Monday 27 April 2015

New initiatives to boost Dubai’s Islamic economy status

A series of initiatives proposed by the board of Dubai Islamic Economy Develop Center (DIEDC) recently to boost Dubai’s status as the global capital of the Islamic economy, were approved by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and chairman of the Dubai Exec


Mashreq's gains surge 13pc as income increases

Mashreq, Dubai's third-biggest bank by assets, has posted a 13.2 per cent rise in first-quarter net profit as an increase in income from lending helped to offset a slight dip in returns from fees. It is the second bank in the UAE, after Dubai Islamic Bank, to release earnings


NBB net profit rises to $45m, up 2.4pc

National Bank of Bahrain has posted an increase of 2.4 per cent in net profit at BD17.02 million ($45.27 million) for the first quarter, compared with BD16.62 million for the corresponding period of the previous year. The financial results were approved at a board meeting chaired


BBK's net profit rises 6pc to $39m

Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait (BBK) has reported six per cent rise in net profit at BD14.9 million ($39.52 million) for the first quarter of this year, compared with BD14 million in the same period last year. Earnings per share for the period have increased from 13 fils to 14 fils,


Bahrain to boost US free trade agreement products

More services and products could soon be included in a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Bahrain and the US. Information Affairs Minister Isa Al Hammadi said the FTA was being reviewed after the Cabinet yesterday (April 20) approved amendments, which will result in new articles

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