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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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Bank Sarasin-Alpen wins the Arabia CSR Award for a second year in a row

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Bank Sarasin-Alpen (ME) Limited , Dubai was the winner of the Arabia CSR Award 2012 in the small organisation category at an awards ceremony held at the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Dubai on 24th October, 2012. Bank Sarasin-Alpen has the honour of being the only private bank to be recognized by the Arabia CSR awards since it was launched five years ...

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First Global Exclusive Knowledge Partner At World Islamic Retail Banking Conference

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First Global has been awarded with an ‘Exclusive Knowledge Partner’ sponsorship for the upcoming World Islamic Retail Banking Conference (WIRBC) to be held on 9 – 10 October 2012, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa – Dubai, UAE. Staging its fourth edition this year, WIRBC has created an excellent networking platform for the global Islamic retail bankers and other stakeholders. ...

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Research finds advisers overlooking specialist funds despite potential demand

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Parallels with ethical finance may pave the way for future growth Research released today from BLME, the Islamic asset manager, has shown that 61% of UK investment advisers surveyed admitted their limited knowledge of Islamic fund providers has prevented them from recommending their products. This is despite the fact that nearly a fifth of respondents believed their clients would be ...

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Group CEO of Noor Investment Group confirmed to speak at the CEO Roundtable for World Islamic Retail Banking Conference

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Fleming Gulf’s 4^th World Islamic Retail Banking Conference will see participation from the Group CEO of Noor Investment, Mr. Hussain AlQemzi, as a panelist in the CEO Roundtable. Hussain AlQemzi, Group CEO of Noor Investment Group and CEO of Noor Islamic Bank will share his thoughts on Islamic Retail Banking Strategies at the CEO Roundtable at Fleming Gulf’s 4th Annual ...

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