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 A positive response from bank customers to use their Emirates ID cards as ATM cards proves the UAE’s residents’ keenness to adopt latest technologies without any apprehension.
Since the bank introduced this service on September 7, more than 8,000 customers have registered their ID cards with the bank to use them as ATM cards.

January 10, 2012

Kevin Gardiner, Head of EMEA Investment Strategy
09:44 GMT
(press release)

The issues that dominated investment markets in 2011 will sadly not disappear immediately in 2012.

The National Bank
09:22 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, the Number One Bank in the UAE, delivered 9.26% returns for its fixed income unconstrained institutional clients in 2011, despite tough conditions in financial markets.

Burgan Bank
07:39 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced today that it is sponsoring for the second time Microsoft’s annual Imagine Cup.

Joseph Bernardo Editorial Manager, Miranda Stobbs Country Director and Khaled Asfour Managing Partner
07:04 GMT

Oxford Business Group has sealed a further year of partnership with the law firm Ali Sharif Zu’bi Advocates and Legal Consultants for its latest report on Jordan’s economic development and opportunities.

07:04 GMT
(press release)

Charl Schwartzel’s New Year’s Resolution is to follow-up the best season of his career by becoming the first South African to win the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
06:55 GMT
(press release)

Savvy business students across the world have the opportunity to gain global exposure and learn valuable skills for the future courtesy of the CIMA Global Business Challenge (GBC).

January 9, 2012

Muneera Al Mukhaizeem, Chief Retail Banking Officer
09:32 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced that its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) has recorded significant improvements.The bank recently upgraded its Microsoft Dynamics CRM solution to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011.

07:04 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq announced the appointment of four UAE Nationals as Branch Managers across the distribution network.

January 8, 2012

Obaid Al Tayer, Minister of Finance
11:06 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) recently issued for the first time a federal government e-book manual for financial procedures for the year 2012.

Gulf Finance House
09:54 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Finance House BSC has announced that the Tunis Financial Harbour (TFH) has begun the prequalification process for prospective contractors.

07:36 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq signed partnership to provide Mashreq Online customers with a 60 day free trial of Kaspersky Anti-Virus product and a 50% discount on the purchase of the product.

Ernst & Young
07:19 GMT
(press release)

Yuthar Al Rawahy recently conducted a seminar on cancer awareness for the employees of Ernst & Young Muscat.

Burgan Bank
06:56 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank’s team interacted with the audience of the scientific center, in the atmosphere of entertainment and a wide range of gifts were distributed amongst the visitors of the center.

January 5, 2012

Tamkeen and King Hamad University Hospital
12:22 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen and King Hamad University Hospital (KHUH) signed an agreement to train and employ 92 Bahraini nationals in a wide range of healthcare disciplines.

Emirates NBD
08:29 GMT
(press release)

In yet another initiative to support sports, culture and the traditions of the UAE, Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, announced today its sponsorship of the highly anticipated Fazza Championships 2012.