FGB Launches First Gulf Bank Business School

New institution targeted at staff of FGB and subsidiaries to promote Emiratisation in banking sector Under the patronage of its Chairman HH Sheikh Tahnoon...

Financial systems across the world are stalling

World Economic Forum Financial Development Report 2012 shows that financial systems across the world are stalling Hong Kong tops the Financial Development Index; top six...

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...

UAE Credit Cards immune to Low Interest Rates

Interest rates are the lowest they have been in decades. But there is a little indication the customers of U.A.E. banks are benefiting. This...

Savings account for children unveiled in Dubai

Shaatir Children’s Savings account will help young people reach their financial goals DIB’s first account specifically for children Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) today unveiled its 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...

UAE community’s personal banking and lifestyle habits

Positive feelings towards personal banking over the internet; overwhelming majority keep their personal finances up-to date-and ladies taking the lead in controlling the purse...

Bounced cheques need closer attention

Bounced cheques - dealing with the problem Bounced cheques have turned into an ongoing problem and are on the rise since the beginning of the...

Newcomers to UAE can now benefit from consumer finance products

Complete consumer financing solution includes Personal and Vehicle finance, Credit cards, accounts and online banking Focus on customers with less than six month stay in...

‘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...

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...

Value-packed mortgages for resident expats

Interest rates starting from 4.49 per cent (with fixed rate pricing options for up to 7 years) Up to 85 per cent financing Includes free life,...

MasterCard, Visa warn of credit card data breach

"Massive" breach may affect more than 10 million credit card holders Credit cards compromised between January 21, 2012 and February 25, 2012 MasterCard and Visa said...

Next-generation mobile payment solution launched in UAE

Emirates NBD, Etisalat and Visa  launch next-generation mobile payments solution - MoneyMobile Development of contactless payments using Visa payWave via mobile device NFC mobile payments solution...

UAE bank deposits top a trillion

The UAE's Central Bank announced that total bank deposits in the country increased by 1.5 percent during the month of December 2011 to close...

Money supply in UAE decreased

The UAE's Central Bank announced that money supply M0 (currency in circulation + currency at banks) decreased by 2.1 percent. from AED 53.2 billion...

Commercial Bank International launches Home Loan

Commercial Bank International (CBI) today announced the launch of its new Home Loan product as part of its overall strategy to expand its product...