Blockchain technologies have the potential to revolutionize the rapidly growing financial services sector in the UAE and broader GCC region, according to a new report from global consulting and technology firm Booz Allen Hamilton.
Trends driving the growth of financial services technology (FinTech) in the Middle East were discussed at a forum hosted in Dubai, UAE, today (May 11).
FinTech 2020, hosted by FIS, a global leader in financial services technology,
Employment in Bahrain’s financial services industry grew by 2.8 per cent during 2015, with a total of 13,877 people employed at end-2015 compared with 13,496 at end-2014, according to new data released by the Central Bank of Bahrain.
Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, will commence operations with the acceptance and approval of financial services licence applications with effect from today (October 21).
Shuaa Capital, a Dubai-based integrated financial services, has reported a 46.1 per cent increase in revenues to Dh116.2 million ($31.6 million) in the first half of 2014, compared to Dh79.5 million during the same period in 2013.
Standard Life, a leading provider of long term savings and investments, has strengthened its regional senior team by appointing Sean McGuire as head of Bank Distribution in the Middle East.
With over 25 years’ experience in
Atlas Group, a leading global provider of fund administration services, has launched a financial group, offering a selection of offshore financial products and advisory services tailored towards professional intermediaries.
Bahrain's matured financial services sector remains better guarded against cyber threats than its neighbours, who have come under attack, according to an expert.
Information technology practices followed by the banking sector
Bahrain's financial sector has already shown an improvement over the first quarter of the year, according to a senior Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) official.
'Our financial sector is 40 years old and I am lucky to have experience o
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) said it has signed a MoU with the Chinese Pudong Financial Services Bureau (PFSB) to boost exchange of financial services and development.
The MoU sets out the frameworks agreed between the t