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Flush With $2.5M Funding, Middle East’s First Crypto Exchange Gets Central

Emirates NBD’s Expansion In Saudi Gets A Boost As It Wins Approval For 20

Sunil Kaushal Is Taking Standard Chartered Down A Bold New Path In MEA—One Led

ADFG, Shuaa Capital Merge To Form $12.8 Billion Entity

DIB To Acquire Its Rival Noor Bank To Create The UAE’s Fourth Largest Bank With

Number Of ATMs Globally Drops For The First Time

Banks Are Leading The Digital Charge In The Middle East—Here’s How

Global 2000 : The World's Largest Public Companies

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3 months ago

Flush With $2.5M Funding, Middle East’s First Crypto Exchange Gets Central Bank’s Nod

Investors supporting crypto exchange Rain include BitMEX -world’s largest futures cryptocurrency exchange, Kuwait-based cryptocurrency fund Blockwater, Vision Ventures, 500 Startups MENA and Taibah...
By Mary Sophia 3 min read
3 months ago

Emirates NBD’s Expansion In Saudi Gets A Boost As It Wins Approval For 20 Branches

The bank, which is plotting a region-wide expansion as growth slows in its home market,  already has four branches in the Kingdom.
By Mary Sophia 3 min read
4 months ago

Sunil Kaushal Is Taking Standard Chartered Down A Bold New Path In MEA—One Led By Digital

Top Indian leader Sunil Kaushal has been in finance over 30 years, but he's ready for the future, introducing digital-only options to the Middle East & Africa for the first time.
4 months ago

ADFG, Shuaa Capital Merge To Form $12.8 Billion Entity

As per the deal, ADFG shareholders will own 58% of the merged entity while Shuaa’s existing shareholders will own 42% in the firm.
By Mary Sophia 3 min read
5 months ago

DIB To Acquire Its Rival Noor Bank To Create The UAE’s Fourth Largest Bank With Assets Of $75B

Once the acquisition is complete, the merged entity will create the region’s most powerful Shari’ah banking group.
By Amany Zaher 4 min read
5 months ago

Number Of ATMs Globally Drops For The First Time

According to a new study, the number of ATM machines dropped to 3.24 million globally for different reasons.
By Mary Sophia 3 min read
5 months ago

Banks Are Leading The Digital Charge In The Middle East—Here’s How

The banking sector is investing big in digital transformation, debuting state-of-the-art solutions including new cashless payment methods and AI-powered services.
By Nermeen Abbas 7 min read
5 months ago

Global 2000 : The World's Largest Public Companies

Forbes’ 17th annual ranking of the world’s largest public companies is a reflection of the state of the global economy today: who’s on top, who’s growing and who’s seen better days.