A Bankia bank branch in Madrid, Spain. Reuters
The Russian central bank (CB) trimmed its key interest rate to 7.25%, as expected, and said more cuts were likely later this year amid slowing inflation.
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a leading financial institution, and Al Baraka Banking Group (Al Baraka), a Bahrain-headquartered Islamic multinational banking group, on Sunday announced that they have signed a memorandum
Noor Bank, one of the leading Shari’ah-compliant banks in the UAE, entered a successful collaboration with Azimut (DIFC) Limited to launch the largest US-dollar Islamic fixed maturity plan (FMP) in the UAE under a Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) domiciliation.
Businesses and healthcare providers in the UAE looking for an easier way to source and secure personal protective equipment (PPE) can now do so through Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s newly launched Response Initiative (RRI).
Spot gold was up 0.6% to $1,808.25 per ounce at 0933 GMT. US gold futures were up 0.6% at $1,813.30.
The blue-chip FTSE 100 was up 1.3%, with fewer than 10 stocks in the red in early trading, while the mid-cap FTSE 250 added 1.0%, led by the auto, personal goods and mining sectors.