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Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

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United Arab Emirates

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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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Sunday, 16 August 2015 9:38 AM

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More UAE bank mergers possible, says Al-Ghurair

Thursday, 15 December 2016 2:00 PM

UAE Banks Federation chairman Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair says banking sector is open to strategic mergers

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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Tuesday, 24 March 2009 4:40 PM

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New regulations will help strengthen UAE's banking sector

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 7:50 PM

Brave reforms will foster confidence in the UAE’s business community, but expectations must still calibrate with market realities, says AbdulAziz Al Ghurair

UAE hires Deloitte to study banking interest rates

Monday, 31 October 2016 2:02 PM

EIBOR must properly reflect the cost of funding to banks, says Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

Personal bankruptcy law ‘suicidal’ for UAE, warns banking chief

Monday, 31 October 2016 8:16 AM

Bankrupt expats should declare themselves as such in their home country, says Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

UAE bank liquidity is still good, says Mashreq CEO

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 2:09 PM

Abdul Aziz al-Ghurair says gov't has adequate means to manage liquidity in UAE banking sector

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


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