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The Commercial Bank of Qatar earned a net profit of 1.45B riyals, compared to a profit of 1.94B riyals in 2015.  (Shutterstock/Philip Lange)
February 07, 2016 - 14:23 GMT
Banking sector profitability will be hit by slowdowns in lending, limited earnings growth, and squeeze liquidity.
Dubai Islamic Bank honoured by Sharjah Human Resources Department
February 07, 2016 - 11:14 GMT
Dubai Islamic Bank has been honoured by the Sharjah Human Resources Department (SHRD) for its valuable investment in promoting Emiratisation.
Christian Hammer, Saxo Bank’s Head of Platforms
February 07, 2016 - 09:12 GMT
Saxo Bank continues enhancing its pioneering investment in FinTech following the latest upgrades to its proprietary online platform, SaxoTraderGO, the world’s leading intuitive multi asset platform.
Emirates NBD head office
February 07, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Emirates NBD has revealed a new brand proposition for its Private Banking (PB) division under the theme ‘Opportunities to Inspire’.
The new Recognised Membership application process will help bring the markets of Egypt and the UAE closer together. (AFP/File)
February 04, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Dubai's stock exchange has streamlined the membership process to facilitate Egyptian brokerages' easier participation.
The US will spend some $1.8 billion for smart weaponry in the war against Daesh. (File photo)
February 03, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The Pentagon has announced that it is increasing funding for the war against Daesh by more than 50 percent.
Dubai Islamic Bank
February 03, 2016 - 11:14 GMT
Dubai Islamic Bank announced today that it has been awarded the “Gulf Customer Experience Award” in the “Best Financial / Insurance Services: Banking and Investment” category at the inaugural Gulf Customer Experience Awards.
IBQ main branch
February 03, 2016 - 10:43 GMT
The International Bank of Qatar (ibq) announced the launch of an exciting loans campaign where it is rewarding its customers with either a MacBook or an iPad mini.
Bank Nizwa Team
January 31, 2016 - 10:46 GMT
Bank Nizwa successfully provided over 700 training and development opportunities in 2015 designed to nurture the next generation of Islamic Banking leaders.
The SSE initiative aims to explore how exchanges can enhance corporate transparency. (RT)
January 31, 2016 - 08:34 GMT
Qatar becomes a Partner Exchange and commits to transparency and maintaing standards under the voluntary United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative.
The dam project will provide more irrigation water to the region of Cap Bon. (Wikimedia Commons)
January 28, 2016 - 08:41 GMT
The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development deal comes as a loan to support two dam projects and to conduct income-generating feasibility studies.
Bahrain's Central Bank put Future Bank and the Iran Insurance company under administration last year. (Central Banking)
January 28, 2016 - 06:49 GMT
The joint venture between Iran's Bank Saderat, Bank Melli and Bahrain's Ahli United Bank was put under administration last year.
Also included in the new cap are production machinery, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing components. (FX Comment)
January 27, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The ECB has raised the ceiling on dollar deposits for imported basic commodities from $50,000 to $250,000 monthly, with no daily cap.
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak smiles to photographers after attending a parliament session in Kuala Lumpur on January 26, 2016. (AFP/Mohd Rasfan)
January 26, 2016 - 16:29 GMT
Malaysia's Attorney General has found no evidence of corruption in the transfer of millions of dollars by the Saudi royal family to the Prime Minister's bank account in 2013.
Sanjay Sohal, Deputy Senior Executive Officer, NBF Capital
January 26, 2016 - 10:50 GMT
National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) PJSC announced today that its subsidiary, NBF Capital Limited, has won the accolade for “Best Customer Experience Team” at the inaugural Gulf Customer Experience Awards.
During the event
January 26, 2016 - 10:39 GMT
Dubai Islamic Bank has announced today that it will be the title partner and exclusive Bank sponsor of the Majlis Driving Range at Emirates Golf Club, a world-class golf course managed by Dubai Golf.