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in a statement after its chief executive met with heads of the central bank, the economy ministry and the Dubai and Abu Dhabi stock exchanges.

November 30, 2011

During the event
13:03 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Finance held its second event in celebration of the UAE’s 40th anniversary at its headquarters in Dubai, following its first celebration in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

The largest illuminated National Flag in the UAE
11:11 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, announced today that it is celebrating the 40th UAE National Day by integrating the “Spirit of the Union” theme across a range of activities.

BuBa Kids Account
07:49 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced today that its newly launched “BuBa Kids Account” has hailed great success.

Arab markets
07:31 GMT

The market capitalization of 14 Arab financial markets fell by 14% since the beginning of this year until November 26.

International Bank of Qatar
05:12 GMT
(press release)

The 2011-2012 season of the highly anticipated Friends of American School of Doha Chamber Music Series will be inaugurated this week, under the annual sponsorship of IBQ bank, with the world’s most celebrated musical ensemble, the King’s Singers.

November 29, 2011

Ajman Bank
12:24 GMT
(press release)

As part of a series of celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of the UAE, Ajman Bank has organised a painting competition for the children of its customers and employees.

Amr ElSaadani, Managing Director, Financial Services, Accenture Middle East
10:11 GMT
(press release)

Demand for skilled banking staff is outstripping supply in the Gulf region at a time when the Western banking industry is drastically cutting its workforce, according to an Accenture survey.

National Bank of Abu Dhabi
10:11 GMT

Global Investor Magazine, published by Euromoney, the prestigious international banking magazine, awarded the National Bank of Abu Dhabi’s (NBAD) Asset Management Group the UAE Best Asset Manager of the Year Award.

National Bank of Kuwait
10:07 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) launched a Branch Managers Training Program for new branch managers as part of its effort to develop young leaders.

November 28, 2011

Emirates NBD
11:19 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD unveiled the “Go4it” Credit Card,” which combines the features and benefits of a Visa credit card and the proprietary Nol transit application, used for making payments on the RTA transit network and at parking meters.

11:14 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq, one of the UAE’s leading financial institutions announced the launch of its celebrations to mark the UAE’s 40th National Day.

Bank Sarasin-Alpen
10:28 GMT
(press release)

The two-year-old euro crisis is ultimately an identity crisis that threatens to jeopardize Europe’s geopolitical relevance in the 21st century.

Mazin Al Nahedh, NBK General Manager, Consumer Banking Group
10:22 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), in partnership with IBQ, its associate in Qatar, extended its “You Choose, We Finance” campaign to Qatar.

National Bank of Kuwait
10:15 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) hosted a dinner banquet for the participants in the 28th annual conference of the National Union of Kuwaiti Students-USA held 24-27 November 2011.

Bassam Hage, MENA Markets Leader, Ernst & Young
09:03 GMT
(press release)

The dynamics of the global economy have changed with a new set of fast-growing markets challenging the position of the established advanced economies.