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"This is a well-established, well-rooted and very successful, very profitable organisation," Jordanian economist Riad Al Khouri told AFP.
Experts and economists believe the bank will emerge unscathed with flying colours, dismissing the case as a political attempt by American Zionist organisations looking to discredit the Palestinian cause.

September 21, 2011

Gulf Bank employees during a blood test which occurs before donating blood
08:28 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Bank concluded its Blood Donation Day at the Mubarak Al Kabeer branch in the Bank’s Head Office on Monday, 19th September, 2011.

September 20, 2011

Musabah Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Assistant Undersecretary of Support Services Sector at MoF
13:24 GMT
(press release)

The MoF announced its Human Resources Management plan, which sets in place clear and specific programmes and initiatives to raise Emiratisation rates in all job capacities and levels at the ministry.

During the inauguration of the branch
12:24 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq, one of the leading UAE financial institutions announced the opening of a branch in Ghusais.

Saxo Bank
09:30 GMT
(press release)

Saxo Bank, will announce the winner of an investment and trading competition for business students tonight at the Saxo Bank (Dubai) Trading Options Lecture.

September 19, 2011

Talal Soubra, Chief Risk Officer, Ajman Bank
13:16 GMT
(press release)

Ajman Bank, an award-winning financial services institution committed to transforming the experience of Islamic banking, recently announced the appointment of Talal Soubra as its new Chief Risk Officer.

Barclays Capital
12:55 GMT
(press release)

Barclays Bank announced today that it has received approval to operate an Islamic Window in the Dubai International Financial Centre.

Burgan Bank's Representative
12:38 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced today that a team from the retail banking group has visited the Public Authority for Industry in an effort to introduce its accounts as well as its services to their employees.

Ahmed Al Medfaa, Chairman of SCCI, Saif Ali Al Shehhi, the Senior General Manager of the Domestic Banking Division of NBAD and senior executives of NBAD & SCCI  at the inauguration of the Bank's new business centre in Sharjah.
10:02 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, the Number One Bank in the UAE, launched today its sixth business banking centre in the country and the first in Sharjah.

September 18, 2011

Standard Chartered
14:04 GMT
(press release)

Standard Chartered has announced that it has commenced its free employee health check-up campaign in association with Prime Medical Care clinics in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah.

Mark Watts, the Head of Fixed Income and responsible for structured products at NBAD’s Asset Management Group
11:46 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, the Number One Bank in the UAE, launched 100% capital-protected commodity basket investment.

Farhad Irani, Head of Retail Banking, Mashreq
09:56 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq, one of the UAE’s leading financial institutions, revealed its innovative side with the launch of the Mashreq Majestic range of banking service programs.

Loay Fadhil Maqams, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Finance and Investment, Kuwait International Bank
07:41 GMT
(press release)

Kuwait International Bank announced the approval of Central Bank of Kuwait on appointing Loay Fadhil Maqams in the position of the bank's Executive Vice President and GM of Finance and Investment.

September 15, 2011

Barclays Wealth
10:13 GMT
(press release)

Barclays Wealth, has announced the launch of Barclays Wealth iAlert, as part of an enhanced foreign exchange offering for clients of Barclays Wealth International.

Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of Finance
08:54 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has provided its employees with free metro Nol cards (used for all public transport modes in Dubai).

September 14, 2011

Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of Financial
13:09 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Finance recently held its third coordination meeting with a number of UAE ministries and entities to discuss the different forms of technical support offered by the World Bank.