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: February 10, 2019
UAE. Maurice Gravier, CIO, Emirates NBD Group: "2019 starts with markets overshooting fundamentals. There are late cycle forces at play, slowing economic and earnings growth, but we don't forecast a recession in the US nor a hard-landing in China."
Posted: February 10, 2019
UAE. Finablr network brands capitalise on blockchain technology using RippleNet; Brands become first in their category in the Middle East to implement blockchain-based money transfer services.
Posted: February 9, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. The EY initiative, taking place for the first time in Saudi Arabia, encourages female Saudi business students to consider careers in transaction advisory services (TAS) and corporate finance.
Posted: February 8, 2019
UAE. The new scheme aims to boost SMEs' business activities and pave way for economic diversity in line with the UAE's move towards a post-oil economy.
Posted: February 7, 2019
UAE. The money transfer organization witnessed a record 37% growth in transfers to mobile wallets in Africa.
Posted: February 7, 2019
UAE. Via THE LIST App customers can shop unique luxury products and pay directly with Bitcoins and shortly with over 20 additional cryptocurrencies.
Posted: February 7, 2019
TOKYO. Mitsubishi Corporation posted revenues of Yen12,188.3 billion, an increase of Yen6,504.3 billion, or 114% year over year.
Posted: February 7, 2019
LAUSANNE. APO Group's growth of 60% in 2018 reaffirms the company's position at the forefront of media relations in Africa and the Middle East
Posted: February 7, 2019
UAE. Bank honoured for nationalisation efforts and outstanding development programmes.
Posted: February 6, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. MUFG Bank announces the appointment of Tariq Al Ghaziri as Head of Corporate Banking for MUFG's Riyadh branch.
Posted: February 6, 2019
UAE. First bank-facilitated deals platform of its kind in the region; Connects local and regional start-ups with world-class investors.
Posted: February 6, 2019
ATLANTA. Coca-Cola expands minority investment to full ownership of Africa's leading producer of juice and value-added dairy beverages.
Posted: February 6, 2019
EGYPT. Output and new orders weaken in January, but input buying grows at solid pace.
Posted: February 6, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Headline PMI climbs to 56.2 supported by faster increases in output, new orders and employment.
Posted: February 5, 2019
UAE. 2019 has printed one of the best starts of the year for decades, across asset classes and regions; A weakening US Dollar broadly spread optimism beyond the US..

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 19, 2019
UAE. Aging and growing populations, greater prevalence of chronic diseases, and advances in digital technologies continue to drive health care expenditures; NCDs continue to rise, fueled by urbanization, sedentary lifestyles, changing diets, and rising obesity levels.
date:Posted: February 18, 2019
BAHRAIN. Oxford Business Group launches 2019 publication on kingdom; The report provides in-depth coverage of the sectors that are attracting new investment.
date:Posted: February 18, 2019
UAE.The report found that IT groups have once again stated cybersecurity skills represents the biggest area they experience a problematic skills shortage; percentage of IT groups experiencing this problematic shortage has grown year-over year.
UAE. Aging and growing populations, greater prevalence of chronic diseases, and advances in digital technologies continue to drive health care expenditures; NCDs continue to rise, fueled by urbanization, sedentary lifestyles, changing diets, and rising obesity levels.
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