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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 11, 2013

Saif Al Mansoori, Deputy Head, Group Marketing & Branding, Emirates NBD
08:00 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, has won the award for Best Social Media Strategy – Financial Services at The Marketing Show Awards, held recently in Dubai.

Lack of investing options are holding back the growth of Islamic pension funds. (Image credit: Shutterstock)
06:04 GMT

The pent up global demand for Islamic pension funds is currently between $160 billion and $190 billion.

During the event
05:30 GMT
(press release)

NCB Capital has been named Middle East Wealth Manager of the Year for the second year running by Global Investor.

Earlier this year, KIA said that it has more than doubled its investments in the UK over the last 10 years.
04:55 GMT

London Mayor Boris Johnson has said that the UK will iron out any difficulties faced by Kuwaiti investors interested in British investments, according to Kuwait’s official news agency KUNA.

November 10, 2013

At the start of November, the bank returned a $500m deposit to Qatar after Qatar refused to renew it upon its maturity, Reuters reported last Wednesday.
08:44 GMT

CEO of Signet Institute Angus Blair said that this decline should not come as a surprise.

During the event
08:19 GMT
(press release)

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’.

During the ceremony
07:16 GMT
(press release)

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.

Howard Kitson Head of Wholesale & International Banking, UAB
05:48 GMT

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

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid during the 'Flag Day' initiative at the Ministry of Finance
10:07 GMT

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’.

One NBAD Tower
09:12 GMT

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.

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud is one of 64 billionaires from KSA (Courtesy of Forbes Magazine)
07:10 GMT

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.

KPMG said its new team will be able to provide clients with world-class advice on some of the main issues facing banks in this industry.
04:55 GMT

"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.

Mr. Sanjay Vig, Managing Director-Alpen Capital
04:26 GMT
(press release)

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
10:31 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank, one of the major leading banks in the UAE, has announced the completion of its acquisition of Dubai First.

During the event
10:12 GMT
(press release)

alizz Islamic bank family proudly stood together in the fight against cancer by participating in the 10th Oman Cancer Association (OCA) 2KM Walkathon.