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Saudi's Tadawul is currently dominated by local retail investors, but opening up to the international market will broaden horizons (File/AFP)
July 24, 2014 - 13:07 GMT
Saudi Arabia's decision to open its stock market to the outside world was a good choice and already garnered strong support across the MENA region.

December 26, 2011

Société Générale De Banque
12:11 GMT
(press release)

Societe Generale de Banque – Jordanie (SGBJ) held an opening ceremony on the occasion of relocating its Branch in Wehdat.

Arab Bank
12:02 GMT
(press release)

The Traffic Department recently honored Arab Bank for its continuous support of the Department’s traffic safety initiatives to raise awareness and make the roads a safer place.

Burgan Bank
11:53 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced today that it has sponsored Kuwait University’s College of Business Administration’s Economics Club’s activities, which took place during the 18th-22nd of December.

National Bank of Abu Dhabi
11:49 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has expanded its training facility with the inauguration of a state-of- the-art academy in the Northern Emirates, the Bank’s second in the UAE.

National Bank of Kuwait
11:28 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) was named the Best Trade Finance Bank in Kuwait in 2012 by Global Finance, the renowned international finance magazine.

11:17 GMT
(press release)

Department of Finance (DoF) recently entered into a cooperation agreement with the Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD).

Burgan Bank
10:31 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced today that it has collaborated with Nail & Co, a renowned nail salon that offers high-quality products to provide its women a 15% discount on the company’s services.

Jamal Abdulla Lootah, CEO, Imdaad
10:17 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad has announced that it has recently signed a two-year contract to provide facilities management services to the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Sports Complex.

Al Ansari Exchange
09:30 GMT
(press release)

Al Ansari Exchange has signed a partnership agreement with ‘flydubai, allowing customers to pay for their bookings at any of the more than 100 Al Ansari Exchange branches across the UAE.

ParvaizSiddiq, CEO, Noor Takaful receiving the Best Takaful Operator in GCC award from Abdulla Al Mansouri, Chairman of financial publisher CPI with Robin Amlot, Managing Editor, CPI
07:15 GMT
(press release)

Noor Takaful was named Best Takaful Operator in the GCC region, at the CPI Islamic Business and Finance Awards, held recently in Dubai.

Mashreq & Bank of Ceylon officials
07:08 GMT

Mashreq, one of the UAE’s leading financial institutions successfully closed its second syndicated facility in 2011, for Sri Lanka’s largest bank, Bank of Ceylon (BOC).

December 22, 2011

Western Union
10:25 GMT
(press release)

Majority of UAE residents prefer to receive ‘cash’ gifts as opposed to physical gifts of the same value, with 63% of the respondents to a recently conducted gifting survey by Western Union.

Jamal Fakhro addressing the members and guests at the event
10:01 GMT
(press release)

Capital Club, Bahrain’s premier private business club, recently hosted a high-level business forum, ‘Bahrain Outlook 2012’, which was attended by senior representatives from all sectors in the Kingdom.

Dr Mariah Khan the Head of NBAD's Ladies Private Banking
06:14 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, has appointed Dr. Mariah Khan as the Head of Private Banking’s Velvet Program, a special NBAD private banking service developed exclusively for high net worth women.

December 21, 2011

Dubai Islamic Bank
08:21 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Islamic Bank, the world’s first Islamic Bank, has recently appointed Blue Apple as its Creative Agency following a competitive pitch. Blue Apple takes up the post with immediate effect.