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During the event
February 23, 2017 - 10:03 GMT
Following the conclusion of its Annual General Meeting (AGM), Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) announced that the assembly has approved the distribution of 45 fils per share as cash dividend for 2016.
FGB Wealth Sentiment Index
February 23, 2017 - 08:10 GMT
FGB, one of the leading banks in the UAE, has announced the latest score of its Wealth Sentiment Index, which has increased from 1,017.41 in January to 1,020.52 in February, up 0.31% from the previous month.
Dr. Adnan Chilwan, Group CEO at Dubai Islamic Bank, receives the award from HH Deputy Ruler of Dubai
February 23, 2017 - 06:57 GMT
Dar Al Sharia, a subsidiary of Dubai Islamic Bank, won the ‘Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Innovation Award’ in a glittering and prestigious ceremony held at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai.
The Dubai Financial Services Authority
February 23, 2017 - 05:58 GMT
The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) have entered into information sharing and cooperation arrangements regarding DIFC based central counterparties.
Ramachandran Narayanan, Partner and Head of Deal Advisory at KPMG Middle East and South Asia
February 22, 2017 - 12:22 GMT
KPMG International was ranked as the leading mid-market provider of M&A services for both the number of announced and completed deals in 2016, according to Thomson Reuters’ Mid-Market M&A Review (deals up to USD $500M).
Gulf Bank closed during National and Liberation day holidays customer contact center available 24/7
February 22, 2017 - 11:05 GMT
On the occasion of the National and Liberation day, Gulf Bank’s head office and its 56 branches will be closed on Sunday, 26 February 2017.
The appointments come in line with a goal outlined in the Saudi Vision 2030 reform plan to increase the participation of women in the workforce from 22 percent to 30 percent.  (Arab News)
February 22, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Following Sarah Al-Suhaimi's appointment to chair the Tadawul, Rania Nashar has been named CEO of Samba Financial Group, and Latifa Al-Sabhan has been appointed chief financial officer of Arab National Bank.
During the event
February 22, 2017 - 10:14 GMT
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) was yesterday honoured with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Innovation Award and the Outstanding Award for Business Innovation.
There is also a need to improve internet connectivity in Lebanon for banks to be able to provide fintech services in an effective way. (Shutterstock)
February 22, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Lebanese banks need to cooperate and standardize the use of fintech as is the case with European banks, according to an e-strategy expert.
During the event
February 22, 2017 - 08:31 GMT
Gulf Bank held its second monthly red™ account draw for year 2017 on Monday 20 February, 2017.
Obaid Al Shamsi, Chief of Human Resources & Admin at DIB, receives the award
February 22, 2017 - 06:58 GMT
Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), the largest Islamic bank in the UAE, received the Human Resources Development Award during its recent participation at the 19th edition of the National Career Exhibition at the Sharjah Expo Centre.
Noura Abbas Ahmed, Director, Training Department, EIBFS sharing the plans and programs for the insurance sector
February 21, 2017 - 11:13 GMT
The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) organized its first quarterly focus group session with HR and training managers of insurance companies based in the UAE.
During the event
February 21, 2017 - 08:20 GMT
Gulf Bank is proud to be a gold sponsor of the Kuwait Economic Society’s first youth financial training initiative.
During the event
February 21, 2017 - 07:33 GMT
FGB, one of the leading banks in the UAE, has announced the latest score of its Wealth Sentiment Index, which has increased from 1,017.41 in January to 1,020.52 in February, up 0.31% from the previous month.
The new merger, if agreed, would create an entity with total assets amounting to around QAR173bn ($48bn) and a market share of around 14 percent. (File photo)
February 21, 2017 - 07:30 GMT
The proposed merger between Masraf Al Rayan, Barwa Bank and International Bank of Qatar is currently at due diligence stage.
Gulf Bank offers for its New red™ customers free movie tickets in all cinescape theatres
February 20, 2017 - 11:44 GMT
Gulf Bank will be present at the Avenues Mall to offer free movie tickets on the spot for all those who open a new red™ account! The Bank’s campaign will run until February 27 2017 in all Kuwait National Cinema Company (KNCC) theatres.