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Barclays probe turns cold Qatar

Barclays considers sale of UAE retail business

Barclays Plc is conducting a strategic review of its retail banking operations in the United Arab Emirates which could lead to…

August 13, 2013 2:26

Goldman hires Barclays banker to run Saudi business

Goldman Sachs Inc has hired Omar Mohammady to run the its Saudi Arabian investment banking business, a key role for global banks…

December 4, 2012 9:28
Barclays probe turns cold Qatar

National Bank of Fujairah to replace Barclays on UAE rate panel

There has been no suggestion that Barclays tried to manipulate Eibor, which is used to price financial instruments in the Gulf's top financial centre

September 27, 2012 10:35
Libor Scandal but with criminal power?

Power of criminal sanctions: Libor reform effect on GCC business

Any reforms in setting Libor will affect the cost of doing business in the GCC and hence should be of importance to both lenders and borrowers...

September 24, 2012 2:27
Barclays probe turns cold Qatar

Fraud probe could turn Qatar cold on Barclays

Barclays announced plans to raise a further 7.3 billion pounds from investors led by Qatar Holding, Challenger, and Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Mansour.

August 30, 2012 7:00
New york Regulator Standard Chartered

Stan Chart built damning case against itself

While direct regulators like the Department of Financial Services do have access to the legal files of the banks they regulate, even without a waiver, it is rare for regulators to exploit the documents in such a public fashion

August 11, 2012 1:35
New york Regulator Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered joins the ranks of the ‘rogue and disgraced’

Barclays, Credit Suisse Group, ING and Lloyds have settled their fines after conclusive investigations but it did not end there for foreign banks. Standard Chartered could have its state license stripped by U.S. regulators for hiding illegal dealings with Iran

August 7, 2012 9:39
Barclays Bank

Barclays’ Qatari baggage gets even heavier

The central question surrounds fees that Barclays may have paid Qatar's sovereign fund in return for advising the bank's Middle East business

August 2, 2012 2:45
Barclays Bank

Scandal replaces Barclays power

One of the UK's largest banks has pulled their influence out of the UAE as far as Interbank rates go. The scandal that has torched Barclays in England seems to have haunted it here as well.

July 15, 2012 2:13
The winter of investors’ discontent

The winter of investors’ discontent

Property investors in Dubai continue to scramble for financing, but to no avail

January 13, 2009 1:07