Monday, July 22, 2019

Bitcoin Jumps Toward $9,000 in Best-Performing Month Since 2017

(Bloomberg) - Bitcoin jumped as much as 10% on Monday to almost breach $9,000 as it extended the best one-month rally since before the token’s...
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One Job in The Banking World Where There Aren’t Enough Men

(Bloomberg) -- Finance is a male-dominated realm. But there’s one corner where women are everywhere: the virtual world of digital assistants.Bank of America Corp....
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Sustained Growth

Shahin Mohammed Al Balushi, CEO of Taageer Finance, talks about his company’s performance, future plans and the challenges facing Oman’s leasing industry    Can you...
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Saudi Central Bank Fines 16 Banks Including Emirates NBD

(Bloomberg) -- Saudi Arabia’s central bank fined 16 financial institutions, including the kingdom’s largest banks, for violating "responsible finance principles."Read more: Saudi Banks Set for...
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Dubai Islamic hires HSBC for Noor Acquisition

(Bloomberg) -- Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC hired HSBC Holdings Plc to advise on its possible acquisition of smaller rival Noor Bank PJSC, according to...
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Sohar International Unveils #Hello_Winning Campaign

Sohar International has recently launched its unique Corporate Campaign under the title ‘#Hello_Winning’. The campaign recognizes winning as a calling to achieve more and...
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Abraaj Founder Naqvi Hasn’t Paid $20 Million Bail, Stays in Jail

(Bloomberg) -- Arif Naqvi, the Abraaj Group founder caught up in a U.S. fraud probe, is still being held in U.K. jail days after...
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UAE Investment Banks Arqaam and TNI Are Said to Weigh Merger

(Bloomberg) -- Dubai-based Arqaam Capital Ltd. and Abu Dhabi’s The National Investor are weighing a possible merger, according to people with knowledge of the...
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Singapore Might Allow Digital-Only Banks

(Bloomberg) -- Singapore is discussing the possibility of allowing virtual banks to operate in the city-state, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said Tuesday.“MAS is...
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Beware the Ferrari-Driving Instagram FX-Trader

(Bloomberg) -- A short video clip on the Molly Ramm Instagram account shows a young woman cruising down a sunbathed Dubai highway in a...
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