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A bank assistant counts through money in Lebanon (File/AFP)
July 24, 2014 - 13:29 GMT
U.S. legislation to increase financial sanctions on any organization funding or channeling money to Hezbollah won't have any impact on Lebanon's banking sector, according to a report. A sigh of relief?

July 12, 2011

Standard Chartered executives holding the awards
10:22 GMT
(press release)

Standard Chartered led the way at the emeafinance Awards winning an astounding 18 awards including four house awards.

Philip Ward, Chief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi Finance
09:22 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Finance last week scooped the Banker Middle East’s ‘Best use of Technology’ award in the wake of its innovative technology initiative.

Bank of Sharjah
08:16 GMT
(press release)

Bank of Sharjah would like to clarify some of the points that have been raised regarding the syndicated loan.

July 11, 2011

Muneera Al Mukhaizeem, Chief Retail Banking Officer - General Manager
13:44 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced today that it has entered into an exciting coalition with Beaubelle Spa offering its women credit cardholders' discounts of 45% for the month of July.

Yaqoub Al Baqer, NBK Public Relations Officer with NBK's energy saving awareness team
12:38 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait successfully concluded its energy saving awareness campaign "Put your energy into saving energy".

Zawya Funds Ranking offers unbiased, accurate and independent intelligence
12:22 GMT
(press release)

Zawya, the leading online provider of business intelligence on the MENA region, announced today its new quarterly Funds Ranking results for Q12011.

The new Roadmiles Credit Cards from Ajman Bank
11:53 GMT
(press release)

Ajman Bank today announced the launch of its new Roadmiles Credit Cards.

July 10, 2011

NBK Public Relations Manager, Abdulmohsen Alrushaid with the interns
13:37 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has launched the third session of its 2011 Summer Internship Program.

NBAD senior officials, Saif Al Shehhi and Ehab Anis Hassan with some of the graduates
12:39 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, graduated over 150 employees who completed year-long branch management and operations training programme.

Mohammad Murtada Al Dandashi, Partner and Managing Director, Al Ramz Securities and Mohammed Qasim Al Ali, CEO of National Bonds Corporation shaking hands
10:28 GMT
(press release)

Al Ramz Securities, one of the UAE’s leading brokerage houses, has signed an alliance agreement with National Bonds Corporation PJSC.

First Gulf Bank
08:36 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank, the leading financial partner of choice in the UAE, recently held its second quarterly Emirati Al Awwal Draw.

NBK Headquarters
07:14 GMT

In its latest report on NBK, the credit rating agency Moody’s said that NBK’s financial strength rating reflects "the view of the strength and depth of NBK's management team and its clear strategy”.

July 7, 2011

NBK honored Kuwait’s top 10 high school graduates for the academic year 2010-2011 and their parents
11:27 GMT

Recognizing and rewarding the hard work of students and encouraging Kuwait’s youth to attain their highest potential is a central part of NBK’s corporate social responsibility agenda.

Jan Amrit Poser, Head of Research and Chief Economist at Bank Sarasin
10:05 GMT
(press release)

Bank Sarasin’s latest Global View investment outlook for the third quarter 2011 suggests the gloomy mood is likely to persist and the pace of global economic growth will continue to slow.

Kevin Gardiner, Head of Global Investment Strategy at Barclays Wealth
08:59 GMT
(press release)

Japan’s earthquake, higher oil prices, and fiscal worries in both the US and euro area have had an impact on many economic indicators.