Middle East and North Africa

Middle East and North Africa

Dubai Islamic Bank Confirms Merger and Acquisition Prospects

Dubai Islamic Bank said that it is looking at acquisitions among other options as part of its expansion strategy amid reports it is considering...

Improved Regulations Spur Takaful Growth

The profitability of Takaful insurers will stabilise after falling in 2017 due to heavy price discounting in the GCC countries, and rising claims in...

Kuwait Finance House Chooses IDEMIA’s Technology for the Country’s First Metal...

IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, is delighted to announce its partnership with Kuwait Finance House (KFH) to offer the first metal payment card in...

East Africa Bank Opens New Headquarters In Djibouti

East Africa Bank (EAB) is on the path to becoming one of the top financial institutions in the region. The bank has its services available...

Egypt Eyes First Panda, Samurai, Sukuk Issuances

Egypt is gearing up to issue its first Panda, Samurai, sukuk and green bonds in the fiscal year starting in July as it attempts...

Oman and UAE Banks Eye High Net Worth Market

Two Middle East banking groups have bolstered their offering for high net worth individuals. Oman-based Islamic financial institution Bank Nizwa has rolled out a wealth...