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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.

February 28, 2013

Board Members During AGM
04:29 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank (FGB), the major leading UAE financial institution, successfully concluded its Annual General Meeting today at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi.

February 27, 2013

During the event
09:37 GMT
(press release)

Standard Chartered has announced the launch of a new Titanium MasterCard Credit Card for customers in the UAE.

HE Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi Inaugurates ADIB’s Women Banking Center “Dana” at Sharjah Ladies Club
09:32 GMT
(press release)

Her Excellency Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurated the latest ADIB’s Women Banking center Dana.

Stephen Jordan, the Group Treasurer of NBAD
08:43 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi has launched a 15-year Uridashi bond worth US$16.6 million.

Nimish Dwivedi, Head of Payments at Mashreq
08:17 GMT
(press release)

In its efforts to continue offering superior Card offerings, leading financial institution Mashreq announced a unique promotion - the extension of the Shopping Festival across all its Credit and Debit Cards.

NCB Capital
07:25 GMT
(press release)

Reviewing the partial regulations for the Saudi Mortgage Law published by SAMA, NCB Capital believes that the regulations are positive and will impact the banking sector in the medium to long term.

February 26, 2013

Egypt plans to raise as much as $1 billion by June from the sale of its first Sukuk.
09:57 GMT

Egypt plans to raise as much as $1 billion by June from the sale of its first Sukuk.

Balance sheets for Lebanese financial institutions are starting to look health, increasing by 14 per cent
07:30 GMT

According to the latest statistics from Lebanon's Central Bank, the balance sheets of financial institutions increased by 14 per cent.

February 25, 2013

During the event
09:15 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a top-tier Islamic financial services institution group, has been named the “Best Overall Islamic Bank in the World” by Islamic Finance News (IFN).

Rashed Ali Al Ansari, General Manager, Al Ansari Exchange
08:59 GMT
(press release)

Al Ansari Exchange, a UAE based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has announced the launch of its ‘Pay & Win’ promotion.

During the Global Financial Markets Forum
08:10 GMT

The 2013 Global Financial Markets Forum (GFMF) kicks-off on Wednesday, 27th February 2013 at Abu Dhabi’s Emirates Palace, by speeches from renowned policymakers.

February 24, 2013

Primary investigations revealed that the suspect is also involved in promoting and selling fake bank notes
11:54 GMT

A UAE man was caught allegedly consuming the snacks he pretended to shop for at a local grocery store in one of Abu Dhabi's malls. The 'paper chase' didn't end there as the crook tried to swallow the fraudulent bank notes on his person.

Dr. Adnan Chilwan, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, DIB
11:44 GMT
(press release)

Following approval from the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA), Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC (DIB) has published its formal offer for the shares in Tamweel PJSC it does not currently own.

During the event
11:30 GMT
(press release)

International Bank of Qatar has been recently recognized for the second year running with a Euromoney award, being awarded the “Best Private Bank for Privacy and Security in Qatar” award by Euromoney.

Al Ramz Securities
08:22 GMT
(press release)

Al Ramz Securities, one of the UAE’s leading brokerage houses, posted a market-value trade of AED 2.17 billion to emerge as the country’s top broker for the month of January 2013.