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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.

May 22, 2012

Bon Appétit with Indian Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor
10:59 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, recently hosted its second Bon Appétit Experiences event at “Options” Restaurant in Dubai.

Bank Sarasin-Alpen
09:59 GMT
(press release)

Bank Sarasin's Sustainable Research team has compiled a universe of companies that make a sustainable contribution to the supply of water and treatment of wastewater.

May 21, 2012

During the event
12:28 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank and KIPCO Asset Management Company (KAMCO) announced today the re-opening of the virtual dealing room at Kuwait University.

Libya's Minister of Economy visits the Dubai Investments
12:23 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Investments is marking a presence at Build Libya 2012 by showcasing the industrial products and services of its subsidiaries.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
07:50 GMT
(press release)

The Global Business Challenge received record number of participants from universities across the Middle East. About 100 teams registered for the annual competition from which six universities were shortlisted, from all across GCC.

Philip King, IBQ’s Head of Retail
05:26 GMT
(press release)

IBQ announced the start of the annual ‘Summer Season’ promotions for all IBQ credit card holders. The seasonal promotion will begin on May 1st and last until the 31st of October.

May 20, 2012

The all-share index closed 1.9pc lower at 6,966 points, 8.6pc higher than at the start of the year but a 12pc drop from a 44-month high hit on April 3
13:17 GMT

Saudi Arabian shares dropped nearly 2 per cent to a three-month low, weighed by declines in the heavyweight banking and petrochemical sectors.

Hisham Al Rayes, CEO of Gulf Finance House
12:14 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Finance House BSC, announced that it has successfully obtained the approval of its Sukuk holders to restructure its outstanding debt amounting to US$ 110 million.

11:15 GMT
(press release)

Barclays Bank announced that it is continuing to expand its corporate banking offering through the expansion of Debt Finance origination capabilities in the GCC.

The change is part of a new banking law that aims to bolster regulation of the industry and reduce the risk of future banking crises
10:41 GMT

A new agency will have daily oversight of financial services in the biggest shake-up of banking and finance in three decades.

Ziad Tarek Aba AlKhail, the CEO and Managing Director of Al Jazira Capital
08:39 GMT
(press release)

Al Ramz Securities has announced that it has signed an agreement with Al Jazira Capital in Saudi Arabia that will provide Ramz Clients with access to Tadawul the Saudi Stock Exchange.

Signing ceremony
07:33 GMT

Financial institutions, Al Hilal Bank and Mashreq, acting as the Mandated Lead Arrangers have successfully closed a club facility, structured on Shari’ah principles to finance construction of a THEME PARK in Dubai.

Emirates NBD receiving Arab Achievement Awards 2012
06:51 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD, the leading bank in the region, announced that it received the award for Best Bank Brand as well as an award for the Leading PR/Marketing Company, at the annual Arab Achievement Awards 2012.

May 17, 2012

During the event
12:52 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD organised an exclusive drive from Dubai to Hatta for a select group of its Priority Banking customers, with a chance to experience the latest models of Porsche cars from the 2012 line up.

Dubai shares ended at a 15-week low yesterday and most other Gulf markets retreated, as slipping oil prices
11:36 GMT

The Bahrain All-Share Index yesterday closed at 1,156.31 points, marking an increase of 0.46 points above its previous closing.