EM, catastrophe bonds, hedge funds seen as options to invest

Dubai: There is money to be made in bonds ... Another instrument which can provide value to clients are the hedge funds, and UBP expects hedge funds to come back in 2018 with full vigour. Hedge fund had been out of favour among investors due to subdued ... ( read original story ...)

UAE- DFSA signs MoU with Central Bank of Oman

DUBAI, 11th February, 2018 (WAM) -- The Dubai Financial Services Authority, DFSA, and the Central Bank of Oman signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to cooperate in the supervision and authorisation of firms operating in both markets. The MoU was ... ( read original story ...)

Princess Haya announces humanitarian logistics data bank

The data bank will overcome one of the major hurdles that various international aid organisations face when a humanitarian crisis or disaster begins to unfold. Namely, that it can take up to 24 hours for emergency response hubs such as those in Dubai and ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Holding unit is said to seek $572m for refinancing

Dubai Holding’s Emirates International Telecommunications ... The company, which owns stakes in Axiom Telecom and Du, is speaking to lenders including Emirates NBD PJSC, Noor Bank PJSC and Commercial Bank International PSC about a club loan, said the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Product Awards 2018

The annual Banker Middle East UAE Product Awards are designed to recognise banking and financial products and services that are either exceptionally innovative or have witnessed excellent financial performance and/or transference of market share. ( read original story ...)

Ripple lands largest Middle East client in UAE Exchange

UAE Exchange follows in the footsteps of India's Axis Bank, which also recently joined the RippleNet messaging system to speed remittance flows between India and the Middle East through an arrangement with the UAE's Rakbank. ( read original story ...)