Banking & Finance
January 16, 2013
Emirates NBD announced today the launch of a major campaign that offers customers a host of special banking products and services tailored to match their lifestyles and needs.
January 15, 2013
The Egyptian pound dropped 0.3 per cent against the US dollar at the latest currency auction by the central bank on Tuesday, as the former minister claims the currency controls are temporary.
Reflecting its ongoing commitment to corporate social responsibility, Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) recently organised a blood donation drive for its employees.
Egypt stocks rebounded slightly in Monday trading with foreign investors going on a limited spending spree on news of possible "reconciliation" between the country's post-revolution government and members of the former regime indicted for financial misdealing.
January 14, 2013
The chairman of Egypt's largest public bank, the National Bank of Egypt (NBE), has resigned, although it remains unclear if President Mohamed Morsi has accepted the notice.
The five nations of the Arab Maghreb Union have created an investment bank with capital of $100 million to finance infrastructure projects in the region, Mauritania's central bank governor said on Wednesday.
January 13, 2013
The Libyan Prime Minister, Dr Ali Zidan, has said that corruption needs to be tackled and that his government will take all necessary measures to stamp it out.
Standard Chartered announced today the return of the legendary road race duo Henry Wanyoike and Joseph Kibunja, who will be running in the 10km event at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2013.
The International Bank of Qatar announced the launch of its new year-long Credit Cards promotion offering all ibq credit cardholders superb savings at a range of premium merchant partners spanning hotels, dining outlets and more.
January 10, 2013
A German company faces a fine from US regulatory bodies over breaking sanctions against Iran.
The Egyptian pound slid to a new record low yesterday, only a day after Qatar threw Cairo an economic lifeline by sending $ 2.5 billion in aid to help it tackle a currency crisis.
Employees at the Central Bank of Yemen initiated a partial strike this week, calling for a restructuring of their wage package
Alpen Capital was honoured as one of the top 100 companies by World Finance in their 2013 World Finance 100 list.
The National Bank of Abu Dhabi has improved its ranking moving up three places to third position in the S&P Hawkamah ESG Pan Arab Index.
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank announced that it had reached a large numbers of the Global Village visitors through its Financial Education Campaign.