Banks in The UAE
Noor Islamic Bank (NIB)
About Noor Islamic Bank
Established in 2007 in Dubai, Noor Islamic Bank is a full service bank delivering the broadest range of products for its customers, with an emphasis on unique and personalized services. Noor Islamic Bank’s products and services are governed by a Shari’a Board, comprising leading Islamic scholars with extensive experience and expertise in legal, financial and banking-related matters. Noor Islamic Bank has locations across the UAE in the Emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah, and has a representative office in Tunisia which is managed out of Dubai.
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HSBC’s history in the Middle East dates back to 1959, when it acquired The British Bank of the Middle East. Founded in London in 1889, it pioneered banking in the region and for decades was the only bank committed to supporting the area.
In 1978, the bank’s business in Saudi Arabia was transferred to a new bank, the Saudi British Bank, in which the Group took a 40% shareholding. The Group also took a 40% share in the Hong Kong Egyptian Bank S.A.E, when it was established in 1982.
In 1994, the bank’s head office was transferred to Jersey and in 1999 it was renamed HSBC Bank Middle East. In 2001, the Group’s shareholding in Egypt increased to 94.5%.
HSBC ATMs – access over 153 HSBC ATMs, across the UAE & 800,000 ATMs across the world
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Standard Chartered Bank
About Standard Chartered Bank
Standard Chartered Bank started in 1958 in UAE with its first branch in Sharjah. The Group’s business gradually increased in Dubai with the opening of several branches and today, Dubai is the administrative hub of the Middle East and South Asia Region. In its 50th year, the Bank enjoys the position of having the most extensive branch network among foreign international banks in UAE with 11 branches emirate-wide.
Standard Chartered is an international bank, focused on the established and emerging markets of Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America with an extensive global network of more than 1,700 offices in over 70 countries. The three principal business groups are Global Markets, Personal Banking and Corporate and Institutional Banking.
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American Express Middle East and North Africa
About American Express
AMEX (Middle East) B.S.C. (c) – AEME established its presence in the Middle East in 1959 and set up its first office in Bahrain in 1979. In 1992, American Express became a joint venture company owned by Mawarid Investment Limited and American Express.
Operating in 18 markets in the Middle East and North Africa region, AEME issues dollar currency Credit and Charge Cards: Personal (Green), Gold, Platinum as well as Company and Corporate Cards. Since 2001, with the introduction of its first local currency Credit Card in the United Arab Emirates, AEME has been introducing a range of local currency Credit Cards across the region.
American Express Cards are accepted at millions of locations in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.
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Lloyds TSB Middle East
About Lloyds TSB
Lloyds TSB Bank has been in Dubai since 1977. Their dedication to customer service and specialist expertise has put them at the forefront of banking throughout MENA region.
Lloyds TSB Middle East is a branch of Lloyds TSB Bank plc, which is a member of Lloyds Banking Group. This makes them part of one of the largest and most successful banking groups in the world. What this means for you, is that you are with a bank that has enormous strength and solidity.
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Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD)
About Commercial Bank of Dubai
CBD was formed in 1969, An Emiri Decree issued by His Highness the Late Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the founder of modern Dubai, laid the cornerstone of Commercial Bank of Dubai. CBD was started out as a joint venture of Commerzbank, Chase Manhattan Bank and Commercial Bank of Kuwait. A minority stake was held by a few UAE businessmen. CBD offer you a range of retail and commercial banking products and services at par with any other bank in the industry.
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RAKBANK, the trading name of the National Bank of Ras Al-Khaimah, is a public joint stock company, headquartered in the emirate of Ras Al-Khaimah, in the UAE. The Head Office of the bank is situated in RAKBANK Building, Emirates Rd, Ras Al-Khaimah. The bank is 52.75% owned by the Government of Ras Al-Khaimah.
Shares are publicly traded. Board consists of several members of the ruling family of the emirate of Ras-Al Khaimah and businessmen from UAE and Kuwait. The bank is engaged in providing retail and corporate banking services through a network of thirty one branches in the United Arab Emirates, but all the transactions are handled on a strictly commercial basis.
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