Australia on Monday announced the country’s consumer watchdog would investigate mortgage pricing after the country’s largest banks refused to pass on recent interest rate cuts in full.
Dubai Economy, along with Emirates NBD, Emirates Islamic, HSBC, RAKBANK, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) and Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD),
Commercial and Islamic banks operating in Abu Dhabi recorded a total net income of around Dhs9.6 billion in the first quarter of 2020, according to data issued on Thursday by the Statistics Centre-Abu Dhabi.
The amalgamation of 10 public sector banks into four has been working smoothly for the past two months without any heartburns as the employee benefit schemes have been extended to all the employees, said a top official of All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA).
Hub71 has collaborated with two leading banks, Mashreq Bank and First Abu Dhabi Bank, to help identify and solve the pain points faced by startups. This follows the launch of Hub71’s White Paper which explored the challenges that startups face when opening a UAE bank account.
Britain’s top banks have axed dividend payments after pressure from the regulator, saving their capital as a buffer against expected losses from the economic fallout from the coronavirus.
The government is working on a privatisation plan to help to raise money by selling assets in non-core companies and sectors when the country is strapped for funds due to lack of economic growth caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The total value of national banks’ assets rose by around 0.7 per cent on a monthly basis in July to Dhs2.8 trillion, up from Dhs2.78 trillion by the end of June 2020.
The total value of assets of the four largest national banks in the country increased by about 10 per cent by the end of the first nine months of this year, to reach Dhs2.36 trillion, compared to Dhs2.14 trillion at the end of the same period in 2019.
Canadian banks are warning of a rise in credit impairments over the next year as the unwinding of government aid and loan deferral programmes in coming months expose lenders to the real damage to customers from the coronavirus crisis.