Banking & Finance
November 10, 2013
In a scintillating ceremony held at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel recently, the ACN Arab Technology Awards 2013 declared Mashreq as undisputed winner for ‘Banking & Finance Implementation of the year’.
Al Hilal Bank honored the exceptional efforts and performance of 115 of its staff who have successfully graduated from an intensive two-year ‘Boot Camp’ via a special Graduation Ceremony.
United Arab Bank (UAB), the fastest growing bank in the UAE, announced today that it has appointed Howard Kitson as Executive Vice President – Wholesale and International Banking.
November 7, 2013
In the presence of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) participated in yesterday’s nationwide campaign to mark ‘Flag Day’.
The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has been named the “Safest Bank in the Emerging Markets” by Global Finance, the renowned international financial magazine.
The Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census report released this week ranks Saudi Arabia as the country with the most billionaires in the Middle East with 64 individuals claiming the title. Riyadh ranked first at the city level, with UAE and Dubai following in second.
"Islamic finance is a big growth area in the Middle East as it is growing 50 per cent faster than the overall banking sector," Mr Balasubramanian said.
Alpen Capital today announced the publication of its research paper titled “GCC as an investment destination - Opportunities for Indian companies”.
November 6, 2013
First Gulf Bank, one of the major leading banks in the UAE, has announced the completion of its acquisition of Dubai First.
alizz Islamic bank family proudly stood together in the fight against cancer by participating in the 10th Oman Cancer Association (OCA) 2KM Walkathon.
Emirates NBD raised the UAE National flag on its premises, to celebrate the symbol of the homeland and reinforce the sense of belonging that people feel towards the UAE.
The UK government established the Global Islamic Finance and Investment Group (GIFIG) this week to identify and evaluate trends that will drive the global Islamic finance market in the upcoming five years.
Mashreq, one of the UAE’s leading financial institutions, announced yet another innovative first to provide unprecedented benefits to its credit card customers.
Developments favorable to the regime and Central bank intervention has helped the severely weakened Syrian Pound surge against the US Dollar.
November 5, 2013
Qatar's Ministry of Finance announced Tuesday that all state-owned companies in the country must seek the ministry's approval before engaging in any borrowing activity in an effort to avoid unsustainable debt levels.