Press Releases

21 November 02:12 PM SOUQ ramps up operations ahead of White Friday Sale
SOUQramps up operations ahead of White Friday Sale Shopperscan snap up deals on a whopping five million products that will match thelowest prices in the region 20th November,2017, Dubai, U.A.E:, the online retail and marketplace in the MiddleEast, has integrated some of parent company Amazon's (AMZN) processes andsystems to further strengthen its robust delivery operations ahead of WhiteFriday, its biggest online shopping event in the region. SOUQ's annual White
21 November 02:08 PM Takaful Emarat Partners with – the Middle East’s Leading Comparison Website
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 November 2017 – Adding further momentum to their digital expansion, Takaful Emarat (the Company), has just signed a partnership with, the UAE’s leading comparison website.The timing of this partnership is in keeping with the expected growth of the health insurance market in the UAE - an estimated 12 percent by 2020 according to specialized studies - with the average healthcare spending per capita has risen to UD$1,500, at a rate of up to AED50 billion
19 November 04:27 PM DMCC and China Partnership to Open New Trade Corridor for Coffee Anchored in Dubai
DMCC and China collaboration first to create Dubai marketplace for the global coffee tradeDMCC Coffee Centre to provide temperature controlled, world-class storage and warehousing facility with office and co-location space for exporters Dubai, UAE; 19 November 2017: DMCC, the world’s leading Free Zone for trade and enterprise in Dubai, confirmed that the development of its new 7,500 sq/m DMCC Coffee Centre, close to Jebel Ali Port harbour, is underway marked by a ground-breaking ceremony attended
19 November 01:12 PM Emirates Islamic introduces new credit card for UAE Nationals
Bank customises Emarati Visa Signature credit card to match UAE nationals’ needs and lifestyle Dubai, 19 November, 2017 – Emirates Islamic, oneof the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, today announced thelaunch of its ‘Emarati Visa Signature credit card’, which is customised to meetthe needs and lifestyles of UAE National customers via exclusiveprivileges and offers. The ‘Emarati’ VisaSignature credit card has been designed in collaboration with the world’sleader
16 November 03:14 PM to Launch Half a Million Deals for White Friday 2017
SOUQ’s biggest online sale to run anunprecedented 500,000 deals on 16,000 brands for shoppers in the GCC and Egypt from22 to 25 November - 50 times more deals on offer than last year across allcategories, from electronics to furniture, fashion, toys and much more - SOUQ adds massive new line up of leading labels onoffer for White Friday Sale 14 November 2017, Dubai, United ArabEmirates: has announced the return of itsbiggest online shopping event,
9 November 08:28 PM MENA Equity Market News Available on FactSet through Alliance with DirectFN
DirectFN, a whollyowned subsidiary of National Technology Group (NTG) and FactSet, a globalprovider of integrated financial information, analytical applications andindustry-leading service formed a new alliance to make DirectFN’s sistercompany Mubasher Media Newswire available to investment professionals throughFactSet. “FactSet iscommitted to delivering the world’s best insight and information to investmentprofessionals,” explained Linda Clarkson, Director, News, Research, Filings andTranscripts
7 November 06:53 PM Blockchain hopes to bolster trust in the global financial system
Beyondthe way we bank, Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of California-basedHyperledger Project, believes that blockchain could transform the way we shop,transport goods and buy homes. There is one overarching reason why it could bea paradigm shifter: it reinforces trust. “Notsince the Internet has the world seen a technology with such potential toreinvent how companies do business and define their own value proposition totheir customers, as blockchain,” said Behlendorf, Executive