Finance & Banking

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Posted: 11-08-2011
UAE. Dubai state companies are securing bank financing as the latest tumult in global markets fails to derail the emirate's recovery from the 2009 debt crisis. Dubai Holding LLC, one of the three main state-owned holding companies, reached an accord with lenders to extend a US$1.16 billion loan to December 2016, according to a company official. Port & Free Zone World FZE, an intermediate holding company for port operator DP World Ltd. (DPW), is raising US$850 million to refinance debt, three bankers familiar with the plan said. Investment Corporation of Dubai said on August 8 it will rep
Posted: March 25, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. SHUAA REIT is a closed-ended publicly traded real estate investment fund, approved by the Capital Market Authority (CMA) of Saudi Arabia.
Posted: March 25, 2019
BAHRAIN. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) approved the consolidated financial statements for 2018.
Posted: March 25, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. The updated Framework reflects the skills management accountants will need to remain relevant and be future-ready.
Posted: March 25, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. STV, the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region's largest venture capital fund, announced that Luca Barbi has joined the firm as COO.
Posted: March 24, 2019
SINGAPORE. Mr Lim Ming Yan, Former CEO of Capitaland, to Chair Tembusu's China Advisory Board.
Posted: March 24, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Recognised for variety, technical achievement and originality, winners top 12 different categories.
Posted: March 22, 2019
LEBANON. To alleviate the environmental impact of its operations, the bank launched a carpooling service for its staff in collaboration with the carpooling mobile application.
Posted: March 21, 2019
LONDON. The transaction involved the issuance by Emirates NBD Bank PJSC of US$1bn perpetual AT1 capital securities.
Posted: March 21, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. The seminars will be held in Jeddah on March 24, Khobar on March 26 and Riyadh on March 28, 2019.
Posted: March 21, 2019
UAE. 300 delegates from the industry convened at the one-day summit held in Dubai; "FinTech holds the strongest potential to impact the ME economy with the potential of open banking to transform the services available to consumers."
Posted: March 20, 2019
UAE. The tale of an Argentinian teenager now shows that sleuthing for security holes in code can be a lucrative pursuit; He has come a long way since winning his first reward of US$50 in 2016.
Posted: March 20, 2019
UAE. Thirteen regional startups pitch for investment totalling US$4.75 million; Most of the startups are digital businesses targeting the b2b and b2c sectors.
Posted: March 20, 2019
UAE. UAE Exchange will offer its expertise and resources to help The Emirates Airline Foundation manage and process donations made by passengers of all Emirates Airline flights.
Posted: March 20, 2019
UAE. New white paper discusses efforts by UAE businesses to serve people of determination and gaps that remain; Two out of five Emirates NBD branches now disability-friendly.
Posted: March 19, 2019
UAE. Largest online Arabic book retailer announces largest amount ever received by an e-commerce retailer in Arabic publishing.

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date:Posted: March 25, 2019
UAE. Nationality is seen as the biggest reason for discrimination; 69% have faced discrimination on the basis of their education.
date:Posted: March 25, 2019
UAE. Launching ahead of next week's Future Blockchain Summit in Dubai, PwC's latest study outlines approaches to enable the successful transition from proof of concept to full-scale implementation of blockchain technology.
date:Posted: March 22, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. "AI is going to revolutionize how program and portfolio management (PPM) leaders leverage technology to support their business goals. Right now, the tools available to them do not meet the requirements of digital business."
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