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Dubai International Financial Centre Celebrates the UAE’s 48th National Day

Dubai International Financial Centre Celebrates the UAE’s 48th National Day

Dubai, UAE, 28 November 2019: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) celebrated the UAE’s 48th National Day with a series of cultural activities and performances including traditional music and dance reflecting the national values of the UAE. The celebration, widely attended by DIFC’s vibrant and lively community of more than 24,000 professionals, took place against the

DIFC FinTech Hive Showcases over 30 ‘Proof of Concept’ Start-up Successes at Investor Day – an Increase of 50 per cent in 2019

Proof of Concepts increase by 50 per cent in 2019 as ambitious start-ups showcase innovative FinTech solutions and expansion plans that will shape the future of finance in the UAE and MEASA region at DIFC FinTech Hive Investor Day 2019 Mentorship pairings between leading financial institutions and FinTech start-ups at DIFC FinTech Hive increased more

Dubai International Financial Centre to Host Flagship Future of Finance conference at Dubai Exhibition Centre

DIFC and Expo 2020 Dubai ink agreement to host the region’s leading finance conference at Dubai Exhibition Centre Global leaders, economic commentators, regional specialists and sector pioneers to participate in Future of Finance conference during Expo 2020 Dynamic new format will focus on Dubai as a regional centre for innovation, showcase the comprehensive financial ecosystem

Dubai International Financial Centre Welcomes Global Payments Pioneer WorldFirst

The Centre’s comprehensive financial ecosystem continues to attract global leaders to the region and facilitate opportunities for sector pioneers to scale operations across the MEASA WorldFirst represents parent company Ant Financial Services Group’s first major base within the region and new DIFC office will allow the brand to exploit the largely untapped e-commerce market Dubai,

IMF Regional Economic Outlook report calls for reforms to promote job-rich growth and build resilience

The challenging global economic environment and lower oil prices place greater onus on MENAP countries to strengthen institutions and foster an enabling environment for private investment Policymakers should ensure macroeconomic stability and build resilience by reducing fiscal vulnerabilities Further developing domestic financial markets, including by enhancing legal frameworks, remains a key priority Dubai, United Arab

Dubai International Financial Centre Records a 45% Rise in Islamic Assets, Marking Significant Year-on-Year Growth

Over 40 financial firms based in the Centre providing Sharia-compliant products and solutions Dubai, UAE, 16 October 2019: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, and the number eight global financial centre, has marked a significant rise in Islamic assets being managed

Dubai International Financial Centre Celebrates Ranking as 8th Best Global Financial Centre by Ringing Nasdaq Dubai Market-Opening Bell

DIFC Governor presides over the iconic bell ringing ceremony, signalling the start of trading at the region’s international financial exchange Ceremony reinforces Dubai’s standing as a top 10 global financial centre Rise in ranking is testament to DIFC’s remarkable success in building a comprehensive, innovative and dynamic ecosystem fostering financial sector growth Dubai, UAE, 14

Dubai Soars to Number Eight Amongst Global Financial Powerhouses

Maktoum bin Mohammed: Dubai’s steady ascent in rankings driven by DIFC’s remarkable success in building an ecosystem that fosters financial industry growth Dubai recognised as a top ten financial centre in Global Financial Centres Index for its role in contributing to the development of the regional economy and identifying new pathways to boost the financial

31 innovative global start-ups to participate in the third edition of DIFC FinTech Hive’s 2019 accelerator programme

Finalists join the 2019 cohort, from across the world including start-ups from Asia, Europe, Middle East and North Africa Third edition includes larger pool of FinTech firms, growing approximately 50% from 2018 Participants to receive training and mentoring from leading financial players and strategic partner institutions Dubai, 8 September 2019: In line with the continuous

Digital adoption and cybersecurity are the top challenges for Middle Eastern businesses, survey finds

Pulse Report on attitudes towards leadership development in the Middle East cite digital adoption and cybersecurity as major issues Dubai, UAE, 14 July 2019: Sixty-six percent of senior executives in the Middle East believe digital adoption and cybersecurity are their greatest business challenges, an international survey of businesspeople working across the Middle East reveals. According