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Ranks of CFAs Grow as 56% of Test Takers Pass Level...

(Bloomberg) -- The CFA Institute is set to add a record 21,380 new chartered financial analysts after 56% of test takers passed the third and...
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The One Job in Banking Robots Can’t Take

(Bloomberg) -- When HSBC thwarted a $500 million central-bank heist, sophisticated computer software didn’t raise the alarm. The funds flowed undetected from Angola’s reserves...
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Bank of Sharjah Is Said to Plan Dollar Bond Sale to...

(Bloomberg) -- Bank of Sharjah PJSC plans to issue dollar-denominated bonds later this year to help the United Arab Emirates lender repay existing debt, people...
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Egyptian E-Payment Firm Fawry Surges in Trading Debut in Cairo

(Bloomberg) -- The first company to make its trading debut on Egypt’s bourse this year, electronic-payments firm Fawry for Banking & Payment Technology Services S.A.E.,...
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Ex-Barclays Executives Face New Charges in 2008 Qatar Fraud Case

(Bloomberg) -- U.K. prosecutors added to the fraud indictment of three former Barclays executives who are to go on trial in connection with the bank’s...
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StanChart Private Equity Spinoff Plans Middle East Investment

(Bloomberg) -- Affirma Capital, the private equity spinoff of Standard Chartered, plans to complete at least one acquisition in the Middle East and Africa over...
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Bank Nizwa reports 64% growth in net profit for Q2 2019

Bank Nizwa has reported OMR 4.3 million in net profit representing a 64% growth after tax for the period ended 30 June 2019, making...
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Credit Suisse Defies Bank Gloom With New Money, Trading Beat

(Bloomberg) -- Credit Suisse Group AG brushed off the gloom in European bank earnings as wealthy clients added new money and revenue from securities trading...
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New Age Banking Awards 2019 presented at NABS Dubai on 30th...

BusinessLive Middle East’s New Age Banking Summit and Awards 2019, held on 30th July at Armani Hotel Dubai received an overwhelming response. The summit...
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New Age Banking Summit, Dubai 2019: Digital Transformation in Banking &...

BusinessLive Middle East’s New Age Banking Summit 2019 drew an exceptional response from the banking and fintech sectors. Held on 30th July at Armani...
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