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Saudi's Tadawul is currently dominated by local retail investors, but opening up to the international market will broaden horizons (File/AFP)
July 24, 2014 - 13:07 GMT
Saudi Arabia's decision to open its stock market to the outside world was a good choice and already garnered strong support across the MENA region.

June 6, 2011

Ray Perry, CIMA Executive Director
08:08 GMT
(press release)

CIMA addressed a group of financial and business professionals in Dubai today and addressed what it takes to build a successful and sustainable business over the long-term.

June 5, 2011

Burgan Bank employees celebrating
14:23 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank recently concluded its sponsorship of the “Kuwait Change” initiative that was aimed at celebrating World Environment Day.

Gary Dugan, Chief Investment Officer, Private Banking, Emirates NBD
08:22 GMT
(press release)

The markets remain concerned. The Greek situation goes from bad to worse and the US economy is still consolidating rather than showing any positive momentum.

Suvo Sarkar, General Manager of Consumer and Elite Banking at NBAD
08:08 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi has launched NBAD One, a premier current account that offers customers a unique blend of financial and non-financial benefits and privileges.

MoF Workshop
08:01 GMT
(press release)

The Human Resources Department at the Ministry of Finance organised a workshop to highlight the experience it gained in implementing the Masar program for the past two years.

Burgan Bank VISA Platinum Credit Card holder are offering seven distinctive benefits while booking their holiday
07:26 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announces its offering to VISA platinum cardholders the opportunity to take advantage on a range of benefits at the most luxurious hotels from across around the world.

June 2, 2011

Ala’a Eraiqat, CEO of ADCB
11:21 GMT

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, and Mobibucks, today announced their alliance to offer - “Mobi” - a first-of-its kind payment product for making purchases using a mobile phone number.

10:41 GMT
(press release)

The latest report issued by Hermes Financial Group praised STC Group’s current organizational infrastructure, describing it as more sophisticated than ever before.

The research challenges the stereotype that all entrepreneurs start their companies without completing a formal education
09:37 GMT
(press release)

An Ernst & Young report released, Nature or nurture provides insights into the shared characteristics, frustrations and career goals of some of the world’s leading entrepreneurs.

Rasool Hujair, Majid Al Futtaim Finance CEO
08:15 GMT
(press release)

Majid Al Futtaim Finance is raising the bar, for users of its Najm credit cards, by offering one of the best (richer) cash back rewards in the UAE with its reenergized rewards offering.

Dhafer Luqman, EVP at ADIB and Mohammed Al Hammadi, Deputy Secretary General for Local Affairs at UAE Red Crescent Authority
08:13 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank announced today that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with UAE Red Crescent Authority to support the Red Crescent scholarship program.

Fahad Bahdailah, Marketing Manager of MasterCard Bahrain and Saudi Arabia with artist Qusai presenting the grand prize to the winning team
06:49 GMT
(press release)

MasterCard Worldwide crowned the winning team of the MasterCard Football Penalty Challenge, which took place in Jeddah on May 19, 2011 at the Red Sea Mall.

June 1, 2011

Ernst & Young
13:56 GMT
(press release)

Ernst & Young is pleased to announce the appointment of Maria Pinelli as the new Global Vice Chair for our Strategic Growth Markets (SGM) practice.

Khaled Falah Al-Ali, NBK Assistant General Manager
10:34 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait offers its Premium credit cardholders special travel packages to Malaysia on Singapore Airlines in collaboration with Qiblah Travel & Tourism (Dnata Holidays) till August 31st, 2011.

Abdullah Ali Sultan, one of the winners in the radio competition
10:16 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank recently ran a competition on Star FM, Emarat FM and Al Khaleejia FM from 15-19 May 2011; in celebration of the UN Global Initiative, “World Family Day” which is held on 15 May each year.