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: November 14, 2017
Payments can now be processed anywhere within the store with smart payment devices which accept multiple modes of payment including Smart EMV, Magstripe and NFC/Contactless.
Posted: November 13, 2017
UAE. Geopolitical tensions across the region weighed down on regional markets' performances with five out of the eight indices ending last week in the red.
Posted: November 13, 2017
SINGAPORE. ChainTrade, the Blockchain-based commodities exchange is turning its attention to institutional and crypto investors having closed the initial, public phase of its ICO.
Posted: November 13, 2017
UAE. Multi-asset firm invests in real estate, hospitality, logistics and technology sectors; sets task to change the face of private equity in the region.
Posted: November 13, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Mathaqi is a smartphone app specialised in home-cooked meals online delivery.
Posted: November 13, 2017
UAE. With the introduction of remote trading members, foreign investors can also be served by the trading professionals with access to the Abu Dhabi and regional markets.
Posted: November 10, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Online trading platforms that offer products such as CFD trading have become viable alternatives to traditional methods of investing capital.
Posted: November 10, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The corporation benefits from prudent treasury investment practices and adequate liquidity management policies, and from strong implicit member support.
Posted: November 9, 2017
UAE. ADGM received Qadat Al Tagheer Awards for "International Financial Centre of the Year" at the 3rd UAE-India Economic Forum in Dubai.
Posted: November 9, 2017
UAE. If you manufacture, distribute or sell goods you need to understand its impact, and have a working knowledge of input and output tax.
Posted: November 9, 2017
UAE. The adoption of IPSAS has the potential to radically change accounting and financial reporting in the public sector.
Posted: November 8, 2017
UAE. Move will power bank's new online and mobile services in Libya; Islamic banking software will also open new revenue streams.
Posted: November 8, 2017
UAE. Century Financial Brokers introduces "Paint It Pink-Women & Investing" concept to educate and empower women in the world of global financial markets.
Posted: November 8, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The global economic landscape is shifting in a multifaceted way that will directly impact the GCC. This is the time to consider institutional reforms.
Posted: November 8, 2017
UAE. While the PwC report predicts rapid growth for the asset & wealth management industry, it also warns that firms needs to take action now, if they're to survive an exponential level of change.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 20, 2017
UAE. A year-on-year comparison reveals that transactional activity is on the rise. In the first 10 months of 2017, total activity has already surpassed the full year of 2015 and 2016. On an annualized basis it is expected to have an increase of 32% compared to the year before.
date:Posted: November 19, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. James Fenner, Founder and MD, of Silk Road works alongside housebuilders and developers in the quest to better design homes with the end-user, the customer, foremost in mind.
date:Posted: November 19, 2017
UAE. Millennials feel that education has the most to gain from being shaken up by 4IR, along with energy, healthcare and government.
UAE. A year-on-year comparison reveals that transactional activity is on the rise. In the first 10 months of 2017, total activity has already surpassed the full year of 2015 and 2016. On an annualized basis it is expected to have an increase of 32% compared to the year before.
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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