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A bank assistant counts through money in Lebanon (File/AFP)
July 24, 2014 - 13:29 GMT
U.S. legislation to increase financial sanctions on any organization funding or channeling money to Hezbollah won't have any impact on Lebanon's banking sector, according to a report. A sigh of relief?

March 26, 2013

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

NBAD officials inaugurating the upgraded Business Continuity Centre
08:59 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi upgraded its Business Continuity Centre which is equipped to allow the Bank to continue its operations and support clients in case of emergencies.

Ms. Salma Al Hajjaj, General Manager of Human Resources at Gulf Bank
05:14 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Bank has announced the appointment of Ms. Salma Al Hajjaj as General Manager of Human Resources (HR) at Gulf Bank.

Mr. Wasef Jabsheh, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IGIH
04:36 GMT

International General Insurance Holdings Limited (IGIH) today reported earnings for the 2012 financial year.

March 24, 2013

Rashed Ali Al Ansari, General Manager, Al Ansari Exchange
08:47 GMT
(press release)

Al Ansari Exchange, a UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has announced the launch of a new rewards program for customers transmitting money to Bangladesh.

National Bank of Kuwait
06:21 GMT

NBK has been named the ‘Best Emerging Markets Bank in the Middle East and Kuwait 2013’ for the fourth consecutive year by the prestigious international financial publication Global Finance.

Al Hilal Bank
05:17 GMT
(press release)

Al Hilal Bank, a progressive Islamic bank, has pledged to switch off the lights in all of its branches and offices starting at 9 pm on March 23, 2013 in celebration of ‘Earth Hour.

March 21, 2013

NCB Capital
11:57 GMT
(press release)

NCB Capital believes that the kingdom’s strong macro outlook coupled with the government’s increasing expenditures will continue to support growth in the sector.