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: October 20, 2017
UAE. Fintech will reduce the profitability of some of the UAE. GCC banks' business lines, particularly money transfer and foreign-currency exchange.
Posted: October 20, 2017
LONDON. Solution to achieve two key objectives: Control and reconcile payable brokerage fees; Invoice issuance to execute commissions for DEC clients.
Posted: October 20, 2017
UAE. IMA urges finance leaders to reskill their workforce and management accountants to develop new competencies in data science and strategy.
Posted: October 20, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. EY's VAT seminars attended by delegates from the private sector, aimed to better prepare businesses in Saudi Arabia across all sectors for the upcoming implementation of VAT.
Posted: October 20, 2017
UAE. Equity and equity-related issuance: US$1.2 billion; Debt issuance: US$84.1 billion; Investment banking fees: US$669.2 million.
Posted: October 19, 2017
UAE. Pay levels for management accountants are performing well against the backdrop of low global inflation;"Never better time to be a management accountant".
Posted: October 19, 2017
UAE. Parties to collaborate and support the development of FinTech activities in the UAE capital, and the wider region.
Posted: October 19, 2017
UAE. Sukuk are also attractive to a broad range of investors who wish to diversify their investment portfolios to some of the fastest-growing economies in the GCC and Southeast Asia.
Posted: October 16, 2017
UAE. UAE small- and micro-enterprises and entrepreneurs took the spotlight at the recently concluded Gulf Capital SME Awards.
Posted: October 13, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Aurecon white paper explores a new narrative around the ROI of intelligent buildings; Short-term focus on construction costs often has crippling effect on design innovation.
Posted: October 12, 2017
UAE. Company plans to invest in different sectors including construction and real estate on behalf of the funds from Far East and Middle East, says Chairman.
Posted: October 11, 2017
UAE. FinTech innovators from the Middle East and India will be able to apply into YES FinTech programmes and the ADGM's Regulatory Laboratory and have the opportunity to expand into each other's markets.
Posted: October 11, 2017
UAE. FinTech Abu Dhabi establishes a strategic platform and opens up valuable opportunities for the most established and experienced financial leaders and FinTech entrepreneurs to convene in Abu Dhabi.
Posted: October 10, 2017
UAE. Saudi Arabia gears up to drive startups to the next level at the Middle East and Africa's largest startup conference; Ecosystem heavyweights Wa'ed Ventures, Badir and more join 250 of the world's leading venture capitalists and innovation champions to redefine global startup agenda.
Posted: October 9, 2017
UAE. Booster program for tech startups proves great value for money in international rankings; The Nucleus run by the UK Lebanon Tech Hub tops ranking.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 20, 2017
UAE. Fintech will reduce the profitability of some of the UAE. GCC banks' business lines, particularly money transfer and foreign-currency exchange.
date:Posted: October 20, 2017
UAE. Equity and equity-related issuance: US$1.2 billion; Debt issuance: US$84.1 billion; Investment banking fees: US$669.2 million.
date:Posted: October 19, 2017
Analysts discuss security trends at the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit in Dubai; Security services will continue to be the fastest growing segment in line with global trends, especially IT outsourcing, consulting and implementation services.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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