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The move has been a long time coming. Saudi authorities have slowly unrolled a plan to liberalise the market spanning a decade, and pursued a long- term reform agenda.
September 22, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
reign investors are salivating at the prospect of investing in Saudi Arabia’s well developed but frontier market with a string of world-class companies that have remained largely out of the portfolio of global fund managers.

June 5, 2013

Mohammad Al-Hashel, the governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait
05:30 GMT

SINGAPORE: Islamic banks can help finance Asia’s burgeoning infrastructure investment needs while continuing to adhere to fundamental Sharia tenets, executives said yesterday.

June 4, 2013

Claude-Henri Chavanon, Group Chief Investment Officer, NBAD
09:40 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, has appointed Claude-Henri Chavanon as the Group Chief Investment Officer and Head of the Investment Group of NBAD.

Al Hilal Bank
09:02 GMT
(press release)

Al Hilal Bank has announced that it will continue its sustainability efforts of switching off the lights in its branches and offices after working hours.

During the event
07:30 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Bank’s new Chairman Omar Alghanim teamed up with Professor Srikant Datar of Harvard Business School to host a leadership development program for Gulf Bank’s experienced executives in Kuwait.

June 3, 2013

Thai currency
13:18 GMT

State-owned Islamic Bank of Thailand plans to increase its capital by 7.11 billion baht ($234.9 million) and issue a 5 billion baht sukuk, the country's first-ever Islamic bond, the bank said on Monday.

During the event
10:34 GMT
(press release)

Doha Bank, the leading private commercial bank in Qatar, was named the winner of the eBanking 2013 Excellence Award during the 18th Middle East Excellence Awards held in Dubai at the Ritz Carlton, DIFC, Dubai.

Jordan Ahli Bank with Rosary College
08:32 GMT
(press release)

Jordan Ahli Bank sponsored the Little League Football Tournament hosted at the Marj Al Hamam Rosary College.

June 2, 2013

Saif Al Mansoori (centre), Al Fardan and Eriksson with senior officials from Emirates NBD and Al Nasr Club
13:12 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD when they came face to face with Swedish football veteran, Sven-Göran Eriksson and rising UAE professional footballer, Habib Al Fardan at the bank premises.

HR World Finance Award
11:24 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced that it has won the coveted ‘Best Employee Development in GCC’ award from World Finance.

Al Hilal Bank
09:54 GMT
(press release)

Al Hilal Bank has announced that its Al Hilal GCC Equity Fund, an open-ended fund launched in April 2011, has returned 11.80 per cent since beginning of this year.

During the event
06:19 GMT
(press release)

Jordan Ahli Bank recently sponsored the primary school sports day hosted at the New English School in Amman.

May 30, 2013

Fawaz Abusneineh Sedef Gunsur, and Shaikh Alawi Ahmed receive the award
09:29 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi was named the Best Debt Capital Markets House in the Middle East and the UAE by the prestigious Euromoney magazine in its Euromoney 2013 Awards for Excellence.

Emirates NBD Kilimanjaro Challengers
05:35 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, has organised a trip to Mount Kilimanjaro, in Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania.

Emirates Securities Market
05:00 GMT

Stocks in Dubai and Abu Dhabi continued to rise, with their benchmark measures gaining for the third straight day yesterday.

May 29, 2013

Head of Retail banking, Farhad Irani with Mashreq senior staff at the launch
14:03 GMT
(press release)

All research shows that UAE customers are constantly on the lookout for better service, enhanced products and most of all, simplicity.