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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.
September 22, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
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.

November 20, 2011

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.

November 13, 2011

10:19 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq, one of the UAE’s leading financial institutions announced its participation in the Export Finance Fair on 14th November taking place at the Beach Rotana Hotel, Abu Dhabi.

First Gulf Bank
10:13 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank has confirmed that it is to be a silver sponsor of the Middle East – Investor Relations Society Annual Conference and Investor Relations Best Practice Awards.

Gulf Bank
10:10 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Bank customers today hailed the successful launch of its new ‘We Promise’ program to offer its customers the best and the fastest financial service in Kuwait.

Credit Suisse
08:05 GMT
(press release)

Credit Suisse released its latest, semi-annual issue of Global Investor magazine, which focuses on inheritance.