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Non-sovereign debt capital markets could be an alternate way to fund the public sector. (AFP/File)
November 16, 2014 - 10:39 GMT
MENA non-sovereign debt capital markets make up a small part of financial markets but then again, have potential to replace private sector funding as an alternative source.

May 1, 2011

The “Schools without Accidents” campaign is part of a national awareness drive to prevent road accidents and  has been sponsored by IBQ for three consecutive years
13:32 GMT
(press release)

The "Schools without Accidents" campaign, organised by the National Campaign for Road Accidents Prevention and sponsored by IBQ, has kicked-off its second phase with a series of exciting new events and activities for school students.

Michael Tomalin, NBAD's Group Chief Executive, and Ehab Anis Hassan, the Group Chief Human Resources Officer with the graduates
09:50 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, hosted the graduation ceremony of scores of its staff in the internationally-acclaimed ILM Certificate in Leadership programme.

Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Chairman of DIB
08:11 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Islamic Bank announced its positive financial results for the three months ending March 31, 2011, demonstrating the bank’s sustainable growth and strong liquidity position.

Mohamed Jamil Berro, CEO of Al Hilal Bank and Mohamed Al Rumaithi, President of the UAE Football Association after the agreement
07:50 GMT
(press release)

Al Hilal Bank recently signed a participation agreement with the UAE Football Association to launch a co-branded credit card packed with privileges and opportunities for avid and discerning football fans.

Sabir Ali from Abu Dhabi won a dream experience worth $15,000 simply by using his Dubai Bank Visa debit card during the month long festival
07:15 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Bank today celebrated one of its customers winning a dream experience as part of Visa’s Dubai Shopping Festival (DFS) promotion.

April 28, 2011

Rakbank customers are invited to register on to receive regular information about the latest releases and offers
14:33 GMT

Rakbank is pleased to announce its recent tie-up with, an online shopping destination exclusively for holders of Rakbank's suite of Credit and Prepaid Cards.

Paul Koster, Chief Executive of the DFSA, and  Fatima Mohammed Ishaq Al-Awadi, Deputy Director-General of the IA during the signing
08:37 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Financial Services Authority entered today into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Insurance Authority of the UAE regarding co-operation and exchange of regulatory information.

Mashreq announced that its total assets remained flat at AED 84.8 billion compared with 31st December 2010
08:00 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq reported a 6% increase in its net profit in Q1 2011 to AED 265.3 million compared to AED 250.8 million for the same period in 2010, on operating income of AED 1.1 billion.

During the ceremony
07:35 GMT

The National of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, has received several ISO certifications for different departments, which affirms the Bank’s ongoing commitment to excellence.

April 27, 2011

Consultations for the bank’s employees were held at Al Saleh building from April 18 – 21, providing a variety of free check-ups
12:55 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Bank held its first "Health Week" for the bank’s employees.

First Gulf Bank team during the Employment Expo
08:57 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank (FGB) launched a new project for Emirati Youth in collaboration with Tawteen, the major strategic initiative of the Emirates Foundation, at the Employment Expo.

Hany Samir, Head of Custody at NBAD
07:27 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, co-sponsored and contributed to the success of the Middle East Securities Forum 2011 held recently in Muscat, Oman.

April 26, 2011

Dr. Yahya Alyahya, GIB’s Chief Executive Officer
14:23 GMT

New York-based Global Finance magazine has recently selected Gulf International Bank (GIB) as the “Best Investment Bank in Bahrain” for the year 2011.

ADIB’s CEO, Tirad Mahmoud
14:19 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) posted a net profit of AED 303.2 million for Q1 2011, an increase of 3.4% over the same period in 2010.

CEO of Gulf Bank and KBC Cup Chairman handing the victory trophy to the Gulf Bank team
08:20 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Bank celebrated its success at the KBC Cup final on Saturday 23rd April following the match against National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) with an impressive 2 – 0 score.