First Gulf Bank in Dubai

First Gulf Bank although a couple of years ago has shown several signs of a possible bankruptcy, had been luckily saved by the Emirates government and ever since, if has gotten wings and ranked as the second best bank of the United Arab Emirates. Let us see what First Gulf Bank offers for its clients. First Gulf Bank is based in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. The ownership is parted between several members of the Sheikh…

Bank of America in Dubai

Bank of America has been one of the strongest international banks in Dubai. The founding of the Dubai branch of the Bank of America that has opened its doors to the public in 1994 is the result of the high American population, which lives in Dubai. Let us now see what this bank can offer for its clients. Bank of America is one of the second largest banks of the United States and has branches all over the world, in…

Habib Bank in Dubai

Habib Bank, Bank Al Habib and HBL Pakistan come from the same source although the HBL, which is the biggest, and today a governmentally owned bank originating and still called as Habib Bank internationally. The Habib Bank is one of the biggest banks in the world, especially when talking about Islamic banks. With its 1450 branches in Pakistan and a further 55 in the 5 continents of the world, the Habib is one most important bank of Pakistan and the…

Commercial Bank of Dubai

Commercial Bank of Dubai is one of the main banks of the Emirate that deals with commercial banking as its priority but also deals with retail and wealth management possibilities. Only a specific clientele can be the account holder at Commercial Bank, which because of this manages to keep a high profile status among the banks of Dubai. Commercial Bank of Dubai was established in 1969 as a result of a joint venture between the German Commerzbank the Chase Manhattan…

HDFC Bank in Dubai

HDFC is the biggest private banks of India that has extensive services in Dubai and the whole area of the United Arab Emirates, considering those hundreds of thousands of Indians who live and work in its territory. Therefore, HDFC is among the most important expat banks of Dubai, having affiliate agreements with several financial companies in order to make payments for Indian nationals all the easier. HDFC Bank in Dubai has its own branches; but also due to its affiliate…

Bank of Baroda in Dubai

It is a well-known fact that Dubai and India has always had very strong connections in terms of business. Today, more than half of the Dubai residents are in fact Indian and Dubai can thank a lot for all the Indian businesspersons who helped to flourish the emirate. Bank of Baroda is the third largest bank of India and naturally, it has its branches in Dubai as the main state, which employs also those who have Indian citizenship. Let us…

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank is one of the main banks of the United Arab Emirates being the main Islamic Bank of Abu Dhabi. Established in 1997 the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank keeps up with the modernisation offering advanced services to its clients. The Women’s Bank of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank is called Dana specialised for women clients only, as women as not allowed in Islamic banks only if they go to the women’s area. Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank has many…

Samba Bank in Dubai

Samba Bank has come a long way, since it was founded as The Saudi American Bank of Saudi Arabia, thanks to the cooperation of Citibank. Samba Bank’s presence is especially important in Dubai and in Pakistan where altogether 28 branches are located. The roots of Samba Bank go back to the Fifties’ when Citibank has opened its first branch in Jeddah. Samba Bank, which is called today as Samba Financial Group, was founded in 1980 when Saudi Arabia was on…

HSBC Bank in Dubai

HSBC Bank is one of the world’s leading financial institutions offering the opening of local, international and offshore bank accounts in Dubai. HSBC Bank in Dubai is part of the HSBC Middle East and its current head office is in Jersey Island having main shareholding in Saudi Arabia and Egypt as well. In Dubai, head offices of HSBC are mainly located in Bur Dubai and Jebel Ali with a customer service in Mercato Mall. HSBC Holding is the leading corporation…

SBI Bank in Dubai

State Bank of India is the largest bank of India having its origins back in the age of the British Empire in India. The SBI Bank is the largest of the biggest 4 banks of India which includes, apart from SBI, the ICICI, Punjab National Bank and HDFC Bank and its among the largest banks in the world too. SBI Bank has its branches in Dubai of course, which is home to so many Indians working in the whole UAE.…

Standard Chartered Bank in Dubai

Standard Chartered Bank is a British Bank that really serves as a memento for the British Empire, which has ruled the world for almost 4 centuries starting from the 1600’s and pulling out of its last colonies in the Sixties and Seventies. Despite its British origins the Bank has mainly operated and did its business and investment in the African, Middle Eastern and Asian regions, having its first branches opened in Shanghai China, Mumbai, India, in Hong Kong Great Britain…

RAK Bank in Dubai

RAK is the general abbreviation used for Ras Al Khaimah. The alone standing Emirate, being next to Dubai is place of a growing interest especially when it comes to business and offshore activities and banking activities. RAK Bank has been chosen as the best bank of the United Arab Emirates multiple times, thanks to its various outstanding services and for the employing of the best customer service too. Operating with a much better opening hour schedule, RAK Bank houses much…

Union Bank of India

The Union Bank of India is the largest private banks of the country, which as of today is nationalised. The large bank that has over 2400 branches in its homeland has announced the opening of its new branch in Dubai in the end of 2010. Union Bank has specifically been created in Dubai for managing the financial affairs of the tens of thousands of Indians who live in Dubai. Let us see now can Union Bank possibly offer us and…

Deutsche Bank in Dubai

Deutsche Bank Dubai branches are under the control of Deutsche Bank Middle East and North Africa responsible for the operations of DB in these regions. Deutsche Bank (DB) is one of the leading banks of Europe and the world. Let us see what can Deutsche Bank in Dubai offer its clients. Deutsche Bank is among the largest banks in the world founded in 1970 having its headquarters in Frankfurt, it is the largest foreign exchange dealer in the world possessing…

Noor Islamic Bank in Dubai

Founded by the Al Maktoum family which is ruling Dubai, Noor Islamic Bank is one of the youngest banks of Dubai founded in 2008 just in the Middle of the financial crisis yet Noor Islamic Bank has proved to be successful having branches in all the big cities of the United Arab Emirates. Noor Islamic Bank as its name says works according to Sharia Islamic laws offering all sorts of Islamic Banking services for everyone. Apart from being a bank,…

Mashreq Bank in Dubai

Mashreq Bank is one of the leading banks of the United Arab Emirates. Mashreq Bank operates all over the Emirates and in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sudan. The Mashreq Bank’s leader is Abdullah Al Ghurair who is also famous for setting up Dubai’s first shopping mall the Al Ghurair Shopping Mall with their head office being right next to this spectacular shopping and residence centre. The main branches of Mashreq Bank can be found in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Ras…

Citibank in Dubai

Citibank is the main and third largest bank of the United States that has opened its first Dubai offices a couple of years ago. Today, it has more branch offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Citibank has branches and representatives in 100 countries of the world with the UAE Dubai branches being one of these. The bank offers diverse individual and corporate financial services for Dubai and UAE clients. Citibank offers great well-developed services for all of its clients, starting…

Barclays Bank in Dubai

Barclays Bank is one of the biggest international banks in the world based in London England. Barclays Bank operates in the world’s 50 countries in every continent of the world with the exception of Latin America. According to the statistics, the bank is the 10th on the list of the biggest international banks. Barclays Bank United Arab Emirates branch is located in Dubai and it’s been working in the Middle East since 1974. Next to Dubai, Barclays Bank operates a…

Arab Bank in Dubai

Arab Bank is also the bank that was the very first privately held bank in the whole MENA region, which basically means the whole Arabic world. The story of Arab Bank is really fairy tale story starting in the end of the nineteenth century with one man who has established one of the world biggest banks which is definitely the bank with the biggest international webs all around the world, typically for Arabic people and expats but not closing out…

Emirates NBD

National Bank of Dubai and Emirates Bank has ceased to exist under their names yet united and formed Emirates NBD, which is one of the main banks of Dubai and the whole United Arab Emirates. The rebranding process of the two banks into one has ended in 2010 so this way Emirates NBD is a new entity. The account and shareholders who were previously in one of the banks have automatically become the share and accountholders of Emirated NBD under…

Dubai Islamic Bank

The Dubai Islamic Bank or DIB as they call it in the Emirates had been founded back in 1975. Today, the Dubai Islamic Bank is one of the largest banks of the United Arab Emirates. As for its operation, it is being operated according to the requirements of the Islamic regulations covering bank transactions and according to the national regulations on all bank matters. The Dubai Islamic bank has more than 60 branches all over the United Arab Emirates, with…