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CEO of Emirates NBD, Shayne Nelson, said in-market mergers  work better monetarily (File/AFP)
August 26, 2014 - 07:31 GMT
It's getting too crowded in the UAE banking sector with too many lenders competing with one another to please a small population, according to a senior banker.

October 3, 2011

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.

06:58 GMT
(press release)

India Post and MoneyGram International, the fastest growing global money transfer company, joined hands yesterday in an official launch ceremony.

September 29, 2011

National Bank of Fujairah
12:23 GMT
(press release)

(NBF) held its Extra Ordinary General Meeting today at Al Diar Siji Hotel Fujairah, UAE, where shareholders considered and approved an amendment to the Bank’s Article of Association.

During the visit
12:14 GMT
(press release)

Ministry of Finance organized a visit to the Al Barza Club for the Elderly in Dubai today to strengthen ties between the ministry and members of the UAE community.

11:38 GMT
(press release)

23 Bahraini companies have signed up with Tamkeen’s “Tarweej” scheme to showcase their hi-tech products and services at GITEX Technology Week 2011.

Adil Mohamed won a Jaguar XF 2011 for simply using NBAD Visa Credit card during his trips abroad
11:25 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, has awarded a brand new car to the winner of NBAD Visa Credit Card International Spend/Usage Campaign.

Standard Chartered Bank
09:19 GMT
(press release)

Standard Chartered employee Zakeeya Rafeea has been honoured by the Dubai Police for returning AED 150,000 that she found outside the Bank’s branch in Mankhool road.