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$850 million to refinance debt, three bankers familiar with the plan said. Investment Corporation of Dubai said on August 8 it will rep
Posted: June 24, 2017
LEBANON. A fully-fledged range of services and products catered to answer the banking needs of Lebanese expatriates.
Posted: June 23, 2017
UAE. Despite worldwide changes, multinationals focus on mobile workforces to support career growth and ensure global competitiveness; Dubai rises to Top 20; Abu Dhabi (23rd) and Riyadh (52nd) also rise in the ranking, though modestly.
Posted: June 22, 2017
LEBANON. The EuroMena Funds acquires minority stake in leading diversified retailer in Morocco; Proceeds to fund expansion.
Posted: June 21, 2017
UAE. The new risk tool uses a bespoke seismotectonic source model to give a more accurate assessment of earthquake risk in the UAE and 10 other regional countries.
Posted: June 21, 2017
UAE. US exit from COP21 won't impact climate protection efforts; UAE opportunity to lead Middle East in growing renewable energy infrastructure.
Posted: June 21, 2017
UAE. Lack of investor understanding is the biggest challenge to the growth of REITs in the country and region, according to latest CFA Society Emirates survey.
Posted: June 20, 2017
UAE. Fady Kassatly to co-lead the MENA's public sector innovation platform and oversee its digital government platform; Souheil Moukaddem to lead strategy and organization with a focus in human capital, leadership.
Posted: June 20, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Fiorano Platform seamlessly integrates EBank's Temenos core banking system with 3rd party suppliers and channels.
Posted: June 20, 2017
UAE. The leading mobile marketplace of second hand women fashion items in Turkey has raised a total of US$ 5 million to date.
Posted: June 19, 2017
UAE. Private wealth in the UAE is poised to reach almost US$0.8 trillion in the next five years; wealth held by ultra-high-net-worth households in the Emirates is expected to increase by 9.4 percent in the same period, BCG report reveals.
Posted: June 18, 2017
UAE. Al Masah Capital: The repercussions to the regional geopolitical situation continued to affect another week of trading.
Posted: June 16, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. "We do not anticipate that exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar to major markets in Asia and Europe will be affected by the sanctions at this point."
Posted: June 14, 2017
UAE. Startups took on average 7 years to exit from founding; E-commerce, Media and F&B were the hottest making up 55% of exits; 45% of startups exited to MENA based acquirers.
Posted: June 13, 2017
UAE. Customer onboarding is a critical first stage in customer experience.
Posted: June 12, 2017
UAE. JLL announced today that it rose 45 spots to 391 on the Fortune 500 list; Prestigious 2017 list recognises firm's revenue growth over last year.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 23, 2017
UAE. Despite worldwide changes, multinationals focus on mobile workforces to support career growth and ensure global competitiveness; Dubai rises to Top 20; Abu Dhabi (23rd) and Riyadh (52nd) also rise in the ranking, though modestly.
date:Posted: June 21, 2017
UAE. US exit from COP21 won't impact climate protection efforts; UAE opportunity to lead Middle East in growing renewable energy infrastructure.
date:Posted: June 21, 2017
UAE. Lack of investor understanding is the biggest challenge to the growth of REITs in the country and region, according to latest CFA Society Emirates survey.
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