Banking & Finance
December 2, 2012
As part of its commitment to supporting the private sector in the kingdom, Tamkeen today marks Bahrain Women's Day.
November 29, 2012
Kuwait is looking at introducing a travel ban that could affect nearly 100,000 people, as it seeks to recover KWD 12 million ($43 million) in unpaid state fines.
Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, announced today that it would serve as the official banking partner for the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, for the seventh successive year.
Euromoney has voted NCB Capital Equity Research as number one in three sectors and in the top three for seven other sectors.
November 28, 2012
The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, planted ‘union tree’ in front of its branch in Umm Al Quwain.
Burgan Bank announced today that it has won the coveted Best Bank in Kuwait award from EMEA Finance, a prominent publication and information source in the finance industry.
Emirates NBD announced the launch of a mega salary transfer promotion where customers can open a salary transfer account and have a chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip for two to the seven wonders of the world.
November 27, 2012
Strong economic activity in the GCC has driven the growth of remittances, according to a new World Bank report, with the growth of remittances is expected to be stronger during 2013-15.
Russia has been helping Syria through its economic crisis caused by the grinding civil war, which has brought the economy to its knees. A Syrian airforce plane has flown 30 tonnes of banknotes, around 240m notes, to Damascus, new flight logs show.
Lebanon will record a steady inflow of remittances in 2012 despite recent instability in the region, according to the latest statistics released by the World Bank.
American Express Middle East today announced a new partnership with HSBC in the UAE in order to offer greater convenience and more flexible payment options to its Card members.
Emirates Islamic Bank announced today the launch of a nation-wide customer-focused promotion campaign in celebration of the 41st National day in the UAE.
November 26, 2012
Hilton HHonors has partnered with Visa to offer Visa cardholders up to 33 per cent off standard room rates any day of the week.
Standard Chartered has been awarded “World’s Best Consumer Internet Bank” and “Best Consumer Internet Bank in Asia, Africa and the Middle East” for the second year.
Egypt’s $4.8 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) could be delayed due to instability following President Morsi's Constitutional Declaration.