Wednesday , May 23 2018

Banking

AECB automates bank credit report-pulling processes

Dubai / Emirates Business Al Etihad Credit Bureau (AECB) , the UAE’s credit reporting company, launched the Application-to-Application (A2A) advanced feature in January, granting lenders direct access to the Bureau’s database to extract that data they need and use it as direct input into their own decision-making systems. UAE’s Leading ...

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Bahrain offers region’s lowest operating costs for financial sector

Nanama / Emirates Business A new report by KPMG has revealed that Bahrain enjoys some of the region’s lowest operating costs for financial services institutions. The report covered the average costs of a range of factors including commercial rental rates, occupancy cost, manpower cost, communication and utility expenses, in addition ...

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ZKB eyes Swiss private banking as sector shrinks

Bloomberg Zuercher Kantonalbank, Switzerland’s fourth- biggest bank, said it’s considering acquisitions in the country’s shrinking private banking sector as smaller rivals struggle with rising costs and negative interest rates. “Domestic private banking is interesting if it offers a certain size and is a good fit,” Martin Scholl, ZKB’s chief executive ...

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