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United Arab Bank (UAB)
January 19, 2015 - 14:25 GMT
United Arab Bank, UAB, has made a contribution of AED250,000 to Al Thiqah Club for the Handicapped, another milestone in the Bank’s long-standing relationship with an organisation that provides invaluable support for people with special needs in the UAE.

November 25, 2013

Jamal Bin Ghalaita, Chief Executive Officer, Emirates Islamic
10:45 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Islamic announced the launch of “The Innovation Challenge,” a competition that calls on students at leading UAE universities to devise new social media solutions.

Hani AlNabulsi, Head of Business Development & Marketing in Private Banking at NBAD receives “Best Private Bank in UAE for 2013” award from Yuri Bender, Editor of Professional Wealth Management Magazine
08:43 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD has for the second year running been voted the Best Private Bank in the UAE by judges at The Banker & Professional Wealth Management Magazine.

November 24, 2013

During the workshop
10:16 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) recently organised a workshop on international tax avoidance and ways to maximise the use of tax treaties in the Emirate of Ajman.

NBAD senior executives, representatives from Zayed University as with AFAQ graduates at the graduation ceremony
09:01 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, hosted its fourth graduation ceremony for AFAQ Management Trainees in Abu Dhabi.

Al Hilal Bank
07:57 GMT
(press release)

Al Hilal Bank, a progressive Islamic bank, has announced that it has been certified under the international Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).

Qatar National Bank has given the government of Tunisia $500 million to tighten its budget deficit (Courtesy of Bloomberg)
07:28 GMT

Qatar National Bank has given the government of Tunisia $500 million to support its foreign currency reserves as the north African country faces growing pressure from the World Bank and the IMF to cut its budget deficit.

During the event
07:09 GMT
(press release)

OSN, the leading pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has successfully closed its first syndicated five-year financing facility for US$200 million.

HSBC Rugby Sevens Tournament
06:55 GMT
(press release)

HSBC Bank Oman S.A.O.G. is treating customers to a host of exclusive privileges at the upcoming Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens Tournament on November 29th and 30th at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai.

Rashed Ali Al Ansari, General Manager, Al Ansari Exchange
04:51 GMT
(press release)

Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has launched its “Al Ansari Rewards – Winter Promotion 2013.

Faisal Aqil, Deputy CEO – Consumer Wealth Management, Emirates Islamic
04:38 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Islamic announced the launch of a four year Wakala investment option for customers, with an expected profit rate of 2.57 per cent per annum.

November 21, 2013

Michael Miller, Head of Investor Relations at NBAD, Khuloud Saqr Almehairbi, Senior Investor Relations Officer, and Haseeb Anwar Chaudry, Branch Sales and Service Manager - Dubai Main Branch at the award receiving ceremony
10:38 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) was awarded “Leading Corporate for Investor Relations - UAE” by the Middle East Investor Relations Society (ME-IRS).

November 20, 2013

Aleem Khan, the Head Structured Financing at NBAD
09:58 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, has appointed Aleem Khan as Head of its newly established Structured Financing Business.

Khalid El Gibaly, Head of Consumer Banking, UAE and Middle East, Standard Chartered
07:38 GMT
(press release)

Standard Chartered Bank announced the launch of its ‘Online Approval in Principle’ service in the UAE, the first-of-its-kind digital credit card and personal loan application approval solution in the country.

The banking secotr in Saudi Arabia continues to grow in the midst of a tough global market. (Image credit: Shuterstock)
06:12 GMT

Saudi Arabia’s banks recorded a profitable first nine months of 2013.

Tariq Linjawi, NCB Capital CEO
04:32 GMT
(press release)

NCB Capital has appointed Tariq Linjawi as acting CEO following the decision of Jawdat Al Halabi to leave the firm.