Nokia Asha 503 review: Affordable but so slow and cumbersome
The Nokia 503 offers many of the main functions of a fancy smartphone and at just Dh349, however, it can be a frustrating experience.
Bold and Beautiful stars come out to play in the UAE
Bold, beautiful and, thanks to the UAE weather, probably soon to be bronzed, the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful have landed in the UAE ahead of filming for the popular, long-running television show.
Where to find Afghan restaurants in the UAE
To taste Afghan food, you have to be willing to search for it. Here's our lowdown on the cuisine's deep, complex flavours – and where to try it in the UAE.
Executive travel: Bliss en route to Boston with Emirates Airline business class
Emirates Airlines launched its first direct flight to Boston last week amid a flurry of media attention. So what is it really like to fly business class on the new route?
Pele clarifies position after Brazil protesters brand him ‘traitor of the century’
Pele has moved to clarify his stance on the demonstrations sweeping across Brazil after protesters in Rio de Janeiro last week called him the 'traitor of the century'.
Welcome to the punch: Afghanistan’s female boxers
Afghan female boxers practice at the Kabul Stadium boxing club. The women, who are 18 and older, don’t have much more than determination, and a trainer who runs them through their paces.
February 5, 2014
Involves unsuccessul restructuring of $40m investment vehicle in 2007.
January 23, 2014
National Bank of Fujairah and Union Arab Bank report record 2013 profit as S&P predicts acceleration of loan growth this year.
December 14, 2013
UAE banks scramble to lure new retail customers at home and abroad amid stiffening competition
December 12, 2013
How the Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank pulled itself out of the quagmire of bad loans and high-risk investments is a lesson for financial institutions everywhere.
December 12, 2013
Foreign lenders are waiting for more clarity on new rules for foreign banks, which were unveiled by the Reserve Bank of India last month.
November 3, 2013
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank's expansionary drive in Dubai has attracted Arab expatriates and non-Muslim westerners, according to its new retail banking chief.
October 26, 2013
Survey shows that big bonuses are expected this year as global financial institutions resume rewarding staff with significant payouts.
October 24, 2013
Emirates NBD’s third-quarter net profit climbed 21 per cent but the Dubai bank fell short of analysts’ expectations.
October 23, 2013
Three UAE banks have opened the third quarter reporting season showing strong profit increases as income from loans and mortgages edged up and problem loans decreased.
October 15, 2013
Analysts at National Bank of Abu Dhabi are forecasting as much as Dh5.3 billion in aggregate profit for seven banks for the quarter.
October 11, 2013
Three of the best: we compare children's savings accounts at three UAE banks – First Gulf Bank, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank.
August 17, 2013
Three of the best cash-back debit and credit cards
August 5, 2013
A draft law designed to boost the resilience of the UAE to financial shocks has been reviewed by Central Bank officials.
July 30, 2013
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank reported a 25 per cent rise in second-quarter net profit on Tuesday, beating analysts' forecasts.