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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.

January 31, 2012

Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research with ADIB Employees at Tawdheef 2012
11:00 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, a top-tier Islamic financial services group, announced that it had reached an Emiratisation rate of 48% at the end of 2011.

05:47 GMT
(press release)

IBQ recently launched a series of training and development programmes aimed at Qataris in line with the bank’s continued efforts to train, develop and retain best talent in the industry.

January 30, 2012

First Gulf Bank
12:39 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank announced that the bank posted a Net Profit of AED 3,707 million for 2011, 8% higher than it did last year.

Emirates NBD
10:46 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD recently partnered with the French Business Council to host the French Tuesday Networking event, and introduce the bank’s Business Banking products and services to FBC members.

Final Princess Dina and Ms. Dina Shoman
10:43 GMT
(press release)

Arab Bank recently made a financial donation to the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF).

Mohamed Amiri, Acting CEO of Ajman Bank, donating blood in Khalifa branch
10:32 GMT
(press release)

Ajman Bank, in partnership with Ajman Medical District and The Blood Bank in Sharjah, announced today that it has organised a blood donation drive at two of its branches.

Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist at Saxo Bank
09:51 GMT
(press release)

Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist at Saxo Bank A/S will be visiting Dubai to discuss with financial media and professional investors of Saxo Bank.

Suaad Al Shammari, Emiratisation Manager at NBAD
08:28 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi is platinum sponsor of Tawdeef Career Fair to be held in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from January 31st to February 2nd, 2012.

NBK Qatar equity fund
06:09 GMT
(press release)

NBK Qatar Equity Fund was named as the best Qatar focused equity fund in 2011 by MENA Fund Manager, a leading financial publication.

January 29, 2012

Abdulla Ali Al Hamli, Chairman of Tamweel
12:23 GMT
(press release)

Tamweel announced its financial results for the 12 months ending December 31, 2011, demonstrating continued profitability during a period of increased stability in the domestic property market.

All Artistes at the Global Fusion Concert
10:39 GMT
(press release)

Bank Sarasin-Alpen and Alpen Capital Dubai hosted the Global Fusion concert on Saturday, 28 January 2012 at the Convention Centre of the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai.

Al Ansari Exchange
08:40 GMT
(press release)

Al Ansari Exchange recently handed over brand new Mazda 3 cars to 10 winners of the Al Ansari Rewards – Winter Promotion 2011.

Simon Vaughan Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Kuwait
07:39 GMT
(press release)

HSBC KUWAIT today announced that it has launched a new service which will allow corporate and institutional clients to trade and settle in Chinese Renminbi (RMB) offshore.

During the event
05:40 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD Asset Management announced today that its Emirates Global Sukuk Fund was recognised as “Specialist Fund of the Year” at the 2012 MENA Fund Manager Performance Awards.

January 26, 2012

National Bank of Abu Dhabi
10:15 GMT

The 2012 Global Financial Markets Forum will kick off on February 29th with a host of high profile speakers who will address the critical market factors in 2012.