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Boeing forecasts that airlines in the Middle East will require 2,610 new airplanes over the next 20 years, worth an estimated $550 billion.
October 21, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
Boeing, a leading aircraft manufacturer, said today that commercial financial institutions in the Middle East are increasingly funding the region’s record number of airplane deliveries.

February 16, 2012

EIB collects donation for Pakistan Relief Fund
11:29 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Islamic Bank (EIB) announced the collection of AED 200,000 in response to the donation campaign initiated to help people affected by the flood in Pakistan.

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
08:59 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank announced today that ADIB Securities, was ranked number one brokerage firm among UAE brokerage firms in terms of market share.

February 15, 2012

Bank of Sharjah
12:02 GMT
(press release)

Bank of Sharjah managed to strengthen the structure of its balance sheet and enhance its liquidity position.

Dubai Financial Services Authority
10:53 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Financial Services Authority today accepted a delegation of certain powers from the DIFC Registrar of Companies.

Kevin Gardiner - Barclays
07:37 GMT
(press release)

The dangers that overshadowed capital markets in 2011 have not suddenly disappeared, but the positive developments that were visible at the end of the year have continued.

IBQ management and staff
06:08 GMT
(press release)

IBQ management and staff have actively participated in the Qatar Central Bank’s Sports Day Race which took place yesterday along Doha’s Corniche.

February 14, 2012

12:19 GMT
(press release)

HSBC Kuwait conducted its first corporate event for 2012, inviting its customers to enjoy several presentations from visiting experts who covered risk mitigating and return enhancing hedging solutions and provided an economic outlook for the Middle East region.

Saeed Al Khoori, the Head of Elite Banking at NBAD
10:30 GMT

the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, has upgraded its premium banking service, NBAD Elite.

All artistes performing at the Global Fusion Dubai
09:52 GMT
(press release)

Alpen Capital and Bank Sarasin-Alpen will host their fourth Global Fusion concert on Wednesday, 22 February 2012 at the Intercontinental, Doha.

During the opening
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank has inaugurated recently its 25th branch located in Bayan, extending the bank’s offer of financial services to residents of Bayan, and continued focus on client service.

R. Seetharaman-Doha bank, CEO
05:21 GMT
(press release)

The financial meltdown is a result of new business models that banks have innovated, according to Mr. R Seetharaman, Group CEO, Doha Bank.

February 13, 2012

Burgan Bank was honored by the Indian Doctors Forum
12:21 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank was honored by the Indian Doctors Forum for its endorsement to launching the 2012 Health Guide. Burgan Bank's support is in line with its efforts to spread more health education and other community related medical issues.

NBAD organises four blood donation drives
10:22 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi organises its eighth annual blood donation drive in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, and Sharjah.

During the Disaster Recovery Project event
08:59 GMT
(press release)

BankMuscat, the flagship financial institution in the Sultanate, has achieved a unique Disaster Recovery capability covering all of the Bank’s IT-based operations.

February 12, 2012

National Bank of Kuwait
07:07 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait was named the Best Customer Service Bank in Kuwait among retail banks countrywide by Service Hero.