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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.

March 27, 2013

The Lebanese Central Bank has taken the necessary measures to maintain the stability of local lenders, according to Governor Riad Salameh.
10:07 GMT

The Lebanese Central Bank has taken the necessary measures to maintain the stability of local lenders, according to Governor Riad Salameh.

During the event
08:08 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank is providing a AED 600 million financing facility to Manazel Real Estate to fund the Abu Dhabi-based company’s financial obligations and capital expenditure.

Rohit Walia and Sameena Ahmad received the CSR Label awarded from H.E Hamad Buamim
05:02 GMT
(press release)

Alpen Capital and Bank Sarasin-Alpen became proud recipients of the CSR Label awarded by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry for a second year in a row.

Rick Pudner, Group CEO, Emirates NBD (right) with Frank Gabriel, CEO, Dubai Racing Club
04:35 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD announced that it will once again serve as the official sponsor of the Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint, one of the impressive roster of nine races at the upcoming Dubai World Cup.

March 26, 2013

Abdulla M.S. Abdul Raheem, Deputy Group Chief Executive of NBAD, and Khalaf Sultan Bin Rashed Al Dhaheri, Group Chief Operating Officer and other executives with NBAD's explorers
11:04 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi’s (NBAD) Ambassadors who journeyed to Antarctica with other explorers returned home to promote awareness about the environment and sustainability.

Mr. Omar Kutayba Alghanim, Gulf Bank’s Chairman
09:17 GMT
(press release)

Standard & Poor's (S&P), the world’s leading international credit rating agency, today upgraded Gulf Bank’s long-term credit rating from BBB to BBB+ with a positive outlook.

National Bank of Egypt in Cairo
09:16 GMT

Senior Libyan official denies reports of a $2 billion transfer to Egypt's central bank

Faisal Aqil, Deputy CEO, Consumer Wealth Management, Emirates Islamic Bank
09:02 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Islamic Bank announced today the launch of a special Friday campaign on various financial services and products at its Dubai Festival City branch.

Egypt’s minister of planning and international cooperation Ashraf El-Arabi (Photo: Al-Ahram)
07:36 GMT

Egypt central bank tooking to bolster its depleted foreign currency reserves

National Bank of Abu Dhabi
05:08 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), has received the approvals from the regulatory authorities to repay the remaining amount of AED3 billion to the UAE Ministry of Finance.

Andrew Ball, Head of Retail Banking at IBQ
05:02 GMT
(press release)

The International Bank of Qatar (ibq) is offering an unmatched line-up of benefits and perks to prospects choosing to transfer their salary to the bank, including a free Apple tablet, the iPad mini.

March 25, 2013

Egypt central bank
13:18 GMT

Gaddafi cousin heading the other way in extradition.

A family during FGB and LIC awareness event
11:56 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank organised an informative event for LIC policyholders and FGB Credit Card holders at Al Boom Tourist Village in Dubai to educate them about insurance and pension solutions.

During the signing
11:40 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) in its Dubai premises.

Bahrain, home of Arig HQ
11:04 GMT

Chief exec refuses to speak after a fiery debate with disgruntled shareholders