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The GCC currencies are pegged or linked to the dollar, yet with local inflation rates that are five to eight times higher than the two per cent US CPI rate,
December 17, 2014 - 00:56 GMT
Matein Khalid warns on the effects of a strengthening US dollar to other currencies

August 11, 2011

Ameera Bin Karam, President of Board of Trustees and founding member of FOCP, received the donation from Ahmed Al Riyami, the Head of Retail Business Development of ADNIF
10:39 GMT

The Abu Dhabi National Islamic Finance has donated to the Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) to support its campaign for needy cancer patients.

Crédit Agricole Egypt team
07:23 GMT
(press release)

Crédit Agricole Egypt has been able to maintain outstanding Straight Through Processing performance levels for the second consecutive year for both MT 103 & MT 202 Payments.

August 10, 2011

International Bank of Qatar
13:09 GMT
(press release)

IBQ staff gathered for Suhoor at the La Cigale Ramadan Tent to celebrate a festive evening on the occasion of the holy month.

Gary Dugan, Chief Investment Officer, Private Banking, Emirates NBD
12:25 GMT
(press release)

The world continues on a path of changing global leadership. The West is in decline and the East is on the rise. Events of the past few weeks are a reflection of ongoing change.

NBK Public Relations Team and a number of NBK Staff with the Childre
11:46 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait held a Gergean event at NBK Hospital at Sabah Medical district to share with the children the happy moments of Gergean and present them with felicitations and gifts.

Facebook Screen of National Bank of Kuwait account on Facebook
11:38 GMT

NBK welcomed more than 450 new fans to NBK’s Official Facebook page in the first week of Ramadan.

NBAD Academy
11:07 GMT

NBAD welcomed the second group of 75 recruits who have been accepted into the competitive AFAQ – Master’s Programme.

Mohammed Juma Ahmed, Head of Corporate Communications, Dubai Bank
10:53 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Bank today began a search for talented young artists as it announced the launch of its Ramadan drawing competition.

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
08:33 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank announced today that it has appointed UAE Exchange as a collection agency for Covered Card payments by the bank’s customers.

Burgan Bank
07:18 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank is set to host an exciting Girgi’an celebration, which will take place at the Discovery Centre on August 11th.

August 9, 2011

Brian Shegar, MD, Emirates NBD Singapore receiving the CMO Asia award on behalf of Emirates NBD
12:16 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD, today that it had won the award for ‘Asia’s Best Brand,’ at the recently concluded 2nd CMO Asia Awards for Excellence in Branding and Marketing.

Watani Online
11:04 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has launched the "Use Watani Online and Win" promotional campaign that offers customers a chance to win KD 1,000 weekly.

Arab Bank Champions with Executives
11:01 GMT
(press release)

Arab Bank concluded the late Abdul Majeed Shoman Annual Football Championship which took place in the Greater Amman Municipality’s activities building located in Al-Istiqlal Street.

10:32 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq announced today the launch of ‘Express Loan’ facility for residents which would help them to avail a personal loan within 24 hours.

Karim El Solh, Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Capital and Jacqueline Khayat Inglessis
09:52 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Capital announced that it will sponsor the education of 100 underprivileged Palestinian and Lebanese children.