Dubai and Australia team up with fintech initiative

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), the financial regulator of the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), tied up with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to put in place a regulatory framework for cooperation on ... ( read original story ...)

UAE investment firm Amanat names new chairman, MD

Vayalil added: “Amanat has the potential to become a game changer in healthcare and education, not only in the UAE but on the global stage. “Both sectors are ripe for investment and with Amanat’s strong financial position, now is the time to ... ( read original story ...)

Middle East financial markets bracing for change

UAE. The UAE Financial Markets Association is challenging the region’s investment bankers, traders, treasury managers and finance professionals to brace for change amid the rise of populism in the West and the sharing economy grows. Mohammed Al Hashemi ... ( read original story ...)

Finance House to be receiving bank for Adnoc unit IPO

Finance House has announced its participation as a ‘Receiving Bank’ in the Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Adnoc Distribution. Adnoc Distribution, the UAE’s leading operator of retail fuel service stations and the sole retail fuel operator in Abu ... ( read original story ...)

Hamdan reviews Dubai Municipality’s 2071 housing plan

Dubai: Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, on Saturday reviewed Dubai Municipality’s 2071 Housing Plan for Emiratis, which take into account the expected needs of plots during the ... ( read original story ...)

Man in court for forging Dubai parking ticket

Dubai: An employee has been accused of forging a parking ticket to park his car for free at a Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) paid parking area, heard a court on Thursday. An RTA parking inspector was inspecting a paid car park facing a mosque in Al ... ( read original story ...)

Anwar Maqsood rallies for Pakistan Centre in Dubai

Dubai: Community members gathered at the Pakistan Association in Dubai (PAD) on Friday evening to welcome artist Anwar Maqsood, who has been named Ambassador of Pakistan Centre. Pakistan Centre, once completed, will be the world’s largest community ... ( read original story ...)

Bottas gets pole position ahead of Hamilton for Abu Dhabi GP

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – Valtteri Bottas beat Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to take pole position for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Saturday. Hamilton, who secured his fourth world title two races ago, led on the first two split ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi GP: Valtteri Bottas vows to make pole position count

Valtteri Bottas has vowed to make amends for failing to win from pole in Brazil two weeks ago after claiming pole position for the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP. Bottas narrowly edged out team-mate Lewis Hamilton to claim pole by nearly two tenths of a second ... ( read original story ...)