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Launch of Banking App for the Apple Watch by Saudi Hollandi Bank

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SHB’s Apple Watch App will provide access to account balances, conduct bill pay transactions, and receive real-time notifications of banking activity right on customer’s wrist. Saudi Hollandi Bank, announced the launch of a banking app designed for the Apple Watch, a first in the Kingdom amongst transactional banking apps for a wearable device. The SHB Apple Watch app will enable …

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Middle East Region’s Largest Banking Technology Summit Will Get Underway In September

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A month from now, the largest banking technology and innovation summit gets underway in the city. Organized by Expotrade, the sixth edition of the Middle East Banking Innovation Summit will be held on 5th and 6th September 2016 at Palazzo Versace, Dubai. Focusing on the latest banking techniques and innovations impacting the Middle East region’s banking sector, the summit will …

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5th Annual Middle East Banking Innovation Summit begins today

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The 5th Annual Middle East Banking Innovation Summit 2015, with Visa as the Title sponsor got underway in the city today. Organized by global conference producers, Expotrade, the two-day summit, in its fifth year now, is widely regarded as the region’s most distinguished banking technology conference. As a one-of-its kind summit in the region, it provides a cross-industry perspective on …

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Abdullah Al Ghurair pledges one third of his assets to launch Abdullah Al Ghurair Education Foundation

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Initial budget of AED4.2 billion over the next 10 years. One of the largest privately funded philanthropic education initiatives in the Arab world, devoted to equipping Arab youth with the knowledge and skills they need to fulfill their promise as the future leaders of the region. Initiative to benefit more than 15,000 university gifted students from less privileged backgrounds in …

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Citi Named Winner in Global Finance Magazine’s Awards for “World’s Best Internet Bank 2014”

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Bank wins 14 awards in regional and country categories for the MENA region Dubai – Citi announced today that it has won 14 awards in regional and country categories in Global Finance magazine’s 2014 World’s Best Corporate/Institutional and Consumer Internet Banks competition for the Middle East and North Africa region. Country winners for Citi include branches in Algeria, Bahrain, Kuwait, …

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Islamic Banking Remains Niche Market in North Africa

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Awareness of Sharia-compliant financial services highest in Tunisia by A. Demirguc-Kunt, L. Klapper, D. Randall, and J. Sonnenschein This article is the second in a two-part series on global financial inclusion based on data collected for the World Bank Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database. In four North African countries — Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia — as well as …

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NBAD Organizes Investment Session for Women Entrepreneurs

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NBAD Organizes Investment Session for Women Entrepreneurs The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, organized the thirdFusati Event that offered women entrepreneurs insight into wealth management across asset classes and using offshore trusts to preserve wealth. The theme of the session was titled “Though markets change, good investing advice is timeless.” NBAD’s Velvet- …

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Doha Bank welcomes students and graduates to its pavilion at Qatar Career Fair 2013

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Qatar Central Bank  Governor and Deputy Governor inaugurate the Bank’s stand on the first day of the career fair Dubai, April 04, 2013: Doha Bank , the leading private commercial banking group in Qatar and GCC, is participating in the sixth annual Qatar Career Fair, which is being held at the iconic Qatar National Convention Centre from April 1st to …

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TSYS Celebrates Two Decades of Partnership with Commercial Bank of Qatar

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TSYS® (NYSE: TSS) announced today the celebration of its 20-year partnership with Commercial Bank of Qatar, along with the Bank’s signing of a licensing agreement to upgrade to PRIME 4, the latest version of TSYS’ card and merchant management solution. Commercial Bank became a TSYS client in 1992 when it began licensing the solution to manage the issuing and acquiring …

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Egypt’s tourism sector still a good business and investment opportunity

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By HSBC – ArabBrains Egyptians truly are a friendly bunch, as you’re sure to discover almost within moments of arriving in the country. In fact they’re known across the African continent for their openness and welcoming nature. Even faltering attempts at speaking a little bit of Egyptian Arabic, the language of modern-day Egypt, will be greeted with the deepest of …

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