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DIFC Reaffirms Commitment to Advancing FinTech Ecosystem

New partnership agreement signed with Tribe Accelerator, the first Singapore government supported Blockchain accelerator to collaborate on knowledge sharing and events DIFC Authority...

Dubai Economy Joins 6 Banks to Launch KYC Consortium in UAE

Consortium has Dubai Economy and Emirates NBD Group as founding members along with HSBC, RAKBANK, ADCB, and Commercial Bank of Dubai as early...

Dubai FDI Launches New Services To Support Chinese Investors

‘Dubai Advantage’ mini programme on WeChat will provide updates on opportunities for investment and growth in Dubai Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), an agency...

DIFC Reinforces UAE Government’s Efforts to Support Businesses

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, reinforces its commitment to...

New personal loans system from May 1, 2011

A new retail loan system announced by the Central Bank earlier in 2011 aiming at regulating personal lending will be enforced on May 1,...

Global Takaful market to reach US$25 Bn in 2015

Ernst & Young was recently named Best Advisory Firm at the International Takaful Summit 2011 in London Global Takaful contributions are expected to touch...

Retailers to stop charging surcharge on credit card usage from July...

His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy and Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Consumer Protection, has instructed retailers to stop...

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...

Spotlight on prepaid; up to 60% of payments globally will be...

VRL Financial News conference puts the spotlight on the Middle East prepaid cards market UAE’s prepaid spending expected to reach $18bn by 2015 and...