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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

March 17, 2013

Gulf Bank team along with KOC management team
04:37 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Bank has sponsored the ‘Fifth Town Hall Meeting and Exhibition between KOC and Contractors’, which was held at the Mishref International Fairgrounds, from 5th - 7th of March 2013.

March 14, 2013

Operation Smile
10:00 GMT
(press release)

Operation Smile UAE announced today that it will be organising a three-day vital cleft care conference in Abu Dhabi next week for Speech and Language therapists from the region, with the support of Gulf Capital.

Mr. Fawzy Al-Thunayan, General Manager of Board Affairs and Ms. Salma Al Hajjaj, General Manager of Human Resources at Gulf Bank along with the winning team
07:14 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Bank has applauded the success of its first Gulf Bank Football Tournament, which was organized by the Bank’s internal communications team to help support and strengthen its relationship with its employees.

The head of the EBRD will visit Jordan next week
07:02 GMT

President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Suma Chakrabarti, will visit Jordan next week.

March 13, 2013

Burgan Bank Group Branch Details
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank Group announced today that it has won the Best Banking Group in MENA award for the second consecutive year from Global Banking & Finance Review.

A group of female participants at the 2013 EAFL were given a guided tour
08:30 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD organised a visit to the Emirates NBD Pearl Museum for the attendees of the Ladies Morning at the 2013 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature.

Nasser Ahmed Khalifa Alsowaidi, the Chairman of NBAD
04:44 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi's annual general meeting held in Abu Dhabi, approved the distribution of cash dividend of 35% and stock dividend of 10% for the financial year ended 31 December 2012.

March 12, 2013

Mastercard Consumer Confidence Infographic
09:19 GMT
(press release)

MasterCard has revealed the results of the latest MasterCard Index of Consumer Confidence.

Tirad Al-Mahmoud receiving the award
08:52 GMT
(press release)

Euromoney magazine has named Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank as the Best Islamic Bank in the UAE and awarded the top-tier financial services group its “Islamic Finance Deal of the Year.

NCB Capital
04:42 GMT
(press release)

NCB Capital expects the long-term outlook to remain strong.

March 11, 2013

Suvo Sarkar, Emirates NBD (right) with Hussain Shaikh, The Emirates Group
10:43 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD and The Emirates Group announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding whereby the bank will provide a pioneering e-letter solution to the employees of the Emirates Group.

NCB Capital Company
07:32 GMT
(press release)

NCB Capital expects strong earnings growth to continue due to expansion through opening stores, margin support from economies of scale and consolidation of fragmented markets.

During the evening
05:03 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Finance recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Finance Dubai, to further develop their strategic partnership.

March 10, 2013

Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund is attracting former French president Nicolas Sarkozy into the private equity game
11:37 GMT

Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund is attracting former French president Nicolas Sarkozy into the private equity game, the Financial Times reported this week.

Ferrari Credit Card
09:22 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank (FGB), one of the major leading banks in the UAE, launched the first-ever Ferrari credit card in the Middle East and Africa.