Officials of the Ajman University, Noor Bank during the launching ceremony.
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.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Faisal Al Qasimi, Chairman and CEO of MBF Group has signed an investment partnership with Hussain Al-Tantawi, Executive Director of the National Bank of Egypt (NBE), at (DIFC) office, in the presence of Tariq Al Ghazali, General Manager of the Bank’s representative office in the UAE.
Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), amongst the largest Islamic bank in the world is set to acquire Noor Bank, enhancing Dubai’s position as the capital of Islamic economy and creating the region’s most powerful Shari’a banking group.
du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has strengthened its partnership with Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a leading financial institution in the UAE, to provide dynamic class leading data centre services.
The pan-European STOXX 600 index was flat, while travel and leisure stocks shed the most among sectors with a 2.4% fall.
The dollar gave up gains made after the Federal Reserve upgraded its 2020 economic forecast this week to trade in negative territory on Thursday. It was last quoted at 92.923 against a basket of major currencies, on track for a 0.3% weekly loss.
Retail sales volumes rose by 0.8% in August, the Office for National Statistics said - slightly above the average 0.7% forecast in a Reuters poll - and, compared with a year earlier, they were up 2.8%, just below forecasts of 3.0% annual growth.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 0.18 per cent, or 40.93 points, to close at 23,360.30 for a weekly loss of 0.20 per cent. The broader Topix index finished 0.49 per cent, or 8.02 points, higher at 1,646.42 for a weekly gain of 0.60 per cent.