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January 17, 2019 - 11:51 GMT
The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of the UAE, held its first meeting for 2019 following its restructuring, on 14th January 2019, at the Central Bank Head Office – Abu Dhabi, under the chairmanship of H.E. Hareb Masood Al Darmaki, the Chairman of the Board.
CBI decided to take a more moderate stance toward the digital money and blockchain technology following the imposition of a new round of U.S. sanctions. (Shutterstock)
January 17, 2019 - 09:54 GMT
In April 2018, the Central Bank of Iran banned domestic banks and people from dealing in foreign cryptocurrency because of money laundering and financing risks.
Mr. Hisham Alrayes, CEO of GFH Financial Group
January 16, 2019 - 12:43 GMT
GFH Financial Group, today announced that it has acquired Westside Office Business Park in Hemel Hempstead.
The GCC banking sector has many banks serving small populations, driving intense competition and aggressive pricing policies. (Shutterstock)
January 16, 2019 - 09:03 GMT
Recent merger and acquisition activity among GCC banks is beneficial for the sector as it will ease overcapacity and boost profitability through synergies and increased pricing power, Moody's Investors Service said in a new report.
Emirates NBD.
January 16, 2019 - 07:44 GMT
Non-oil private sector growth in Dubai eased in December.
QNB Group serves a customer base of more than 23 million customers with more than 29,000 staff resources operating from more than 1,100 locations and 4,400 ATMs.
January 16, 2019 - 06:59 GMT
QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2018.
During the event
January 15, 2019 - 09:42 GMT
Sohar International recently organised a formal dinner event in honour of the Ministry of Health achievement in breaking the Guinness World Record with the National Blood Donation Drive.
Money Transfers to Be Paid in Lebanese Local Currency Instead of US Dollar (Shutterstock)
January 15, 2019 - 08:04 GMT
All money transfer offices must pay cash wired electronically from abroad to the recipients in Lebanese pounds only and not in U.S. dollars, Lebanon’s Central Bank announced Monday.
Harish Gopinath, partner and head of KPMG Enterprise at KPMG in Bahrain
January 15, 2019 - 07:50 GMT
As part of KPMG in Bahrain’s its ongoing initiatives to support the development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), the firm is gearing up to host the Entrepreneurs Forum seminar on Tuesday 22 January 2019 at Radisson Blu Hotel.
During the event
January 14, 2019 - 08:46 GMT
Burgan Bank recently hosted the Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) at its headquarters to honour their continued commitment to workplace safety and civic responsibilities.
Suvo Sarkar, Senior Executive Vice President & Group Head – Retail, Banking and Wealth Management, Emirates NBD
January 14, 2019 - 07:40 GMT
Emirates NBD and Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai today launched the Emirates NBD Skywards Savings Account and Visa Debit Card, the UAE’s first banking solution to earn Skywards Miles when a customer saves and spends.
During the event
January 14, 2019 - 06:55 GMT
Citi UAE announced the opening of its Citigold Lounge in Abu Dhabi designed to provide enhanced professional wealth management services across the UAE.
The UAE is among the fastest growing markets for UK services globally, with total services trade at GBP5.6 billion with the UAE, up 90 percent over the last decade. (Shutterstock)
January 13, 2019 - 12:17 GMT
The UAE is among the fastest growing markets for UK services globally, with total services trade at GBP5.6 billion with the UAE, up 90 percent over the last decade.
Soren Nikolajsen, Managing Director of Alawwal bank
January 13, 2019 - 09:22 GMT
Alawwal bank has partnered with leading global tech firm Reaktor to train its entire workforce on the basics of artificial intelligence (AI).
Jeyapriya Partiban delivering the opening speech
January 13, 2019 - 09:13 GMT
Around 150 senior executives from the Bahrain’s business community attended the business seminar on the new Personal Data Protection law organized by KPMG in Bahrain at the Downtown Rotana.
During the event
January 13, 2019 - 07:19 GMT
The National Bank of Oman (NBO) marked the end of 2018 awarding OMR 500,000 to two winners of the Al Kanz Mega Draw.