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Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

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Abdulaziz Al Ghurair is chairman of Mashreq, the bank his father founded during the Gulf’s first oil boom in the 1960s.

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Monday, 13 June 2011 12:07 PM

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Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair: The UAE's top banker on the road ahead for the sector

Thursday, 20 August 2015 10:29 AM

In an exclusive interview, the chairman of the UAE Banks Federation and CEO of Mashreq Bank, one of the country’s largest private banks, talks candidly about acquisitions, the lack of a savings culture...

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair: UAE wealth “has destroyed culture of saving”

Sunday, 16 August 2015 9:38 AM

The boss of Mashreq Bank has urged Emiratis to save more and borrow less to support the economy

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Arab tycoons should give more to charity, says Al Ghurair

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 3:48 PM

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair calls on the emirate to 'institutionalise' philanthropy as family launches education foundation

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More bounced cheques if practice decriminalised, says Mashreq CEO

Monday, 17 August 2015 2:09 PM

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair claims people would stop honouring their financial commitments

UAE credit growth expected around 2% in 2015 - Mashreq CEO

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 1:58 PM

Abdul Aziz al-Ghurair also forecasts that UAE banking sector will see profits rise to about 10% this year

Dubai's Mashreq interested in Citigroup's Egypt retail business

Sunday, 18 January 2015 2:49 PM

Bank's CEO Abdul Aziz al-Ghurair says Mashreq is holding talks with Citi on the matter

“UAE not ready to decriminalise bounced cheques,” says Mashreq boss

Thursday, 18 September 2014 9:08 AM

AbdulAziz Al Ghurair, chairman of the UAE Banks Federation, says the paper payment is still crucial to the financial system

Just three of world’s richest Arabs from UAE

Sunday, 16 December 2012 9:46 AM

Mashreq's Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair is highest ranked UAE national with US$6.4bn

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Dubai's Mashreq sees lower bank sector growth

Wednesday, 5 October 2011 12:26 PM

UAE's banking sector may see 10-15% profit growth in 2012, Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair says

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Sunday, 3 June 2007 12:00 AM

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