Middle East and North Africa

Middle East and North Africa

Wealthier with ESG: Factor Investors, ETFs in Middle East Join Investment...

More investors in the Middle East and around the world are increasingly looking to increase gains by putting their money in companies that are...

Banque Saudi Fransi Plans Issuing SAR-Denominated Additional Tier 1 Sukuk

Banque Saudi Fransi (BSF) on Sunday said it plans to issue SAR-denominated Additional Tier 1 Sukuk to strengthen its capital base in accordance with...

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Launches UAE’s First Virtual Banking Sales Platform

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank launched a sales platform that allows customers to communicate remotely with the bank and apply for personal finance products, covered...

GCC Banks to Remain Resilient despite Economic Challenges

The GCC’s banking system has been resilient despite the economic impact of COVID-19 and low oil prices for a prolonged period, according to analysts...

Emirates Islamic Partners with Mastercard to Enhance Corporate Banking Offerings

Emirates Islamic, a leading Islamic financial institution in the UAE, has entered into a long term strategic partnership with Mastercard offering credit cards to...

Between Acquisition and Expansion Journey of Gulf Banks in Egypt

Many Gulf banks are adopting an expansionary policy in Egypt due to the durability of the banking sector and the good profit margin. The prospective...