Wednesday, September 19, 2018

DIFC proposes New Mortgage Model

The proposed Model involves private residential mortgages being funded by the issuance of standardised bonds, creating a large and liquid mortgage bond market.

Tamweel requests share trading in 1 month

Tamweel has requested the resumption of trading in its shares in the next month and is in discussions with the UAE federal government over...

New electronic system for tenders launched

DoF starts publishing its tenders electronically The Department of Finance  recently completed a project to operate electronic tendering systems and electronic registration of suppliers and...

73 percent of UAE residents admit they have debt with UAE...

73 percent of UAE residents surveyed by compareit4me group admitted to having some kind of debt with UAE banks, with credit cards topping the...

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...

Online shopping more popular and easier than ever before

Visa cardholders get access to thousands of U.S stores and a chance to win a FIFA World CupTM ticket package Visa, the leading payment...

Bloomberg announced launch of a Bloomberg Islamic Finance Platform

Bloomberg Professional® service executives today announced the launch of a Bloomberg Islamic...

‘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...

DIFC revises cost of doing business to stimulate further expansion and...

The Dubai International Financial Centre ("DIFC"), the financial and business gateway between the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region ("MEASA") and the world,...

Al Etihad Credit Bureau begins to issue credit reports to individuals...

Al Etihad Credit Bureau (AECB), the federal government company mandated to implement and operate a credit reporting system across the UAE, has begun to...

Sovereign Financial Institutions taxation discussed in Abu Dhabi

Numbers of Sovereign Financial Institutions increased to as many as 40 worldwide since 1950s Sovereign Financial Institutions potential growth expected to range between US$6 and...

Emirates Green Building Council’s to develop green financing scheme

Joins hands with Dubai Carbon Centre for Excellence to address challenges of funding green retrofit projects Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed...

Middle East CFO Optimism at two year low in Q4 of...

Global CFO optimism is wavering, according to a recent study by Deloitte entitled ‘Q4 2011 Global CFO Signals Report’. Conducted on a semi-annual basis...

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...

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...

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...

Protests alter forecasts for premium growth in MENA

The political and social unrest in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will affect the insurance industries of each country to varying degrees

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,...