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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.

June 28, 2011

Mashreq team receiving the award
10:46 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq won the Best Call Centre of the year award - strategically aligned category by Middle East Call Centre awards 2011 organized by INSIGHTS.

Jewellery demand is forecast to put a medium-term floor under gold prices
08:17 GMT
(press release)

Bank Sarasin expects gold to trade at USD 1,575 by end-Q3 2011 and USD 1,650 by end-Q2 2012.

NBK Kuwait CEO, Shaikha Al Bahar; NBK Capital CEO, Salah Al Fulaij; NBK GM Corporate Banking Group; Mazin Al-Nahedh; NBK Deputy GM Consumer Banking Group, Abdulla Al Najran Al Tuwaijri giving an award to an outstanding student
07:30 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait honored several high school graduates who achieved outstanding results in their final year at a ceremony at NBK headquarters.

Arab Bank
07:22 GMT
(press release)

Arab Bank launched its first annual Sustainability report as a summary of the Bank’s performance in the social, environmental and economic fields during 2010.

Tamkeen
07:06 GMT

TAMKEEN has had tremendous support from business owners/participants who have registered for the Bahrain Trade Fairs.

June 27, 2011

Waleed Al Awadi handing the Kunooz winner's cheque to winner Eisa Al Hammadi
13:12 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Bank today named an Emirati as the June winner of the Kunooz Savings Account draw.

Eduardo Eguren, CEO of Burgan Bank
11:27 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced that it has established an official Customer Complaint Unit, exclusively dedicated to dealing with all customer complaints and issues.

During the meeting
09:59 GMT
(press release)

In line with its efforts to support decisions pertaining to the Gulf Common Market, the Ministry of Finance held its third meeting with the UAE team tasked with applying GCM resolutions.

Adnan Chilwan, Deputy CEO - Chief of Consumer and Wholesale Banking, Dubai Islamic Bank
09:52 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) unveiled today a new opportunity for regional investors to participate in the rapidly growing economy of Asia.

June 26, 2011

National Bank of Kuwait Headquarters
13:47 GMT

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

National Bank of Kuwait Headquarters
11:50 GMT

The US Dollar surged against a basket of currencies towards the end of the week as investors dumped risky assets mainly due to heightened fears emerging from the Eurozone.

ADIB executives during the honoring ceremony
10:34 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank was named ‘Best Islamic Bank’ in the Middle East region for the second year running at the Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2011.

Raed Al-Haqhaq, Chief Banking Officer - Senior General Manager at Burgan Bank
08:51 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced that the bank’s Corporate Banking Group has successfully completed a range of finance deals for major projects.

Huda Abdulla, Executive Vice President - Branch Distribution at First Gulf Bank presenting one of the half yearly draw winners with an Audi R8 Quattro
08:48 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank, the leading banking partner of choice in the UAE, recently held its half yearly “Abu Dhabi Credit Card” holders draw.

Shekhar Krishnamurthy, Head-Retail Assets & Liabilities, Emirates NBD
08:42 GMT
(press release)

This summer, Emirates NBD is cutting interest rates across the board on all its auto loan categories for purchases of both new and used vehicles.