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GCC equities in general continue to show characteristics that will continue to make them attractive to investors over the rest of this year.
While the Iraqi conflict has also kept some international investors at bay and risk premiums across the region elevated, the political backdrop seems to have improved in a number of countries in the region.

January 22, 2012

Dubai Bank
09:08 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Bank announced Aslam Mohammed as 2012’s first winner of the monthly million dirham Kunooz Savings Account draw.

Burgan Bank
09:00 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank recently sponsored the “Salhia Speaks Italian” exhibition, which took place during the 12th-19th of January.
08:24 GMT
(press release) offers you the opportunity of grabbing your very own Fendi at privileged prices. The entire collection is designed and manufactured by hand.

Jones Lang LaSalle
08:10 GMT

Jones Lang LaSalle, the world's leading real estate investment and advisory firm has today released its ‘Top Trends for UAE Real Estate in 2012’.

07:59 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq’s one of the UAE’s leading financial institutions announced 30 lucky i-Pad winners as part of its recently launched Abu Dhabi campaign.

NCB Capital
07:56 GMT
(press release)

Idea Soda Ash And Calcium Chloride Company has appointed NCB Capital as Financial Advisor to provide financial advisory services for the establishment and incorporating of the Jubail Inorganic Chemicals Industries Company.

Barclays Wealth
07:36 GMT
(press release)

Barclays Wealth, a leading global wealth manager, announced today the appointment of Faisal Shaker as Head of Wealth for Barclays Saudi Arabia (BSA).

January 18, 2012

Al Ansari Exchange
10:30 GMT
(press release)

Major General Sheikh Taleb bin Saqr Al Qasimi inaugurated the fifth Ras Al Khaimah branch of Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE’s largest exchange house network that provides worldwide remittance and foreign exchange services.

Bank Sarasin
08:53 GMT
(press release)

Japan and Europe influenced the rest of the world in 2011 via global trade flows and the financial and capital markets and hence it is very important that individual countries cannot be considered and fully understood in isolation.

Hussain AlQemzi, Group Chief Executive Officer, Noor Investment Group and Chief Executive Officer
07:28 GMT
(press release)

Noor Islamic Bank announced today the launch of the first on-line bank account opening service offered by an Islamic Bank, to mark the fourth anniversary of the bank’s launch.

Burgan Bank
06:21 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank today announced that it is offering a chance for its VISA cardholders to win a trip to the much awaited London 2012 Olympic Games.

International Bank of Qatar
06:19 GMT
(press release)

IBQ announced today its sponsorship of the Oryx Football Team, the sports team of the French Lycée Bonaparte School in Qatar.

January 17, 2012

Emirates NBD
11:05 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD announced a tie-up with Juma Al Majid, the authorised distributor of Hyundai in the UAE.

January 16, 2012

Dubai Islamic Bank
09:57 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) announced today the appointment of Mohamed Salem Al Falasi as SVP – Head of Central Operations reporting to Deputy CEO, Chief Operating Officer.

Dow Jones Indexes
08:59 GMT

Dow Jones Indexes announced that Tebyan Asset Management has licensed the Dow Jones Islamic Market CHIME Index to benchmark its new fund, the Tebyan CHIME Opportunities Fund, to be launched today.