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AL-MAWARID Bank and the Lebanese Syndicate of Bank Employers renewed a 2 years contract for bankers’ benefit

AL-MAWARID Bank and the Lebanese Syndicate of Bank Employers renewed a 2 years contract for bankers’ benefit

Beirut, 02 May 2017: 1995, Al-MAWARID Bank s.a.l. shook the banking industry after successfully pioneering in the introduction of revolving credit cards in Lebanon, then again in 1997 after becoming the first bank in Lebanon to partner with a syndicate to launch a co-branded syndicate card. In April 2017, AL-MAWARID Bank, the Lebanese Cards Services,

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SGBL, Mastercard and La Sagesse Beirut Sports Club announce new partnership agreement

SGBL and Mastercard signed a partnership agreement with La Sagesse Beirut Sports Club. The signing took place in the Veterans Building of Collège La Sagesse in Achrafieh, in the presence of SGBL’s Executive Management, Mastercard Senior Representatives, the management and teams of La Sagesse Club, the schools and university directors, alumni and parents, as well

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Saxo Bank: US Dollar in the spotlight as world awaits the market reaction to Trump’s protectionist policies

Saxo Bank’s Head of FX Strategy says a continuation of the recent US dollar strength will pressure countries across the Middle East The loud proclamation of US President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech to support protectionist measures has strong potential to be US-dollar supportive, however there are real fears that his “America First” strategy could lead

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2017 MENA Retail Insights: What’s In Store for the Sector? By Danny Karam, Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton MENA

An unstable global economy, fraught with geopolitical uncertainty, left many wondering if retailers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) would struggle to turn a profit in 2016. Yet, just as challenges have come to characterize the region’s business landscape, so too have a wealth of technological advances that are rapidly changing the regional

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Barclays Reinforces Wealth and Investment Management team servicing MENA

Barclays’ strong growth ambitions throughout 2017 Barclays announced today the appointment of three new senior bankers in its Wealth and Investment Management division for Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Antoine Roger Chemali and David Stephan both join Barclays Wealth and Investment Management division as directors, while Owen Dayson joins as a Vice President. All

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Byblos Bank/AUB Consumer Confidence Index: Political Breakthrough lifts Consumer Confidence in Fourth Quarter of 2016

Byblos Bank Headquarters, January 18, 2017: Byblos Bank issued today, in cooperation with the Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut, the results of the Byblos Bank/AUB Consumer Confidence Index for the fourth quarter of 2016. The results show that the Index increased by 3.5% in October, grew by 2.2% in November

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Union of Arab Banks concludes the 21st session of the annual Arab Banking Conference “Lobbying for Better Arab – International Banking Cooperation”

Beirut, November 25, 2016: Union of Arab Banks concluded the 21st session of the annual Arab Banking Conference titled “Lobbying for Better Arab – International Banking Cooperation”, on Friday November 25, 2016 at Phoenicia Hotel, Beirut, in the presence of His Excellency Mr. Amr Moussa, Former Secretary General of the League of Arab States and

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