Banking & Finance

Featured Story:

Gulf entities have provided at least $30 billion of funding, at current prices, for African infrastructure over the last decade.
November 24, 2014 - 00:30 GMT
In the year 2000, The Economist magazine famously described Africa as “the hopeless continent” on its cover.

November 23, 2011

During the ceremony
12:28 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD Asset Management, announced today that it has won the award for Equity Manager of the Year at the Global Investor, Middle East Asset Management & Brokerage Awards.

Mazin Saad Al Nahedh, NBK General Manager, Consumer Banking Group
11:01 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait enjoys the largest banking network in Kuwait with more than 200 ATMs, 6,000 Points of Sale and 68 branches spread throughout the country.

Haneen Al Rumaihi along with the top performing Premier Banking Executives and a number of executives from Burgan Bank’s Retail Department
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank awarded three of its top performing Premier Banking Executives in an effort to shed more light on their outstanding results that were achieved using the bank’s customer relationship management.

Arshad Khan, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the BFX and the BFX Clearing and Depository Corporation
08:21 GMT
(press release)

The Bahrain Financial Exchange proudly announced the commencement of live trading of its conventional trading segment on the 23rd November 2011.

Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research
06:49 GMT
(press release)

Standard Chartered UAE held an official welcome dinner at the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers yesterday for Jonathan Morris, CEO, Standard Chartered UAE and bid farewell to its former CEO, Jeremy Parrish.

Abdel Hamid Shoman, Chairman of Arab Bank receiving the award
05:25 GMT
(press release)

Arab Bank was honored as “Bank of the Year” during the Arabian Business Awards on November 20 at the Armani Hotel in Dubai.

November 22, 2011

Al Ghurair with graduates from AUH
10:06 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq, one of the UAE’s leading financial institutions announced the graduation of a new group of UAE Nationals in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain from its management training program, Mashreq Al Mustaqbal.

During the event
08:19 GMT
(press release)

Standard Chartered Bank is offering a once in a lifetime opportunity for one boy and one girl, accompanied by their parent or guardian, to travel to the UK and be a Liverpool FC mascot.

BuBa Logo
07:33 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank today launched the “BuBa Kids Account”, a new savings account that provides an array of benefits, and is specifically tailored for children up to 14 years old.

06:57 GMT

Jones Lang LaSalle MENA has won top honours for the third consecutive year at the Arabian Property Awards, the region’s most prestigious property competition in association with Google and Bloomberg Television.

November 21, 2011

NCB Capital
12:19 GMT
(press release)

NCB Capital has been voted best research house in three categories in Euromoney’s annual Middle East research survey for 2011.

Abdulla Al Hamli, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Islamic Bank
10:01 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) announced today that participants in the bank’s ongoing Qiyadee leadership programme have successfully completed the first phase of this 36-month course.

National Bank of Kuwait
08:54 GMT

Sales activity in the real estate sector saw some recovery in September after slowing in August (Ramadan).

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
08:34 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a top-tier Islamic financial services group, is marking the occasion with the launch of its Gold National Day campaign.

Jakob Beck Thomsen, Regional head of Middle East and CEO Saxo Bank (Dubai)
08:22 GMT
(press release)

Saxo Bank A/S, the online trading and investment specialist, has today enabled its clients to identify and trade Islamic compliant stocks and ETFs on more than 25 exchanges worldwide.