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Qatar ranked top financial centre in the region

Qatar ranked top financial centre in the region

Tuesday, 1 October 2013 5:42 PM

Qatar’s improving infrastructure, low taxation and strong economy ranks the country the top financial centre in the Middle East

Barclays shuts down UAE bank accounts

Barclays shuts down UAE bank accounts

Tuesday, 1 October 2013 4:28 PM

Around 500 business and personal customers have their accounts frozen, no reason given

UAE to launch direct debit banking from Oct 5

UAE to launch direct debit banking from Oct 5

Tuesday, 1 October 2013 3:50 PM

Central Bank confirmed it had completed the registration process for banks and finance companies

Abu Dhabi's Al Hilal Bank launches $500m debut sukuk

Abu Dhabi's Al Hilal Bank launches $500m debut sukuk

Tuesday, 1 October 2013 2:46 PM

Citigroup, HSBC, NBAD and Standard Chartered involved in arranging the deal

MidEast most worried about inheritance: report

MidEast most worried about inheritance: report

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 9:58 AM

Region also taking more investment risks than rest of the world, global survey finds

New ways to protect and grow your portfolio

New ways to protect and grow your portfolio

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 1:33 PM

Investors are increasingly looking for a trusted ‘co-pilot’ to help them navigate the new global investment environment, says Ali Janoudi

The investment house view

The investment house view

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 10:52 AM

Expert advisory skills and a good relationship are best complemented by in-depth financial and market knowledge, argues Ali Janoudi

UAE lifts ban on loan transfers for nationals

UAE lifts ban on loan transfers for nationals

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 1:40 PM

The conditions will help avoid abuses and better regulate loan transfers, say bankers

Man City owner sells Barclays stake for $3.7bn

Man City owner sells Barclays stake for $3.7bn

Saturday, 20 July 2013 10:17 AM

Sheikh Mansour sold 6 percent stake last month according to filings

Qatar police raid investment firm’s office and arrest CEO

Qatar police raid investment firm’s office and arrest CEO

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 2:35 PM

Authorities have issued warning to Singapore after the company moved its offices to the Asian country

Qatar Islamic Bank Q2 net profit slips 2.9%

Qatar Islamic Bank Q2 net profit slips 2.9%

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 1:53 PM

Lender's net profit for the three months to June 30 reach $93.1 million

UAE bank postpones loan payments during Ramadan

UAE bank postpones loan payments during Ramadan

Sunday, 14 July 2013 4:03 PM

Ajman Bank said instalments will be delayed free of charge

Dubai's Mashreq's 2013 retail banking profit to double

Dubai's Mashreq's 2013 retail banking profit to double

Sunday, 14 July 2013 2:06 PM

The emirate's third largest listed bank made a net profit of $356.7 million in 2013

UAE's ADIB arranges $360m facility for Gulf Marine

UAE's ADIB arranges $360m facility for Gulf Marine

Sunday, 7 July 2013 2:22 PM

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank closes deal which includes finance to buy two new vessels

Saudi Arabia writes off $5.3bn loans

Saudi Arabia writes off $5.3bn loans

Sunday, 7 July 2013 12:10 PM

Finance minister says action take to write off loans taken out by Saudi nationals - report


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