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HSBC launches AED1 billion international growth fund

Fund open to new and existing international SME customers.

November 13, 2013 4:06
 
Arab Spring has cost the economies billions of dollars

Arab Spring to cost Middle East $800 billion – HSBC

The bank said the Arab Spring had also damaged the Gulf economies, by increasing their dependence on oil-fuelled government spending and deterring politically sensitive policy reforms.

October 9, 2013 5:48
 
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Gulf to use more Chinese Yuan – HSBC

One step was taken in January last year when the central banks of China and the United Arab Emirates signed an agreement allowing them to swap 35 billion yuan.

April 9, 2013 10:31
 
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HSBC says unprofitable to deal with Syrians

One regional banking analyst said the cost of making additional checks on customers was difficult to justify if they did not provide much revenue to the bank.

February 7, 2013 11:23
 
Serviced apartments in Dubai more popular

A rush for Dubai’s serviced apartments

With regional unrest, people are coming to Dubai where they might have gone to other locations in the past.

January 23, 2013 11:39
 
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HSBC pulls back from Islamic banking

Through its HSBC Amanah arm, headquartered in the UAE, HSBC was a pioneer in the industry and it operated the largest Islamic business of any Western bank.

October 18, 2012 4:07
 
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Qatar eyes Islamic bond sale; demand seen high

HSBC, StanC, Deutsche picked to arrange meetings; Local lenders Barwa Bank and QInvest also on the deal; Roadshows begin July 9 in Malaysia; Singapore follows; Qatar to benefit from global demand for regional credit

July 5, 2012 5:47
 
EFG-QInvest tie-up

HSBC buys at least 5 percent of EFG Hermes

British bank HSBC has acquired a stake of at least 5 percent in EFG Hermes, the Middle East's biggest home-grown investment bank, Egypt's stock exchange said on Tuesday.

July 4, 2012 10:23
 
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HSBC sees top Abu Dhabi names tap bond market in H2

HSBC Holdings, the top arranger of debt issues in the Middle East so far this year, sees a flurry of bond offerings in the second half, including from prime sovereign-linked Abu Dhabi names yet to tap the market in 2012, a top executive said.

July 2, 2012 4:57
 
Tokio Marine affiliate soars in Saudi bourse debut

Saudi Olayan Group issues $173 million sukuk

Olayan Group, one of the largest conglomerates in Saudi Arabia, has concluded its maiden issue of an Islamic bond, or sukuk, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.

June 27, 2012 9:58
 
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