Abu Dhabi will host a World Bank office

The Executive Committee of Abu Dhabi Executive Council in its meeting yesterday...

FGB, NBAD Merger Creates World’s Largest Financial Institution

FGB and NBAD announce the new name of the combined bank New Bank starts trading on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange under ticker symbol...

First Gulf Bank Q3 Net Profit rises 8%

Consistent net profit growth for the fifth consecutive quarter, Q3 2011 net profit up 8% compared to same quarter last year and 3% compared...

Dubai lslamic Bank launches new Al Islami Online Banking

1.New system offers array of faster and easier transactions 2.Allows access to over 50 different services 3.New system protected by state-of-art security enhancements In line with its...

Financial Health Check program launched during Ramadan in UAE

  Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a top-tier Islamic financial services group, announced today the launch of its Financial Health Check program as part...

EmiratesNBD opens branch in London

UAE Ambassador to the United Kingdom Abdul Rehman Al-Mutawwa opened the new EmiratesNBD Bank. Emirates Bank and the National Bank of Dubai were merged in...

UAE federal Government to move to 3-year budgets

UAE plans a big makeover with regard to its federal budget, like releasing budgets every three years instead of yearly one at present and...

‘Best Home Finance Company’ at Banker Middle East Industry Awards

Tamweel PJSC, the UAE Islamic home finance provider, announced today that it has been named the “Best Home Finance Company” at the Banker Middle...

Best Corporate Card for businesses

Emirates NBD wins award for ‘Best Corporate Card’ at Smart Card Awards Middle East Awarded for distinctive expense management features, and control and savings capability First...

UAE Central Bank to launch discount window for banks

The United Arab Emirates central bank aims to develop its monetary policy framework by launching a discount window to enable banks to borrow intra-day...

Dubai hosts CreditAlliance Regional Meeting

Two-day event organised by Coface and ECIE Dubai will host this year’s regional meeting of the General Organisation of CreditAlliance, a key global association that...

Emirates NBD unveils largest illuminated National Flag in UAE

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, announced today that it is celebrating the 40th UAE National Day by integrating the “Spirit of the Union” theme across a range of activities

Banks offer free air tickets with personal loans

Applies to customers availing personal finance of AED 75,000 and above Includes instalment deferment of up to 60 days, free credit life Takaful insurance and...

How Banks Can Improve Their Social Media Presence

Every week there are new studies that try to analyze the tendencies in social media. Recently, one such study found that the banking industry...

Emirates NBD opens new branch in Muraqqabat

Largest branch in Deira to serve busy business district Offers Retail, Priority and Business banking services under one roof Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the...

First Home-grown Wholesale Islamic Bank to Open in DIFC

Dubai Investments PJSC , the leading diversified investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced plans to lead a consortium of investors...

Bank frauds on rise

Dubai banks customers have been asked to be on alert following recent cases of rise in illegal money transfers. A series of credit card...

Ethica Institute Makes History at Mashreq Bank

For the First Time Ever, Bank-Wide Islamic Finance E-Learning is Now a Reality, Bringing the Still-Booming Islamic Finance Industry One Step Closer to the...