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The move has been a long time coming. Saudi authorities have slowly unrolled a plan to liberalise the market spanning a decade, and pursued a long- term reform agenda.
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reign investors are salivating at the prospect of investing in Saudi Arabia’s well developed but frontier market with a string of world-class companies that have remained largely out of the portfolio of global fund managers.

December 4, 2011

During the agreement
12:33 GMT
(press release)

INVESTBANK and Zain Jordan signed a cooperation agreement in which Zain will provide advanced solutions to connect INVESTBANK’s Headquarters located in Shmeisani with its branches across the Kingdom.

NBK CEO Shaikha Al Bahar receives the honoring trophy from KALD Chairwomen Amal Al Sayer in the International Conference of the Difficulties of Learning Disorders, Hyperactivity & Attention Deficit
11:22 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) is sponsoring the International Conference of the Difficulties of Learning Disorders, Hyperactivity & Attention Deficit.

KIB Booth
06:02 GMT
(press release)

Kuwait International Bank (KIB)’s display stand on KNPC premises continues to be a key part of the Bank’s marketing drive targeting oil companies.

Emirates NBD Arabic Domain
05:57 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, became one of the first corporate organisations and the first bank in the UAE to launch an Arabic website with an Arabic language domain name.

 Fawzi Dajani, NBK London GM receives the award
05:48 GMT

"THE BANKER" has selected National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) as "The Bank of the Year in the Middle East" and "Bank of Year-Kuwait" for 2011 amongst the latest list of the World's Best Banks for 2011.

Burgan Bank
05:44 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced today, that it will hold today its annual 10th Al Mass Awards ceremony, which will be held at 7:00 pm in Sheikha Salwa Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah hall, near Marina Hotel.

December 1, 2011

Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khan, Kuwait International Bank’s Head of Business Continuity
10:45 GMT
(press release)

Kuwait international Bank has announced that Nisar Ahmed Khan, Kuwait International Bank’s Head of Business Continuity, was among the nominees for Business Continuity Manager of the Year.

IBQ Artist Series
06:48 GMT
(press release)

The second edition of the IBQ Artist Series was launched last evening at The Pearl-Qatar, in the presence of senior officials from IBQ and United Development Company, members of the press and the public.

Abdulhamid Mohammed Saeed, Managing Director with FGB employees during the event
05:37 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank, hosted national day celebrations today at its main Abu Dhabi branch in Al Khubairah, in addition to that all FGB branches across the UAE were decorated for this occasion.

November 30, 2011

During the event
13:03 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Finance held its second event in celebration of the UAE’s 40th anniversary at its headquarters in Dubai, following its first celebration in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

The largest illuminated National Flag in the UAE
11:11 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, announced today that it is celebrating the 40th UAE National Day by integrating the “Spirit of the Union” theme across a range of activities.

BuBa Kids Account
07:49 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced today that its newly launched “BuBa Kids Account” has hailed great success.

Arab markets
07:31 GMT

The market capitalization of 14 Arab financial markets fell by 14% since the beginning of this year until November 26.

International Bank of Qatar
05:12 GMT
(press release)

The 2011-2012 season of the highly anticipated Friends of American School of Doha Chamber Music Series will be inaugurated this week, under the annual sponsorship of IBQ bank, with the world’s most celebrated musical ensemble, the King’s Singers.

November 29, 2011

Ajman Bank
12:24 GMT
(press release)

As part of a series of celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of the UAE, Ajman Bank has organised a painting competition for the children of its customers and employees.