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Tamweel goes private

Tamweel goes private

Islamic home financing company Tamweel is pressing ahead with its privatization ...

Dubai Islamic Bank H1 profits up 81 per cent

Dubai Islamic Bank H1 profits up 81 per cent

The world’s oldest Islamic bank, Dubai Islamic Bank, posted an 81 per cent rise ...

Saudi Arabia stock market could open to foreigners

Saudi Arabia stock market could open to foreigners

From 2015 foreigners could be allowed to buy and sell shares in the US$531bn, la...

KFH comes up smiling

KFH comes up smiling

Old man of Islamic finance, Kuwait Finance House, saw it profits rise 6.4 per ce...

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Celebs come a’calling on Bank Nizwa

Celebs come a’calling on Bank Nizwa

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, senior minister of state at the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office, popped in to see Bank Nizwa during her recent trip to Om...

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NCB Capital tech venture

NCB Capital tech venture

Thursday, 09 January 2014

Saudi's NCB Capital has gone live with Charles River Investment Management Solution. Charles River is an enterprise-wide, front- and middle-office inv...

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Special Report

Running the rule over things

Running the rule over things

Thursday, 17 November 2011

In conventional finance transactions all the parties involved, be they corporations, investors or bankers want a jurisdiction that can offer modern an...

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Biggie for Qatar

Friday, 06 July 2012

The Qataris are said to be roadshowing a $2-4bn Sukuk in Asia this week. More details when we get them … But hey, why do they need to borrow?

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