaborate on research and market analysis.

Raman Arora, AVP - Commercial Cards, R. Sivaram, SVP – Cards Business Head, Prateek Vahie, VP - Head-Card Product
06:56 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD announced that it has won recognition for Best Corporate Card at the recent Smart Card Awards Middle East 2012 awards.

Emirates Islamic Bank
06:38 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Islamic Bank and Dubai Bank announced that they will be giving away return air tickets to customers who avail personal finance of AED 75,000 and above.

During the UAE’s 1st Entrepreneurship Awareness Day
05:56 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank sponsored the UAE’s 1st Entrepreneurship Awareness Day organized by the students of Business & Economics at the UAEUniversity in Al Ain.

May 31, 2012

Michael Tomalin, the Group Chief Executive of NBAD
13:14 GMT

ifs School of Finance has awarded Michael H. Tomalin, the Group Chief Executive of the National Bank of Abu Dhabi.

The non-oil economy expanded by 8 per cent last year, the highest since 1981. The private sector grew by 8.5 per cent over the period
12:59 GMT

The Saudi government can help the private sector to grow faster and create jobs through targeted investments, says a senior IMF official.

May 30, 2012

Alan Maitland Smith, Chairman of NBF’s CSR Committee handing over the cheque to Angel Appeal in support of seafarers off the coast of Fujairah
11:59 GMT
(press release)

The National Bank of Fujairah announced that it has donated AED 100,000 to the Angel Appeal, a charitable initiative that cares for seafarers off the east coast of the UAE.

Al Ansari Exchange
11:01 GMT
(press release)

Al Ansari Exchange has announced the launch of the Al Ansari Rewards Summer Promotion 2012.

Ministry of Finance
10:23 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Finance, in cooperation with National Bank of Abu Dhabi, are organising a workshop on methods of using the second generation of the e-Dirham system and of its various properties.

Faisal Aqil, General Manager, Consumer and Wealth Management, Emirates Islamic Bank
05:45 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Islamic Bank, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the region, announced today the launch of its Mobile Banking via iPhone, - another technological milestone for the bank.

May 29, 2012

Trading turnover and volume
11:21 GMT

The Bahrain Financial Exchange announces the successful completion of six months of trading on the BFX Futures markets with the cumulative single-side trading turnover on the BFX Futures.

Alpen Capital
10:08 GMT
(press release)

Alpen Capital Investment Bank, Qatar (Alpen Capital) and The First Investor QSCC (TFI) recently advised on a complicated M&A transaction.

 Mr. Surour Alsamerai, General Manager, Human Resources at Gulf Bank receiving the ‘HR Professional of the Year’ award from Mr. Nicholas Watson, Global Marketing Director at Naseba during the awards ceremony held in Dubai
09:25 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Bank announced today that Mr. Surour Alsamerai, General Manager of Human Resources at Gulf Bank, was awarded ‘HR Professional of the Year’.