Dubai's biggest lender said that it is exploring "a possible acquistion" of its rival Noor Bank.
Dubai Islamic Bank was reported to be in talks with Noor Bank to explore a potential merger.
Reports indicate that shareholders of both banks are in talks for a deal but warned that discussions are at an early stage and might not materialize in a deal.
The lira has lost 17% against the dollar since the deal was signed, hitting a record low in August.
The lender, though, sought to reassure its stakeholders saying that none of the customer accounts were affected in the service disruption.
The companies have appointed a working group consisting of senior executives to review the commercial potential of a merger.
A total of $5.1 billion of dividends have been proposed by 18 listed UAE national banks for 2018—12.2% up from $4.5 billion in 2017 due to incresased profits.
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