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Bullish comments about Arabtec and its shares by then-chief executive Hasan Ismaik, who resigned in June, helped to fuel investor interest in the stock.
July 8, 2014 - 15:34 GMT
in a statement after its chief executive met with heads of the central bank, the economy ministry and the Dubai and Abu Dhabi stock exchanges.

October 4, 2011

Abdulla Al Hamli, CEO, Dubai Islamic Bank, inaugurating the new branch at Dubai Mall with Nasser Rafi, CEO, Emaar Malls Group and senior DIB executives
08:55 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Islamic Bank announced today the opening of its newest branch, located in The Dubai Mall, bringing the bank’s UAE-wide network to a total of 70 branches.

Rak Investment Authority
07:51 GMT
(press release)

Horasis’ Global Arab Business Meeting will open next week in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, bringing together over 300 participants from 35 countries.

October 3, 2011

13:53 GMT
(press release)

PwC, the world’s leading professional services network, today announced that its Middle East practice grew by 31% during FY2011.

Frank Courtney, CEO for Barloworld Logistics International
13:06 GMT

Barloworld Logistics is part of a 109 year old South African conglomerate, Barloworld. Ten years ago Barloworld decided to open its capsulated supply chain expertise to the world.

OBG Bahrain Team: Anna Dabrowska, Country Director and Gregory Kramer, Editorial Manager
11:41 GMT
(press release)

Oxford Business Group (OBG) has put in place a new team to oversee its latest project on Bahrain’s economic development and investment opportunities.

Ehab Anis Hassan, the Chief Human Resources Officer of NBAD, with two of the selected students
11:22 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi has selected four accomplished Emirati students for its newly launched international sponsorship programme, which would lead to internship and employment upon graduation.

National Bank of Kuwait
09:09 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait is the main sponsor of the Third Kuwait Financial Forum that is due to be held under the patronage of H.H the Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait.

October 2, 2011

Ebrahim Nonoo, Managing Director & CEO of EzRemit
13:15 GMT
(press release)

EzRemit, part of BFC Group Holdings, announced a ground breaking strategic agreement with National Bank of Pakistan, the largest commercial bank operating in Pakistan.

Philip King, head of Retail Banking at IBQ, receives the award
10:38 GMT

International Bank of Qatar (IBQ), the affiliate of National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) in Qatar, has been named Best Retail Bank in Qatar for the year 2011 by Arabian Business.

National Bank of Abu Dhabi Tower
10:30 GMT

NBAD is the Strategic Partner and sponsor of Middle East SME Forum 2011 in Abu Dhabi and contributed to organising the two-day event.

Al Noor School
09:56 GMT
(press release)

The Capital Club Dubai recently made a generous donation to Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs, Dubai.

Professor Charles Baden-Fuller
08:20 GMT
(press release)

It is perfectly possible for well established firms to innovate and develop new business models without great risk, said an expert during a talk hosted by the Capital Club Dubai.

Imperial Kiswah
07:58 GMT
(press release)

ADIB announced today that the historic, 200-year old Kiswah (covering of "Ka'aba") that was on display at Emirates Palace Hotel has now been moved to ADIB Headquarters at Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi.

Mohamed Al Bahar, National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) Chairman
07:36 GMT

NBK Chairman Mohamed Al Bahar denied today in an official statement rumors of the resignation of NBK Group Chief Executive Ibrahim Dabdoub or any senior executive at the bank.

07:33 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq, one of the leading financial institutions will be strongly present at the Middle East SME Forum 2011 in Abu Dhabi on 3 & 4 October.