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The partnership will align $1 billion in World Bank investments with Generation Unlimited, a new global initiative, currently hosted by Unicef. (Shutterstock)
April 11, 2019 - 08:40 GMT
The World Bank and Unicef announced a new commitment to promoting education, skills and training for young people in developing countries with the goal of boosting their employment prospects.
According to the World Bank, financial inclusion means that individuals and businesses can access useful and affordable financial products and services such as transactions and payments which are delivered in a sustainable way. (Shutterstock)
April 11, 2019 - 07:40 GMT
According to the World Bank, financial inclusion means that individuals and businesses can access useful and affordable financial products and services such as transactions and payments which are delivered in a sustainable way.
Bank Nizwa Opens Wealth Management Center
April 10, 2019 - 11:10 GMT
Under the auspices of H.E.Sheikh Rashid bin Said Al Kalbani, Wali of Nizwa, Bank Nizwa, Oman’s preferred Islamic bank, has launched its first wealth management center in Nizwa.
National Bank of Oman and OMINVESThave signed a long-term secured credit facility agreement for OMR 80 million
April 10, 2019 - 10:28 GMT
National Bank of Oman (NBO) and Oman International Development and Investment Company (OMINVEST) have signed a long-term secured credit facility agreement for OMR 80 million to support OMINVEST’s initiative for diversification and long-term growth in the Sultanate of Oman.
National Bank of Fujairah
April 10, 2019 - 08:58 GMT
National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) PJSC announced the launch of its Investment Management business to provide mass affluent priority banking, high-net worth and institutional investors with high quality, independently-researched and risk-based investment solutions.
Abdul Hadi Al Sadi, Managing Director of Brokerage House Securities
April 10, 2019 - 08:09 GMT
Adding to its offices located in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah
Qatar’s banking sector has stabilised over the course of 2018 and is well positioned to benefit from an anticipated economic expansion. (Shutterstock)
April 10, 2019 - 07:59 GMT
Demonstrating its resilience in the face of the economic blockade, Qatar’s banking sector has stabilised over the course of 2018 and is well positioned to benefit from an anticipated economic expansion, Oxford Business Group (OBG) has said in its latest report.
The Middle East has woefully low levels of women in top management positions.(Shutterstock)
April 09, 2019 - 09:45 GMT
There are many divides in Palestine — but for the territory’s largest bank that is, for once, the subject of some good news.
The Middle East has woefully low levels of women in top management positions.(Shutterstock)
April 09, 2019 - 08:39 GMT
There are many divides in Palestine — but for the territory’s largest bank that is, for once, the subject of some good news.
Alexandre Hawari, Co-CEO of Mediaquest
April 08, 2019 - 11:34 GMT
GFH Financial Group (GFH) today announced that this year’s Top CEO Conference & Awards will be held on 11 April 2019 in the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Al Areen Palace & Spa with the Group acting as its Country Hosts.
Wissam Khoury
April 08, 2019 - 08:59 GMT
Finastra and Mashreq Bank, one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE, recently came together in Dubai, for a unique one day workshop around the future of corporate banking.
During the event
April 08, 2019 - 06:18 GMT
Under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) has announced its Silver sponsorship of the Accounting and Auditing Organization for the Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) 17th Annual Shari’ah Conference.
During the event
April 07, 2019 - 11:34 GMT
National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) PJSC inaugurated its first international representative office in the heart of the Antwerp Diamond District, the largest rough trading hub in the world.
Part of Bank Nizwa's participation at the CBFS Annual Career and Opportunities Fair
April 07, 2019 - 10:43 GMT
Bank Nizwa is preparing the next consignment of Islamic finance professionals to take the helm. The bank has been the employer of choice for fresh graduates and veteran experts alike. Despite the industry still being in its infancy, Bank Nizwa has achieved a 90 per cent Omanization rate. In line with its strategy to empower local talent, the bank recently participated at the College of Banking and Financial Studies' Annual Career and Opportunities Fair.
The event is aimed at enabling both adults and youth explore sports and fitness as a means to leading healthier mind-sets and overall lifestyle.
April 07, 2019 - 07:38 GMT
Held under the umbrella of the Kuwait Banking Association, Burgan Bank, one of the leading contributors to sustainability and progress in the Kuwaiti community, is sponsoring the 5 KM “KBA Night Run” for the 2nd time in a row scheduled to take place on April 13, 2019 at 7 pm at Murooj complex.
Overall, the number of fintech startups in the region is forecasted to expand from 96 in 2019 to 465 by 2020. (Shutterstock)
April 07, 2019 - 04:30 GMT
The UAE has topped the list of countries in the Middle East region with the highest number of financial technology (fintech) startups with the number presently standing at 67, according to a new report.