UAE demand for business loans up marginally in Q4

Demand for business loans in the UAE increased marginally in the fourth quarter of last year, mainly because of stronger demand in Dubai, while total demand for personal loans was flat, a central bank survey showed on Tuesday. The net balance measure for ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai bank acquires Amazon’s new logistics centre

Dubai investment bank Rasmala has acquired two logistics facilities in Germany for $185 million (€154 million), including Amazon's major new logistics centre in Dortmund. The Amazon centre, which spans 88,000 sq.m, was acquired for $145 million. ( read original story ...)

CBI appoints Zainal as head of retail banking

COMMERCIAL Bank International (CBI), a UAE bank headquartered in Dubai, announced the appointment of Shaker Zainal as the head of retail banking. A seasoned Emirati banking executive with almost 20 years of experience in retail banking across the Middle ... ( read original story ...)

Associate Financial Planner UAE 2018

We are excited to announce the first batch of the Associate Financial Planner or AFP program in the UAE for 2018. The AFP’s schedule will be this March 3 & 10, 2018 in Dubai, UAE. This program is exclusive to Filipinos. Since 2013 the AFP has been ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Islamic Bank said to issue $750m sukuk soon

Dubai Islamic Bank, the largest sharia-compliant bank in the United Arab Emirates, is expected to issue as soon as next week a US dollar-denominated Islamic bond in the region of $750 million, sources familiar with the matter said. The bank, which this ... ( read original story ...)