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Bullish comments about Arabtec and its shares by then-chief executive Hasan Ismaik, who resigned in June, helped to fuel investor interest in the stock.
July 8, 2014 - 15:34 GMT
in a statement after its chief executive met with heads of the central bank, the economy ministry and the Dubai and Abu Dhabi stock exchanges.

April 29, 2013

Jordan Ahli Bank Cleanup Campaign
05:42 GMT
(press release)

Jordan Ahli Bank observed World Environment Day on April 13th 2013, organizing a cleanup campaign at the Dead Sea Public Beach.

Egypt is negotiating the interest rate on $3 billion worth of Egyptian bonds that Qatar agreed to purchase
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Egypt is negotiating the interest rate on $3 billion worth of Egyptian treasury bonds that Qatar committed to buying earlier this month, Planning Minister Ashraf El-Araby has said in comments reported by state-owned Al-Ahram daily.

April 28, 2013

During the event
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(press release)

Burgan Bank recently hosted the 1st Internal Audit Conference for Banking Industry in Kuwait, which took place recently at the Sheraton Kuwait Hotel.

FGB's Stand at Al Ain Education and Career Fair
05:58 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank (FGB), one of the major leading banks in the UAE, participated in the Al Ain Education and Career Fair 2013, which took place from April 22- 24.

Arab Bank has said that a New york court has rejected some claims that it provided funding  to terrorist organisations
03:51 GMT

Arab Bank on Thursday said a New York federal court has rejected some of the lawsuits filed against the financial institution that alleged it provided banking services to terrorist groups.

April 25, 2013

UAE Exchange
12:53 GMT

Smart Pay, UAE Exchange’s Payroll Solution brand held its first ever Smart Pay HR Summit in Dubai providing a platform for HR professionals to review WPS and refocus on HR skills.

Michael H. Tomalin, the Group Chief Executive of NBAD
12:23 GMT

Global Finance, the prestigious financial magazine, named the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) the Best Bank in the UAE in its Best Emerging Markets Banks 2013 ranking.

Al Hilal Bank
11:48 GMT
(press release)

Al Hilal Bank, AHB, has acted as the Manager in the UAE on the establishment of MYR 1,000,000,000 Malaysian Ringgit Sukuk Programme by Al Bayan Group Holding Company.

During the event
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(press release)

Emirates NBD announced that its Business Banking segment has won the Banker Middle East Product Award 2013, for Best SME Internet Banking Service.

FGB receiving the award during the award ceremony
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First Gulf Bank was awarded for the second time in a row as the “Best Local Bank in the United Arab Emirates” for 2012 during EMEA Finance’s Annual Middle East Banking Awards.

April 24, 2013

Marios Maratheftis, Head of Macro Research, Standard Chartered Bank, and Samiran Chakraborty, Head of Research, India, Standard Chartered Bank taken during the briefing session
11:16 GMT
(press release)

Standard Chartered today hosted a Macro-Economic briefing session titled: ”Transforming, Rebalancing, and Outperforming” for its corporate clients in Dubai.

During the event
11:08 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) and Mohammed bin Rashid Establishment for SME (MBRE) held a government procurement forum today at Raffles Hotel.

April 23, 2013

The majority of Dubai residents are concerned about increasing living costs
13:27 GMT

The majority of Dubai residents are concerned about increasing living costs, a survey has found, at a time of rising inflation and spiraling property rents.

Orascom's share on the Egyptian stock market were suspended on Tuesday
12:58 GMT

Trading in shares of Orascom Construction Industries (OCI), Egypt’s biggest private construction firm, was suspended on Tuesday.