During the interactive workshop
October 20, 2016 - 10:51 GMT
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) organised two workshops under the theme “Voice of the Customer”, during its participation in GITEX Technology Week 2016.
H.E. Sheikh Abdul Rehman Bin Mohammad Bin Jabor Al-Thani, Managing Director of Doha Bank
October 20, 2016 - 06:36 GMT
His Excellency Sheikh Fahad Bin Mohammad Bin Jabor Al-Thani, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Doha Bank, announced Doha Bank's financial results for Q3 2016.
Dr. Ashraf Al Nabhani
October 20, 2016 - 06:12 GMT
Bank Nizwa recently partnered with Dar Al Atta’a, one of Oman’s largest non-profit organizations, in an initiative to distribute food and essential supplies to over 500 underprivileged families across the Sultanate.
The $17.5B bond issue kicks off the efforts by the Kingdom to plug its large budget deficit of $87 billion this year due to a hole left by oil prices, which have fallen more than a half from the peak seen in 2013. (File photo)
October 20, 2016 - 05:10 GMT
Saudi Arabia is expected to raise 75 percent more in the $17.5B bond issue than the earlier anticipated, receiving an order book of around $70 billion.
Doha Bank
October 19, 2016 - 08:33 GMT
The Institute of Directors, India hosted the 16th London Global Convention on “Corporate Governance Sustainability Global Business Meet “between 17th and 20th October, 2016 .
Solveig Nicklos BIBF Director and Raghav Prasad GM for Gulf Countries Mastercard
October 19, 2016 - 06:28 GMT
Bahrain Institute of Banking & Finance - BIBF’s Payments Academy and Mastercard have announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration in Bahrain.
During the celebration
October 18, 2016 - 07:49 GMT
Oman Arab Bank held its annual Omani Women’s Day celebration at its Ghubra Head Office this week in recognition and appreciation of the extraordinary contribution made by its outstanding female employees to all aspects of its activities and operations.
During the signing
October 18, 2016 - 06:18 GMT
Mastercard, and the Tunisian Post have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and launch new digital financial services in the country and promote the innovative adoption of electronic payments.
GCC sovereigns' financing needs will likely remain substantial over the next several years, given the region's almost uniform dependence on hydrocarbons. (File photo)
October 18, 2016 - 05:37 GMT
The region's funding requirements have been mounting since 2015, when the drop in oil-related revenue turned fiscal surpluses into deficits.
A small number of potential buyers from the Middle East are vying for Oger's stake in Arab Bank, including Saudi Arabia's al-Hokair family. (File photo)
October 17, 2016 - 11:58 GMT
The embattled company is hoping to raise up to a billion dollars with the sale of its 20.93 percent stake in Arab Bank, but experts warn that even $1B is a drop in the ocean for Oger's debts.
HBMSU stand in GITEX
October 17, 2016 - 09:55 GMT
The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) throws the spotlight on its pioneering ‘smart’ learning solutions, including the landmark Smart Campus initiative, at the 36th edition of GITEX Technology Week.
The decision to walk away from the merger comes four months after the banks agreed terms of the share-swap ratio for the deal. (Twitter)
October 17, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
A proposed merger that would have created Oman's second largest bank has been scrapped as talks between Bank Dhofar and Bank Sohar collapse.
During the event
October 16, 2016 - 10:34 GMT
Doha Bank has become the first bank in Qatar to achieve the prestigious ISO 9001:2015 accreditation, the newly revised international standards for Quality management systems.
HE Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs
October 16, 2016 - 09:46 GMT
The UAE is a leader in driving electronic and digital transformations, which was initiated with the launch of the e- government in 2000 followed by the launch of the smart government in 2013.
Abdul Rahman Al Thehaiban, Senior Vice President - Tech, Middle East and Africa, Oracle
October 16, 2016 - 08:32 GMT
FGB will implement Oracle’s Big Data and Business Analytics solutions as part of its ongoing efforts to offer customers a wide range of unique, competitive products to fit their banking needs and to help them in achieving their dreams.
During the event
October 13, 2016 - 13:10 GMT
Gulf International Bank (GIB) hosted a high-profile reception during the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group meetings in Washington D.C. as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations this year.