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Emirates NBD Launches IPO Subscription Website

Fully digital platform to support investor participation ahead of upcoming listings on DFM Individual investors to benefit from seamless, paperless journey from subscription to payment Real-time...

One in two Managers Already Testing Tokenised Assets

85% agree that financial service providers who are unprepared for mass tokenisation of assets risk being left behind More than half (52%) of fund managers...
In UAE, the Fintech sector continues to develop

UAE’s Fintech Landscape Continues to Boost Developments, Innovative Solutions

UAE reaches EMEA top ten Fintech deals list in H1’21, says KPMG’s Pulse of Fintech H1 2021 – EMEA report. In the United Arab Emirates...
Neeraj Gupta, CEO, Policybazaar UAE

Policybazaar, Al Etihad Credit Bureau to Run Real-Time Credit Score Eligibility...

PB Fintech FZ (‘Policybazaar UAE’), an online financial aggregator has entered into a technical/API integration with Al Etihad Credit Bureau (AECB) to implement real-time...

How Banking and Financial Software Are Changing The Game

Few industries are more complex or contain more moving parts than the financial and banking industries. On top of this complexity are higher stakes,...

Al Etihad Credit Bureau Completes System Integration with Dubai Courts

Al Etihad Credit Bureau (AECB) today announces it has started including court-ordered payment obligations from Dubai Courts in its Credit Reports, upon completing system integration...

DFM Cancels Minimum Trading Commission

Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that the minimum trading commission will be waived as of 1st of September 2021, as part of its...
Record-Breaking VC Investment in Fintech in First Half Of 2021

Record-Breaking VC Investment in Fintech in First Half Of 2021

KPMG’s Pulse of Fintech reveals investment hit USD 98 billion. USD 98 billion in fintech investment (M&A, PE and VC) in H1’21, compared with USD...
Consumer appetite for digital banking services continues to grow in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

GCC Consumers Opt for Digital Banking Services Post Covid-19

77% of respondents in the GCC access digital banking services at least once a week. 44% are willing to switch to a different bank due...
The UAE will soon be home to GoFinance

Consumer Banking Marketplace Driven By Artificial Intelligence Launches in UAE

The soon to be launched disruptive marketplace will be an end-to-end solution catering to consumer banking, valuation and insurance needs in one ecosystem. The UAE...
Emirates Development Bank [EDB] today announced that it has signed an agreement with Beehive, the UAE’s first Peer-to-Peer lending platform.

Local Bank and Peer-to-Peer Platform to Offer Financing for SMEs

Emirates Development Bank , a key financial enabler of the UAE’s economic diversification and industrial transformation agenda, today announced that it has signed an...
The Ministry of Economy (MoE) held an extensive media briefing on the system for combating money laundering and more.

UAE – A Forerunner in Development of AML Systems; Business Sector...

Ministry organizes media briefing on anti-money laundering & ultimate beneficial owner procedures. The Ministry of Economy (MoE) held an extensive media briefing on the system...

Visa, Airbnb Partner to Get Hosts Paid Faster with Visa Direct

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, and Airbnb, a leading online marketplace for lodging and experiences, today announced Airbnb Hosts in select markets...
corporate debts analysis by Aberdeen Standard Investments

Resilience of Corporate Debt in Emerging Markets Expected to Continue

The percentage of Emerging Market firms defaulting on corporate debts due to the impact of the pandemic is expected to be lower than in...

Soaring Demand Drives Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency Listing

A gold-backed digital asset has been added to a financial advisory and fintech organisation’s cryptocurrency app. deVere Group added Pax Gold (PAXG) to deVere Crypto...

Liv. Launches UAE’s Most Flexible Credit Card

Liv., the digital only lifestyle bank by Emirates NBD, is expanding its millennial-friendly proposition with the launch of a unique credit card programme. The...

Crypto Businesses Now Able to Set Up at DMCC in Dubai

DMCC – the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise – has entered into a memorandum of...

Ministry of Economy: “Real Estate Agents, Gold Dealers, Auditors, B2B Service...

The Ministry of Economy (MoE) called upon business sector and the Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) to expedite registration in the Financial Intelligence...