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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Financial Services

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...

Digital Payments Giant Debuts on Fortune Future 50 List

Debuting on the first-ever Provider Debuts on ? Now that’s priceless. Coming in at No. 14 Mastercard has been recognized as a leader on...

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...

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...

DFSA Issues General Investor Statement on Cryptocurrencies

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) wishes to draw investors’ attention to certain new and evolving online offerings. These product offerings tend to involve...

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...

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...

BofA Merrill Lynch Launches Accelerated Payments to Asia

New Service Uses Smart Routing Technology; Improves Cash Concentration and Visibility by Reducing Delays Common to U.S. Dollar Payments in the Region; Removes Need...

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...

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...

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...

DAFZA is Ranked First Globally by the Financial Times’ fDi Magazine

Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA) has been ranked 1st globally by the Financial Times’ fDi Magazine, Global Free Zones of the Future Rankings and Awards...

VAT in GCC – It’s coming, so how do we get...

To help businesses in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries understand the potential impacts of the implementation of VAT, Deloitte in the Middle East...

Financing still a top challenge for UAE SMEs in 2015

Top sources of funds for SMEs include family and friends, private funding, as well as savings and credit cards A new MEED survey of SMEs...

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...

Al Etihad Credit Bureau begins the issuance of consumer credit reports

Al Etihad Credit Bureau has commenced the issuance of consumer credit reports to banks and financial institutions that have submitted historical credit data to...

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...

ADX, Nasdaq Dubai Sign Index License Agreement

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADX, and Nasdaq Dubai have signed an agreement to develop and launch an Index Futures contract based on the Abu...

ADX approves new regulations for trading, clearance and depositing

The board of directors of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has approved the enforcement of new regulations for its operations including trading, clearance, registering...

Dubai Financial Market launches ETF trading platform

Platform Falls Under New Regulatory Framework And Adheres To Global Best Practices The exchange hosts bell ringing ceremony to celebrate the launch of...

Paying off your debts in UAE

Everybody has financial struggles at some point in their lives. But they can soon spin out of control if you don’t learn to manage...

Digital Finance Can Turbocharge Growth In Emerging Economies

Two billion individuals and 200 million micro, small, and mid-sized businesses in emerging economies today lack access to savings and credit. Even those with...

What Makes The Perfect Mortgage Borrower?

A new infographic summarises the key factors you need to consider before approaching the lenders if you plan to buy a home. Although, criterias...

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...