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MasterCard - Beam partnership
May 31, 2016 - 10:12 GMT
MasterCard in collaboration with Beam Wallet, a world-class mobile commerce and rewards platform, will bring consumers a fast, innovative and rewarding way to shop at over 3,000 stores in the UAE.
Rashed Al Ansari, General Manager of Al Ansari Exchange
May 31, 2016 - 07:56 GMT
Al Ansari Exchange has announced the launch of its highly anticipated ‘Al Ansari Rewards – Summer Promotion 2016’ under the theme ‘Be the Next Millionaire and Change Your Life.’
During the ceremony
May 31, 2016 - 06:06 GMT
Dr. R. Seetharaman, CEO of Doha Bank was honoured with the “Green Economy Visionary Award” at the 2016 Union of Arab Banks (UAB) International Banking on 30th May 2016.
Hanaa Al Hina, AGM Head of Wealth Management, Liabilities and Bancassurance
May 30, 2016 - 10:11 GMT
Oman Arab Bank (OAB) has announced the addition of a free Entertainer App and complementary airport chauffeur service.
During the event
May 29, 2016 - 11:50 GMT
Gulf Bank sponsored Kuwait University’s (KU) Faculty of Allied Health Sciences and Nursing most recent graduation ceremony, which held at Futooh Ballroom – Kuwait Regency Hotel.
During the event
May 29, 2016 - 11:07 GMT
FGB, one of the leading banks in the UAE, participated at the first National Service Career Fair, organised by the General Headquarters of the UAE Armed Forces on 23-25 May 2016 at Zayed Military City in Abu Dhabi.
The Americana Group also includes Costa Coffee, Baskin Robbins and Krispy Kreme franchises. (Americana Group)
May 29, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The Gulf consortium led by Mohamed Alabaar scrapped plans to acquire a 69 percent stake in the food company.
Jamal Al Jassmi, General Manager of EIBFS
May 29, 2016 - 10:07 GMT
Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies hosted a day-long workshop on the current and future landscape of the sharia-compliant asset management sector for the UAE’s senior-level bankers and financial experts.
PwC
May 29, 2016 - 09:54 GMT
According to a new report, PwC Middle East’s ‘Care Anywhere: Moving health and wellness out of the hospital into the hands of the consumer’, technology is providing the opportunity for new ways of accessing and delivering healthcare.
Project Blue, a firm owned by the Qatar Investment Authority, had used a type of Islamic finance that meant a bank actually owned the property.  (E-architect.co.uk)
May 29, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
A UK court has ruled that HM Revenue & Customs pursued the wrong party for taxes in the sale of Chelsea Barracks to Qatar Investment Authority in 2007.
Hussain Al Qemzi, CEO, Noor Bank
May 29, 2016 - 08:27 GMT
Noor Bank has successfully priced its debut perpetual US$ 500 million Tier 1 capital issuance.
The Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act is a bill introduced in 2014 that sought to impose on institutions that facilitate transactions on behalf of Hezbollah or its agents. (File photo)
May 29, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
White House official Adam Szubin has said that recent sanctions and legislation have been effective in choking Hezbollah's finances.
Sharjah Islamic Bank
May 29, 2016 - 05:47 GMT
Sharjah Islamic Bank (SIB), a leading shariah compliant commercial bank in the UAE, has successfully repaid a USD 400 million sukuk.
A foreign ministry spokesman said the Swiss government had blocked about $650 million in the case of Egypt, and $61 million in the case of Tunisia. (Twitter)
May 26, 2016 - 13:26 GMT
A new law allowing Swiss authorities to seize and return illicitly-acquired funds from Swiss banks will come into effect in July.
Analysts had earlier predicted that Qatar's bond would only be valued at $5 billion. (File photo)
May 26, 2016 - 12:56 GMT
The sale will help to bridge Qatar's budget deficit, which is expected to reach $12.8B this year due to persistently low oil prices.
Movie ticket
May 26, 2016 - 11:58 GMT
Gulf Bank is announcing exclusive discounts for its red™ customers to watch the latest movies at all Cinescape for only KD 2 instead of the usual KD 3.5 rate seven days a week.