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The GCC currencies are pegged or linked to the dollar, yet with local inflation rates that are five to eight times higher than the two per cent US CPI rate,
December 17, 2014 - 00:56 GMT
Matein Khalid warns on the effects of a strengthening US dollar to other currencies

December 22, 2011

Dr Mariah Khan the Head of NBAD's Ladies Private Banking
06:14 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, has appointed Dr. Mariah Khan as the Head of Private Banking’s Velvet Program, a special NBAD private banking service developed exclusively for high net worth women.

December 21, 2011

Dubai Islamic Bank
08:21 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Islamic Bank, the world’s first Islamic Bank, has recently appointed Blue Apple as its Creative Agency following a competitive pitch. Blue Apple takes up the post with immediate effect.

December 20, 2011

During the discussion
12:06 GMT
(press release)

The MoF recently organized a meeting with federal and local government bodies in its Dubai office to discuss the technical support being offered by the World Bank in the field of health insurance.

NCB Capital
09:19 GMT
(press release)

According to NCB Capital, Saudi Arabia’s leading wealth manager, the kingdom remains vulnerable to increases in food prices due to its high dependence on imports.

Mashreq, Al Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi branch
09:14 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq customers in Abu Dhabi are set for a big surprise translating to even better prizes.

December 19, 2011

First Prize winning entry
13:43 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD announced today, the winners of the unique art competition, “My UAE,” which was launched earlier this year in celebration of the 40th anniversary of UAE National Day.

Bank Sarasin
10:37 GMT
(press release)

In the latest sustainability study, "Credit all used up – time for a sustainable dawn", Bank Sarasin examines the progress the banking industry is making in this area.

Al Hilal Bank
09:06 GMT
(press release)

Al Hilal Bank, a progressive Islamic bank, won as ‘Best Retail Bank (GCC)’ during the 6th edition of the prestigious Islamic Business & Finance Awards held recently in Dubai.

During the event
06:07 GMT
(press release)

Abeer Al Emadi, Operations Manager at IBQ, has won the ‘Leadership’ Award at the Qatari Businesswomen Awards 2011 which were held yesterday evening at the Four Seasons hotel in Doha.

December 18, 2011

During the exhibition
11:49 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen Leasing Company, a subsidiary of INVESTBANK, took part in Sahel 2 exhibition for finance & investment which was held at the Zara Expo, Grand Hyatt Hotel.

Rick Pudner, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates NBD
09:03 GMT
(press release)

Rick Pudner, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates NBD took on ladies golfing champion, Laura Davies, in a charity challenge alongside the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters tournament.

Mashreq
07:31 GMT

Mashreq was recently awarded the ‘Employer of the Year’ Award in the Private Sector from Dubai Women’s College (DWC), a Higher Colleges of Technology flagship institution.

Tirad Mahmoud, CEO of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
07:15 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank announced today that it had won the Best Islamic Bank and its CEO Tirad Mahmoud had won the Islamic Banker of the Year.

Ghadeer Abu Hijleh, Head of NBAD's Private Banking in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain
06:17 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, the Number One Bank in the UAE, has appointed Ghadeer Abu Hijleh as Head of Private Banking - Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.

December 14, 2011

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

IBQ announced recently its sponsorship of the Masters Cricket Tournament for the 7th year running.