Financial Services

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...

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...

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...

Leading American bank sells international wealth management business to Swiss private...

International Wealth Management Businesses outside the United States to be Sold to Julius Baer Group Bank of America Corporation announced today that it has agreed...

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...

Mobile expats miss out on benefits package

International companies should take a holistic approach as survey reveals that mobile expats miss out on benefits package, according to Michael Thraves, Financial Planner...

Dubai International Financial Centre Authority splits to prepare for next phase...

The Board of Directors of the Dubai International Financial Centre Authority (DIFCA) today announces changes to its structure and its senior management team responsible...

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...

‘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...

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...

Islamic comprehensive motor insurance launched

Starting from 2.6 % of the vehicle's value A new tempting promotion on motor comprehensive insurance by Methaq In the framework of the persistent initiatives of...

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...

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...

Exclusive offers on banking products for Dubai Police

Emirates NBD strengthens relationship with Dubai Police with exclusive offers for employees Limited period special offers for Dubai Police staff to increase market share in...

First Financial Services Association to be established in UAE

A group of leading financial institutions in the United Arab Emirates have established the Financial Services Association (UAE), the first of its kind; a...

Regulatory uncertainty tops organizational risks for senior executives

Large institutions may suffer hit to normalized earnings as a result of re-regulation Deloitte identifies five key industry drivers to impact global financial institutions For the...

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...

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...

World’s oldest insurance rating company sets up office in DIFC

A.M. Best is pleased to announce that it has obtained the necessary approvals to establish within the Dubai International Financial Centre in Dubai, UAE....

Commercial Bank International launches Home Loan

Commercial Bank International (CBI) today announced the launch of its new Home Loan product as part of its overall strategy to expand its product...

Number One Brokerage Firm in UAE

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a top-tier Islamic financial group, announced today that ADIB Securities, its brokerage subsidiary, was ranked number one brokerage firm...

UAE to establish Institution for Registration of Mortgage Capital Assets

Proposal for a new law regarding guaranteed mortgage transactions Establishment of electronic guarantees record; creating awareness; providing training sessions In line with its commitment to promote...

Ministry of Finance meets training centres for employee development

Ministry of Finance held annual meeting with a number of development and training centres, to better familiarize itself with different training partners

Top tips for making most of your money abroad

Here we look at the top tips for making the most of your money when moving abroad: Savings, Taxes, Pensions, Medical insurance, Financial Planning