- Misys: Commercial lending and supply chain finance growth under biggest threat from non-bank players
- RAM Ratings reaffirms Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ’s AAA/Stable/P1 ratings
- Moody's: China's rate cuts alleviate banks' liquidity pressure; indicate challenging environment
- Moody's: Oman's government financing needs grow amid low oil prices
- Global stock market crash is “timely” for long-term investors and economy
- Porsche Centre Abu Dhabi partners with Porsche Financial Services to provide finance solutions
- CI: GFH ratings and ‘stable’ outlook affirmed
- Hamed Al-Saadi appointed Chief FinanciaL & Tax Officer of QFC
- Moody's assigns Baa3/P-3 Foreign and Local Currency Deposit Ratings to Alternatifbank
- Confirmed speakers for CIBAFI-World Bank Conference announced
H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Saoud Al Thani, Governor, Qatar Central Bank
Laying the foundations for growth
Bahrain's brighter future
In January, Standard & Poor's revised its overview on Bahrain's political, economic and fiscal situation from negative to stable...
Here comes the sun?
World Economic Forum 2013 held in Davos, Switzerland, hat at the core of its agenda the main theme of 'resilient dynamism'.
Top down AND bottom up!
Truly an alternative investment or just another equity asset class?
GCC brands go global
David Haigh, Brand Finance’s Chief Executive highlights MENA’s top 50 brands with aviation, banking and telecoms sector corporates as leaders in the rankings.Every year, Brand Finance…
A Greek tragedy averted?
Dr. John Lodewijks and Professor Nitin Patwa of SP Jain School of Global Management analyse the political and economic relevance of Greece’s debt situation within the Eurozone and the Middle…
A catalyst for SME finance growth
Fatima Qasimi, Chief Executive Officer of Aseel Islamic Finance spoke to Zoya Malik about Aseel’s corporate values and approach to operating in a competitive market and contributing to the future…
Sparking an investment cycle
Jean-Sylvain Perrig, CIO at Union Bancaire Privee shares his views on the Fed’s and ECB’s policies to impact the banking sector globally and investors’ actions.Some observers…
Tadawul opening its gate to international investors
K. Vinod Cartic, Senior Consultant, Business & Financial Services, Frost & Sullivan offers his perspective on concerns and opportunities for foreign investors on the opening up of the Saudi…
Bank Aljazira: Retail banking... differentiated
Nabil D. AlHoshan, CEO and Managing Director speaks to Zoya Malik about the growth strategy of the bank in becoming a fully Shari’ah-compliant retail banking leader in KSA.Tell us of…
Global predictions in retail banking
2014 was an interesting year for the retail banking industry, but as we near 2015 it’s clear that there are more interesting changes afoot, comments François Chaffard at Gemalto.The rise…
Banque Saudi Fransi: Securing e-channel Services
Khaled A. Al-Toukhi, Division Head - GTB at Banque Saudi Fransi (BSF) tells BME of the development of the bank’s e-channel services.What e-services is Saudi Fransi offering customers?…
Embracing a risk culture
On the 40th anniversary of United Arab Bank, Zoya Malik spoke to Paul Trowbridge, CEO at UAB to discuss his views on risk management, the bank’s growth through challenging times and making a…
Big returns from UK rental real estate
A growing demand for rental property coupled with a severe undersupply, has helped rental returns grow substantially over the last few years. BME spoke to Adam Price, Managing Director…
Skills challenge for recruiters
UAE needs more local finance professionals to maintain economic prosperity comments Michael Armstrong, ICAEW Regional Director for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia at Emirati Youth Forum.It was…
Gulf Capital: The gateway to alternative investments in the Middle East
Dr. Karim El Solh, Co-Founder and CEO, Gulf Capital tells Zoya Malik about the make-up and performance of the company's funds and advises investors on GCC growth sectors.Kindly…
The Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2015 is the region’s leading financial event. This year 30 awards will be selected by the registered readers of Banker Middle East, Islamic Business & Finance, FinanceME, WEALTH Arabia magazines as well as users of www.cpifinancial.net