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The existing management of liquidity is limiting the growth of the global Islamic banking market, and how standardisation and innovation can offer a solution to this.
July 21, 2014 - 21:44 GMT
Traditionally, Islamic products have been designed by financiers from conventional backgrounds, who try to base them on conventional products

July 28, 2011

"Summer in My Country" program
08:23 GMT
(press release)

ADIB announced today that its Children’s Banking mascot, the Darhoom, participated in ‘Summer in My Country’ program in Umm Al Quwain.

Abdulmohsen Alrushaid, NBK Public Relations Manager
07:39 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait will dedicate fast-breaking banquets during the holy month of Ramadan, to victims of the crushing drought and famine affecting more than 3.7 million Somalis in East Africa.

07:08 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen’s Enterprise Development Support Agency recently reached a significant milestone, having served more than 750 enterprises.

The outstanding students with Minister of Education and Higher Education Mr. Ahmed Abdelmohsin Al Mulaifi & NBK's Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Bank & Community Committee, Nasser Musaed Al Sayer
06:50 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has honored outstanding high school graduates in a ceremony held recently at Regency Palace, as part of NBK’s corporate social responsibility program.

The delegation was received by Tarek Akel, the CEO of Al Rajhi Bank in Jordan, together with several members of the Bank's senior management
06:49 GMT
(press release)

Al Rajhi Bank received on Wednesday, July 27th a delegation of representatives from various local media at its main branch in Shmeisani.

July 27, 2011

Commercial Bank of Qatar
13:44 GMT
(press release)

Commercial Bank of Qatar announces its financial results for the half-year ended 30 June 2011.

Bank of Sharjah
13:21 GMT
(press release)

Bank of Sharjah announced that it has signed a USD 135 million (AED 500 million equivalent) club term loan facility with four Mandated Lead Arrangers.

Qatar Financial Centre
10:49 GMT
(press release)

Dun & Bradstreet South Asia Middle East in association with Qatar Financial Centre Authority has released the D&B Business Optimism Index for Qatar for Q3 2011.

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, CEO of Mashreq and Farhad Irani, the new Head of Retail Banking
09:15 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq, one of the leading financial institutions announced the appointment of Farhad Irani as the new Head of Retail Banking.

Muneera Al Mukhaizeem, Chief Retail Banking Officer at Burgan Bank
08:00 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced today that it has visited Kuwait Oil Company’s head office to introduce its accounts as well as its services to their employees.

06:38 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq, one of the UAE’s leading financial institutions, reported a 22% increase in its net profit for the first half of 2011.

July 26, 2011

Arshad Khan, Managing Director and CEO of BFX and Abdul Rahman Al Baker, Executive Director - Financial Institutions Supervision at CBB
13:10 GMT
(press release)

The Bahrain Financial Exchange announced today that XO Bahrain has been approved by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a licensed broker dealer of the Exchange.

Shafqat Anwar, AUB's Deputy Group CEO, Operations & Technology, receiving the award from Ali Moosa, J.P. Morgan's Managing Director, MENA region
12:52 GMT
(press release)

Ahli United Bank has been awarded the 'Elite Quality Recognition Award 2011’ by JP Morgan Chase.

The Dubai mall
11:03 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced today that it has launched a new and exclusive promotion for its VISA Platinum Card holders.

R. Sivaram, Senior Vice President & Cards Business Head, Emirates NBD
10:55 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD announced today the launch of the new Emirates NBD Titanium Credit Card in partnership with MasterCard.