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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.

March 22, 2012

NCB Capital
06:48 GMT
(press release)

NCB Capital, maintained its cautiously optimistic view on the Saudi telecom sector as margins remain under pressure due to price led competition.

March 21, 2012

Emirates NBD launches Bon Appetit Experiences
11:53 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD announced the launch of ‘Bon Appétit Experiences’ - an exclusive culinary programme for its affluent and premium customers.

Mother's Day
10:50 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank collaborated with Dar Al Shifa hospital this year for a special Mother’s Day surprise.

Banks and financial institutions which fail to abide by these measures may be the target of sanctions by the U.S. and Europe
07:01 GMT

Lebanese officials and banks assured a senior U.S. official that Lebanon was fully committed to all financial sanctions on Syria and Iran.

Dubai Islamic Bank general meeting
06:50 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Islamic Bank announced that the assembly has approved the distribution of a 12.5 per cent cash dividend for the year 2011, with the concurrence of the Central Bank of the U.A.E.

March 20, 2012

BFC Think Pink
12:32 GMT
(press release)

Bahrain Financing Company has recently hosted an educational lecture by Think Pink Bahrain founder, Ms Julie Sparkel for its staff members.

Fawzi Dajani, NBK London CEO
10:37 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait International (NBK London) provides real estate services in London to allow customers to easily own, rent and lease properties with legal consultations in the UK.

During the event
10:29 GMT
(press release)

Royal Ranches Marrakech has recently received a delegation representing some of GFH’s board members to assess progress on the development.

One NBAD Tower, the Bank Head office in Abu Dhabi
09:32 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, is lead sponsor of the UAE Global Investment Forum to be held on Wednesday March 21st, 2012, in Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi.

Lending is likely to remain muted in the UAE as banks are likely to keep large liquidity buffers to meet any contingencies
07:32 GMT

UAE is expected to experience a continued credit squeeze although the local banks have reported a significant reduction in the non-performing loan (NPL) ratios.

March 19, 2012

Arshad Khan, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the BFX
12:47 GMT

The Bahrain Financial Exchange is pleased to announce the launch of a series of educational workshops titled Understanding the Financial Derivatives Markets from Theory to Practice for university students in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Haneen Al Rumaihi, Head of Marketing Unit at Burgan Bank
09:23 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced the launch of a new innovative rewards discount scheme that aims at providing more value to its Premier Banking customers experience.

During the media roundtable
05:49 GMT
(press release)

The UAE and South Korea exemplify the growth of Middle East-Asia trade and investment flows and the evolution of relationships between the two regions, according to Standard Chartered executives.

March 18, 2012

During the NBF Annual Ordinary General Meeting
10:30 GMT
(press release)

National Bank of Fujairah held its Annual Ordinary General Meeting today at Al Diar Siji Hotel in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates.

Shaker Zainal, Head of Distribution, Mashreq
09:43 GMT

Building on the success of the UAE’s first ever initiative to open account and issue chip-enabled debit cards in just 30 minutes, Mashreq announced the extension of its instant banking service to 15 branches.