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Bullish comments about Arabtec and its shares by then-chief executive Hasan Ismaik, who resigned in June, helped to fuel investor interest in the stock.
July 8, 2014 - 15:34 GMT
in a statement after its chief executive met with heads of the central bank, the economy ministry and the Dubai and Abu Dhabi stock exchanges.

July 17, 2011

Altissimo Restaurant
07:57 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced that it has entered into a partnership with Altissimo, to offer both Burgan Bank’s Platinum credit card and Premier debit card holders an enticing discount at the restaurant.

During the honoring ceremony
07:10 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait honored the children of staff who achieved excellence in education, in recognition of their hard work and efforts. The honoring ceremony was held at Sheraton Hotel-Kuwait.

July 14, 2011

Abdulla Al Najran Al Tuwaijri, NBK Deputy General Manager- Consumer Banking Group
12:35 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait - Lebanon announces it will provide housing loans at a very attractive rate to non-resident Lebanese citizens working and residing in Kuwait.

Ayadi’s July monthly draw winners
10:29 GMT
(press release)

First prize winner of the Ayadi July monthly draw will be spending a portion of his cash award to sponsor a child’s education in his home country.

Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist at Saxo Bank
08:45 GMT
(press release)

A crisis 2.0 could be what is needed to create both the economic and political platform that will solve Europe’s problems

July 13, 2011

Progressive Islamic bank encourages school students to visit libraries and learn more about Emirati culture
13:51 GMT
(press release)

Al Hilal Bank, a progressive Islamic bank, highlighted the importance of reading and cultural awareness during a recent visit to Halimah School, Abu Dhabi.

Barclays Capital
13:41 GMT
(press release)

Barclays Capital announced today that it has been named the “Best Investment Bank in the Middle East and North Africa” region by Banker Middle East.

Jordan Investment Board headquarters
13:31 GMT

Volume of total investments registered in the kingdom reached approximately JD1.1 billion in the first half of this year, of which JD614 million were registered through Jordan Investment Board.

Fahad Al-Rajaan, Chairman, Ahli United Bank
13:18 GMT
(press release)

Ahli United Bank reported a net profit attributable to its equity shareholders of US$ 161.7 million for the half year ended 30 June 2011, a 19.0% increase over the same period in 2010.

Mohamed Al Bader, Senior Financial Analyst at Masdar Capital, during the press conference
12:59 GMT
(press release)

Masdar Capital said it is growing into one of the leading players in the global clean technology investment space, deploying funds globally and building a diverse international portfolio.

Tamweel
12:55 GMT
(press release)

Tamweel PJSC, the UAE Islamic home finance provider, announced today the expansion of its Home Finance product suite with the launch of two new products.

Abdulhamid Saeed, MD and Board Member, First Gulf Bank
12:41 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank, the leading financial partner of choice in the UAE, posts a net profit of AED 890 million in the second quarter (Q2) of 2011.

Haneen Al Rumaihi, Head Of Marketing, presenting the award to the winner Anil Pillai
11:21 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank today announced Mr. Anil Kumar Balakrishna Pillai, a system engineer at Wataniya Telecoms, as the lucky winner of the bi-annual Al Thuraya Account draw.

Russell Haworth, Managing Director Middle East & Africa at Thomson Reuters
11:04 GMT
(press release)

Thomson Reuters today released its first half 2011 investment banking analysis for the Middle East region.

DIB's Emarati programme graduates during the ceremony
10:46 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) today announced the graduation of one hundred UAE nationals from the bank’s Emarati programme.