Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Bahrain’s GFH starts marketing dollar sukuk

DUBAI, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Bahrain-based GFH Financial Group started marketing on Tuesday five-year sukuk, or Islamic bonds, denominated in U.S. dollars, a document showed. The debt sale is expected to close later on...

Emirates NBD marks sustainability milestone with three LEED Gold certified branches in UAE

Dubai: Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the region, today announced that three of its branches in the UAE have been awarded LEED® Gold certification, making it the first bank in the MENA...

Startupbootcamp FinTech Dubai selects 10 Disruptive Startups for its 2020 cohort

Dubai – Startupbootcamp FinTech Dubai just announced the ten startups selected for their second cohort. The accelerator program launched its first cohort in 2018 and it is backed by UAE’s FinTech leaders, Dubai International...

UPDATE 1-Bahrain’s GFH starts marketing dollar sukuk

(Adds details) DUBAI, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Bahrain-based GFH Financial Group started marketing on Tuesday five-year sukuk, or Islamic bonds, denominated in U.S. dollars, with a yield of around 7%, a document showed. The...

Confidence returning to Dubai’s real estate market, says Chestertons

Transaction volumes for completed units represented a year-on-year increase of 39% while off-plan units were up 68%; transaction values of completed and off-plan units up 60% and 99%, respectively, during the same period Supply still...

InterContinental Regency Bahrain’s February 2020 Listing & Promotions

FRIDAY BRUNCHISM Get together with family and friends to experience an extravagant brunch like no other. An unlimited exceptional buffet spread across 3 venues complemented by live cooking stations, seafood and meat grills, mouth-watering desserts...

Nutritionists to help shoppers understand food labels and better roam supermarkets for healthier choices

Dubai: More than 150 nutritionists will be at various supermarkets across the Middle East and North Africa throughout January to encourage shoppers to eat healthier, move more, and live better. The 2020 edition of...

Gulf Downstream Association (GDA) holds board of directors meeting and annual SPOCs & SMEs...

Manama: The Gulf Downstream Association (GDA) held its fourth quarterly Board of Directors Meeting at its headquarters at GBCorp Tower, Bahrain Financial Harbour. The Board of Directors went on to attend key sessions of...

UAE Allows Family Business To Go Public

- Advertisement - The UAE Cabinet approved a law to allow family-owned businesses to list on the country’s financial markets, according to state media agency WAM.The UAE’s economy is dominated by family-owned businesses; the...

Milken Institute highlights Bahrain’s progress toward becoming a major technology and innovation hub

LOS ANGELES: Through careful planning and bold regulatory reforms, the Kingdom of Bahrain is poised to become a major hub for finance, technology, and innovation, according to a new report released today by the Milken...