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The existing management of liquidity is limiting the growth of the global Islamic banking market, and how standardisation and innovation can offer a solution to this.
July 21, 2014 - 21:44 GMT
Traditionally, Islamic products have been designed by financiers from conventional backgrounds, who try to base them on conventional products

April 9, 2013

USAID has launched a scheme to boos economic growth with the Libyan diaspora community
11:29 GMT

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Western Union have launched the Libya Diaspora Marketplace (LDM), designed to boost economic growth.

Mr. Vikram Issar - General Manager, Consumer Banking at Gulf Bank
08:16 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Bank has announced the appointment of Mr. Vikram Issar as General Manager of Consumer Banking, who joined the Bank in March 2013.

April 8, 2013

Gulf Bank
06:07 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Bank announced that its VISA credit cardholders can now enjoy exclusive deals provided by VISA International through Groupon Middle East.

Chairman HE Yousef Hussain Kamal
05:52 GMT
(press release)

QNB Group has announced its financial results for the three months ended 31 March 2013.

April 7, 2013

Jamal Bin Ghalaita, Chief Executive Officer, Emirates Islamic Bank
10:57 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Islamic Bank announced the launch of the new Emirates Islamic Bank Rewards Credit Card, which is designed for customers looking to manage their day to day expenses.

Dubai Islamic Bank
06:16 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC (DIB) today announced that having received the necessary regulatory and Government approvals, the bank has repaid the AED 3,752,543,000 deposit, in fullز

During the Conference
06:05 GMT
(press release)

Jordan Ahli Bank was invited to participate at the Enterprise Conference, organized by the British Embassy in Jordan.

Michel Accad, Gulf Bank’s Chief Executive Officer
05:54 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Bank has announced that it will be the lead sponsor of the forthcoming 5th Euromoney Conference, which is taking place on 8 April 2013 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Kuwait.

Egypt's Net International Reserves (NIR) fell by around $84 million in March
03:10 GMT

Egypt's Net International Reserves (NIR) fell by around $84 million in March, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has announced.

April 4, 2013

Eighty per cent of Arab banks are in a position to meet new international regulations, a banking chief has said
13:48 GMT

Eighty per cent of Arab banks are in a position to meet new international regulations on the level of reserves they need to hold while all banks in Bahrain meet these standards, said a top official.

Trading in Arab Bank helped push the Amman Stock Exchange to record highs on Wednesday
09:36 GMT

Trading volumes on the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) hit a record level on Wednesday due to the internal transfer of Arab Bank shares held by Lebanon's Hariri family.

April 3, 2013

Bronze award
11:40 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD has won the bronze prize in the Best Sports Sponsorship category at the prestigious Sports Industry Awards.

Alpen Capital receives Best Research House Award
11:19 GMT
(press release)

Alpen Capital was honoured as the Best Research House at the Banker Middle East Product Awards 2013.

Visa team at the Bahrain Forum
11:14 GMT
(press release)

Visa in association with the Bahrain Association of Banks hosted the Bahrain Payment Risk Forum yesterday [April 2, 2013] at the Gulf Hotel, Bahrain.

National Bank of Abu Dhabi
05:35 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi announced the appointment of Alex Thursby as Group Chief Executive with effect from 1st July 2013 in succession to Michael H. Tomalin who has previously announced his retirement.