Banking & Finance
March 19, 2012
Burgan Bank announced the launch of a new innovative rewards discount scheme that aims at providing more value to its Premier Banking customers experience.
The UAE and South Korea exemplify the growth of Middle East-Asia trade and investment flows and the evolution of relationships between the two regions, according to Standard Chartered executives.
March 18, 2012
National Bank of Fujairah held its Annual Ordinary General Meeting today at Al Diar Siji Hotel in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates.
Building on the success of the UAE’s first ever initiative to open account and issue chip-enabled debit cards in just 30 minutes, Mashreq announced the extension of its instant banking service to 15 branches.
NCB Capital, Kingdom’s largest asset manager and leading wealth management company, expects that loan growth for Saudi banks to continue strong in 2012 as they focus on retail lending.
Al Ansari Exchange has announced a new partnership with Islamic Finance House across its branches whereby IFH will issue labour guarantees for companies.
Capital Intelligence affirmed National Bank of Kuwait’s (NBK) long and short-term Foreign Currency Ratings at “aa-“ and “a1+”, respectively, and its Financial Strength Rating (FSR) at “a+”.
IMF officials arrive in Cairo today as the Egyptian government seeks to seal a US$3.2 billion (Dh11.75bn) loan to help to stave off a fiscal crisis.
Emirates Islamic Bank announced the launch of a special housing finance campaign for customers who would like to own their dream home in “Jumeriah Park” or already own a property within the development.
The National Bank of Abu Dhabi after successfully co-sponsoring the Middle East Securities Forum last year in Oman, is once again main co-sponsor to welcome Custody forum.
Burgan Bank announced today that it has launched an online customer satisfaction poll in coordination with Service Hero Company, which aims at measuring the bank’s customers’ satisfaction levels.
The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, the Number One Bank in the UAE, has re-launched its Mobile Phone Application, the one-touch banking is available for Android, BlackBerry, iPhone and all smart phones.
Al Hilal Bank, a progressive Islamic bank, has opened the Dubai Auto Festival, the inaugural Dubai edition of the bank’s 4th Annual Auto Festival on March 15, 2012.
March 14, 2012
IBQ spoke yesterday to an elite group of Spanish businessmen sharing key insights on Qatar’s banking sector and discussing business and industry opportunities for the future.
Contrary to all market expectations, the plans to issue the first federal sovereign bond have been deferred for at least two years.