Monday, July 16, 2018

Financial Services

AMAN’s AGM approves 7.5% bonus shares

Dubai Islamic Insurance and Reinsurance Company (AMAN) has successfully concluded its Annual General Meeting (AGM) yesterday (March 22, 2011) at ‘The Emirates Towers’ Hotel...

‘Equity Manager of the Year’ goes to Emirates NBD Asset Management

Emirates NBD Asset Management Limited announced it has won award for “Equity Manager of the Year” at the Global Investor – Middle East Asset Management & Brokerage Awards

HSBC eases requirements for Home Loans in Dubai

HSBC Holdings is making it easier for home buyers to get home loans in Dubai, as one of the real estate market shows signs of improvement.

Graduation of the 1st batch of senior auditors and information security...

Major General Mattar Salim bin Mosaied Neyadi, General Director of the Electronic Services and Communications at the Ministry of Interior attended the...

MENA Corp and ZagTrader launch new Online Trading Platform

Premier financial services group MENA CORP has partnered with the Middle East's most sophisticated trading platform, ZagTrader, to launch MENA TRADE, a new fully...

Nine out of ten UAE home buyers now end-users

Nine out of ten home buyers in the UAE are now end-users, representing a significant shift in the country’s real estate sector, according to...

Verify your mortgage calculator

Before you start browsing the classifieds and cruising open houses, you need to know how much of a living space  you can afford and...

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...

The next crisis: Credit Card Debt

Together with the financial crisis, the banking crisis, the mortgage crisis and the employment crisis, we are on the verge of experiencing a credit...

Workshop on Tax Agreement Principles, International Tax Systems

Ministry of Finance organised a workshop on practical applications of principles of tax agreements and international tax systems in partnership with Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

MENA Private Equity Association launches Online Directory

The MENA Private Equity Association has today launched a free directory aimed at entrepreneurs and businesses looking for venture capital funding. Over 50 VC...

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.

American Express® Middle East launches ‘Choose your Prize’ campaign

Campaign to make using American Express Cards even more rewarding Monthly raffle draw gives Cardmembers flexibility to select prizes that match their lifestyles In line with...

Dubai’s Islamic Financial Services Firms to Support the Development of Islamic...

The second Islamic Financial Services Mission, organised by Dubai Export Development Corporation, ended in a high note with further dialogues already in progress with...

UAE looks forward to direct debiting

According to sources from within the banking industry, a new federal direct debiting system has been introduced by the UAE Central Bank. Last week,...

Dubai eGovernment’s ePay generates AED 1.7 billion in H1, 2011

There is an increase of 55 percent in amounts collected through Dubai eGovernment's ePay payment gateway in the first half of 2011 compared to...

Reinsurance demand strong as primary market expands in MENA region

The reinsurance environment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is stagnant in many aspects, although it also contains many elements that...

Emcredit’s ISO 27001 information security certification reaffirmed

Retains certification for second consecutive year Underlines international standards followed for data collection and dissemination process Emcredit the...

GFH announces the appointment of executive Chairman and new capital program

Gulf Finance House B.S.C. (GFH) today announced the appointment of Esam Janahi as Executive Chairman and the launch of a new capital program. Following...

NCR First in UAE to Introduce Bitcoin ATMs

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced that it has teamed-up with CoinHub, a cryptocurrency exchange in the UAE,...

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...

Middle East investment banking fees up 22%

Thomson Reuters released its investment banking analysis for the Middle East region for the first nine months of 2013.

Abu Dhabi Department of Finance hosts workshop on ‘New Government Accounting...

Abu Dhabi Government department accounting is being unified to ensure improved consistency, transparency and accountability DoF has taken lead...

Emirates NBD to showcase consumer finance products at Arabian Centre mall

Emirates NBD, the Middle East’s largest bank by asset size, announced today that it will host a week-long campaign showcasing the bank’s...