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Bullish comments about Arabtec and its shares by then-chief executive Hasan Ismaik, who resigned in June, helped to fuel investor interest in the stock.
July 8, 2014 - 15:34 GMT
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 20, 2011

Standard Chartered Bank
07:39 GMT

The Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon has unveiled a new route that will take the world’s richest long distance running race back into the heart of the city.

06:58 GMT
(press release)

The GCC initial public offering (IPO) market continues to remain sluggish with only two listings in the region in the third quarter of 2011 as compared to the three in the second quarter, says PwC.

Simon Vaughan Johnson, Chief Executive of HSBC Kuwait
06:24 GMT
(press release)

For the third consecutive year, HSBC Kuwait has been awarded Euromoney's prestigious country award as Best Cash Management Bank in Kuwait 2011.

Little League of De La Salle College
05:57 GMT
(press release)

As part of its continuous efforts to support the Kingdom’s youth, Jordan Ahli Bank recently sponsored the Little League Football Tournament hosted at the De La Salle College athletic facilities.

Sameer Abdi, the new Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) practice in Qatar, Ernst &Young
05:54 GMT
(press release)

Ernst & Young has announced the appointment of Sameer Abdi to lead its Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) practice in Qatar.

HE the Bahrain Minister of Culture with Mazin Khoury, COO and William Keliehor, CEO American Express Middle East
05:40 GMT
(press release)

Plans for the restoration of Bab Al Bahrain (Gateway of Bahrain) were unveiled.

November 17, 2011

Standard & Poor's
07:56 GMT

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that issuers in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries face rising refinancing risks over the next three years.

06:50 GMT
(press release)

Visa, has joined forces with Bank al Etihad, to launch the first Visa Business Card in Jordan.

November 16, 2011

Saxo Bank Headquarters
10:50 GMT
(press release)

Saxo Bank won the award for Best Active Trading Tools at the annual Shares awards Thursday night in London.

Artist Marie-Josée Primeau
09:32 GMT
(press release)

Ernst & Young today announced its sponsorship of UAE resident and Canadian artist, Marie-Josée Primeau, the signature artist at the Abu Dhabi Art Fair 2011.

Hazem Mulhim, CEO, EastNets
06:45 GMT
(press release)

EastNets, announced today that Intesa Sanpaolo Group has rolled out its en.SafeWatch Profiling anti-money laundering (AML) solution.

November 15, 2011

06:24 GMT

All banks and life insurance companies which have US source income or handle US source income will be affected since all US source income might be subject to 30% US withholding tax.

November 14, 2011

Ajman Bank
12:25 GMT
(press release)

Ajman Bank announced today the appointment of Marwan Ibrahim Al Zarooni as Vice President – Head of Branches in the Emirate of Ajman.

ADS Securities
09:54 GMT
(press release)

Investors in the Middle East are increasingly seeking to gain from significant upsides in forex created by unprecedented currency volatility in the global market, according to ADS Securities.

07:13 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq, one of the UAE’s leading financial institutions announced its latest ‘Mashreq Privileges’ offerings for all Debit Card holders.