Financial Services

5 Tips To Ensure Your Financial Investments Are Safe

The law governing financial crimes right across the UAE has been tightened up with the establishment of the Dubai Economic Security Centre. This body,...

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...

Opportunity to develop local asset-management industry

The accumulated assets of a UAE pensions system would probably run into hundreds of billions of dollars, granting a significant opportunity to develop a local asset-management industry.

Small business finance in the search of innovative solutions

Alternative Financing - the small business finance alternative during economic uncertainty As a consequence of the distressed and even recovering economy, few commercial lenders are...

Tamweel first half 2011 net profit rises to AED 54.9 million

Second quarter net profit reaches AED 27.7 million Positive performance follows resumption of trading in company shares, equity participation by Dubai Islamic Bank Company continues...

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...

Dubai Islamic Insurance & Reinsurance Co. (Aman) ‘BBB’ Ratings Assigned

Dubai Islamic Insurance and Reinsurance Company (Aman) has announced that its Credit Rating within Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has increased reflecting Aman's good...

Gold, Oil, and the Commodity Currencies Seminar

Varengold Bank FX, a brand of Varengold Wertpapierhandelsbank AG, presents an Arabic language seminar on investing in Gold, Oil, and the...

Global Islamic Finance Industry Targets AED7.3 Trillion (US$2 Trillion) in the...

Innovation and product diversification to drive growth of Islamic finance industry The global Islamic finance industry has been forecasted to touch the AED7.3 trillion...

MoF Shares Federal Budget Automation with Qatar Foundation Delegation

Ministry of Finance (MoF) received the delegation of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QFESCD) at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi and...

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...

UAE Ministry of Finance organizes a Train-the-Trainers Course

In a step that aims at developing the skills of the Ministry of Finance’s trainers and HR personnel, the Ministry partnered with...

AXA Insurance Gulf launches its online services

1. Customers can now buy and renew motor policies online 2. Get a quote in less than a minute 3. 5% discount for buying a new...

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...

NBAD ARROW Mobile App wins Best Mobile Payment Application

Designed to recognise outstanding achievements which have positively contributed to the development of the smart card and mobile money industry in the Middle East,...

GoldMoney Completes “GoldMoney Standard” Testing

GoldMoney, one of the world’s largest providers of physical bullion for investors, has completed testing of all the gold bars stored for customers in...

‘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

Emirates Post and Jordan Post launch express money transfer service to...

People in the UAE will be able to send 'International Express Money Orders' to Jordan through the postal network, powered by UPU's...

MENA Private Equity Association launches at DIFC

The MENA Private Equity Association announced its official launch at the Dubai International Finance Centre this week.

Western Union Commits $100,000 to Flood Relief Efforts in Pakistan

To help the victims of Pakistan’s natural disaster of heavy rains and flooding affecting upwards of 14 million people, The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU),...

Opportunity for financial service providers: Reverse Mortgage

A popular and commonly used financial facility in the United States and Europe, with unexplored yet potential in the Middle East, is the Reverse...

Ernst & Young Reports 2011 Global Revenues of US$22.9 Billion

Good growth across all service lines Emerging markets saw combined revenue growth of 20% Headcount at an all time high of 152,000 Ernst & Young today announced...

‘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...