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This year’s conference will see some 200 fund managers from 117 institutions in Europe, the US, the Middle East and Africa obtain first-hand insights during three days of face-to-face meetings with C-suite executives from top listed MENA companies.
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The debate about the resurgence of the MENA region will take centre stage today at the Emirates Stadium as institutional investors from 27 countries with aggregate assets under management in excess of $8 trillion come togehther.

October 19, 2011

National Bank of Abu Dhabi
10:59 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, launched a state-of-the-art branch that brings ground-breaking concepts to consumer banking.

Ernst & Young
10:55 GMT
(press release)

Entrepreneurs speak out: a call for action to G20 governments, released by Ernst & Young ahead of the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Summit (G20 YES) in France.

HE Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs
09:52 GMT
(press release)

The UAE will be hosting the 91st GCC Financial and Economic Committee Meeting which will be headed by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance.

Abdulla Al Hamli, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Islamic Bank
08:06 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Islamic Bank announced today that its Retail Credit Department has won the “Credit Excellence Award” at the world’s leading credit industry conference.

October 18, 2011

BFC Bonus Card
13:25 GMT
(press release)

Bahrain Financing Company, the Kingdom’s oldest and most reputed money transfer and foreign exchange group, recently launched the BFC Bonus Card.

Mashreq
10:08 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq, one of the UAE’s leading financial institutions announced the launch of a unique Gold Investment product that comes packaged with a free life insurance policy.

Carlos Ribeiro, Chief Financial Officer at Gulf Bank accepting his award at the ceremony
10:05 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Bank today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Carlos Ribeiro has been awarded the ‘Excellence in Finance’ award at the 5th Annual CFO Middle East Strategies Forum 2011.

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
09:26 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, a top-tier Islamic financial services group, announced today that it now offers a pioneering cancer cover Takaful to all its “Dana Women’s Banking” customers.

Ehab Rashad, Mubasher new Managing Director in Egypt
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Mubasher Financial Services, has announced the recent appointment of Ehab Rashad as Managing Director of Direct Broker for Securities, Mubasher in Egypt.

October 17, 2011

Yahya Alyahya, GIB’s Chief Executive Officer
11:37 GMT

Gulf International Bank (GIB) has won three awards in the investment banking category of the Global Banking & Finance Review Awards for 2011.

The two promotions, which have been launched in the beginning of the year, give customers the opportunity to win back their utility bill amount when settling their bills online or win an iPAD when paying their credit card balances
10:16 GMT
(press release)

Arab Bank has recently announced the winners of the 9th draw in its ongoing Arabi Online Internet banking service promotions for customers who pay their utility bills and credit card balances online.

American Express
09:20 GMT
(press release)

American Express Middle East and Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, are partnering to offer American Express Cardmembers even greater value.

October 16, 2011

Sébastien Buemi
13:51 GMT
(press release)

Global sporting event 2011 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is fast approaching, and with it comes the Middle Eastern premiere of Falcon Private Bank’s Scuderia Toro Rosso sponsorship.

Hisham Hammoud, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Retail of Dubai Bank, collects the award for 'Best Call Centre Performance'
12:47 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Bank announced today that it has won the Ethos Consultancy award for “Best Bank - Call Centre Performance” at the 2011 Bank Benchmark Index Awards.

Mazin Al Nahedh, NBK General Manager- Consumer Banking Group
12:06 GMT

NBK launched the “You Choose, We Finance” campaign that offers its customers the opportunity to easily own the property in UK, USA, France, Lebanon, Egypt, UAE and Jordan.