Monday, February 19, 2018

Financial Services

DFM Mobile App Goes Live

Investors’ connection with Dubai Financial Market (DFM) trading activity and services has been made easier with DFM’s new smart services application, which provides investors...

Electronic IPO Services Highlighted at ADX

ADX hosts session on new Electronic IPO (eKtetab) services with leading UAE banks Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), the region’s leading financial market, recently held...

Retail loans expected to lift earnings for UAE banks

Commenting on the Retail loans expected to lift earnings for UAE banks, Clint Dempsey who is is a Principal Associate in the Banking and...

Western Union Enables Money Transfers via Messenger

Western Union, a leader in global payments, today announced an innovative and compelling way for Facebook Messenger users in the U.S. to send money...

Moving Money to Dubai

International money transfers are a significant topic for discussion for the 7.8m expatriates living in the UAE. It’s more of an issue in Dubai...

Bitcoin in UAE?

The United Arab Emirates is joining the Bitcoin mania. Earlier this week, it was announced that an Australian company will launch the first exchange...

UAE Central Bank announced mortgage-loans limits

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates last week approved the decision to increase the recently proposed mortgage-loans limits. Initially, the proposed mortgage...

Management Accountants Optimistic About Future Earning and Learning

“Never better time to be a management accountant” Pay levels for management accountants are performing well against the backdrop of low global inflation. The latest annual...

Dubai, Abu Dhabi Among Top Global Financial Centers

The growth of Asian economies is fuelling the importance of Asian financial centers such as Hong Kong, Singapore, and Tokyo. Although Dubai and Abu...

Personal loans limit may be removed soon

New rules could allow loans of up to 50 times an applicants’ monthly salary The draft of a new system for approval of personal...

Will looming VAT, corporate tax hurt UAE expats?

For millions of expats working in the country, the fear of having to pay levies is very real, observes Saad Maniar… Over the years, one...

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...

Another step closer to VAT implementation in GCC

The Ministry of Finance in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently launched a series of Value Added Tax (VAT) and excise awareness sessions...

Start Path Global Startups Forecast a Fintech Future

Mastercard Start Path Global Startups Forecast a Fintech Future Applications currently being accepted for Start Path Global 2017 summer class Today, Mastercard announced opening...

Smartphone penetration gives UAE edge in real-time trading

A recent study by Google Inc. found that the smartphone penetration in the United Arab Emirates is 62%. One of the highest smartphone penetration...

Mobile Money Make International Remittances Cheaper

The GSMA today issued a report entitled, ‘Driving a Price Revolution: Mobile Money in International Remittances’ that looks at the impact of mobile money...

Methaq Takaful Insurance extends discount offers

Methaq Takaful Insurance Company extends its discount offers launched in Ramadan to Eid Al Adha and opened the BlackBerry service to communicate with the...

Emirates Money opens first branch in Abu Dhabi

Consumer finance company offers comprehensive loan solutions Enables customers to meet personal and business requirements Emirates Money, a consumer finance company and wholly owned subsidiary...

Tax reform in the GCC approaching

Tax reform in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region is a matter of when, not if, and Saudi Arabia is not immune. The Kingdom,...

Digital Financing Solutions for Startups Launched in Dubai

MBRF and Beehive join hands to provide digital financing solutions for startups Partnership will enable SME to use FinTech to secure funds for growth and...

DGCX wins Exchange of the Year Award 2016

The Exchange continued its growth trend with an average open interest reaching a high of over 460,155 lots valuing an average of US$ 7.61...

‘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...

Bank offers up to $5 million in mortgages for properties in...

Underscoring an emerging positive sentiment in the property market, Standard Chartered is...

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...