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United Arab Bank (UAB)
January 19, 2015 - 14:25 GMT
United Arab Bank, UAB, has made a contribution of AED250,000 to Al Thiqah Club for the Handicapped, another milestone in the Bank’s long-standing relationship with an organisation that provides invaluable support for people with special needs in the UAE.

April 8, 2012

During the visit
07:52 GMT
(press release)

HE Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, received a French Parliamentary delegation at MoF’s headquarters.

07:16 GMT
(press release)

INVESTBANK announces the launch of its Visa Platinum Card, in an effort to provide an extensive array of exclusive financial products and benefits that cater to a select target group.

Dr. Adnan Chilwan, Deputy CEO - Chief of Consumer and Wholesale Banking, DIB
06:33 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) announced today that it has won two awards at the Banker Middle East Product Awards 2012 hosted by CPI Financial in Dubai on March 27, 2012.

April 5, 2012

David Haigh, COO of G Capital
12:29 GMT
(press release)

G Capital formerly Injazat Capital has its Chief Operating Officer, David Haigh, shortlisted to receive the Corporate Counsel Middle East CCME 2012 General Counsel of the Year Award.

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Annual General Meeting
09:22 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank that a 24.42% cash dividend, equals to 50% of 2011 net profit, to shareholders registered with the Abu Dhabi Securities Market had been approved at its Annual General Meeting.

April 4, 2012

The RAK Investment Authority
11:44 GMT
(press release)

Ras Al-Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA), has just returned from a highly successful participation in the ‘Forum for Swiss Foreign Trade and Investment 2012’.

Mr. David Haigh, COO of G Capital
08:37 GMT
(press release)

G Capital has its Chief Operating Officer, David Haigh, shortlisted to receive the Corporate Counsel Middle East (CCME) 2012 ‘General Counsel of the Year’ Award.

Both Abu Dhabi and Dubai plan to balance their fiscal budgets accounts in the medium term
08:25 GMT

Public sector spending and lending in the UAE will drop by US$5.6 billion (Dh20.57bn) this year, projects the IMF.

April 3, 2012

During the event
10:53 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, has announced that its ADIB Etihad Guest Card was named Best Islamic Card in the Middle East at the Banker Middle East Product Awards 2012.

Standard Chartered Bank
09:19 GMT
(press release)

Standard Chartered has announced that it has recently launched the NRI 3-in-1 Account, a complete investment solution for non-resident Indians (NRI) to access Indian investment markets.

Isam J. Al Sager, NBK Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer
09:13 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait Paris provides real estate services in Paris to allow customers to easily own, rent and lease properties with legal consultations in the Paris district.

In February, the central bank asked dealers to submit cheques to identify currency buyers
09:02 GMT

Regulator is now tightening access to hard currency after demand ballooned amid suspicions some of the cash was being smuggled to Iran and Syria.

International General Insurance Holdings
06:41 GMT
(press release)

International General Insurance Holdings Limited reported earnings for the 2011 financial year.

Eduardo Eguren, Burgan Bank Group’s Chief Executive Officer
05:34 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank Group announced today that it has received the prestigious “Best Banking Group in MENA 2012” award by Global Banking & Finance Review.

April 2, 2012

Egypt requested a $3.2 billion IMF loan earlier this year and the government has said it hopes to seal an agreement as soon as possible
17:03 GMT

Egypt’s Minister for International Cooperation Fayza Abul Naga declared that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to the Egyptian policy to reform economic issues.