Under the theme ‘Dealing with Global Disruptors’, Gary aimed to identify how investors can manage risk and rewards from this new disruption paradigm.
Speaking at the media briefing, Gary commented, “2016 has proven to be a year where the global economy has seen many a disruption and challenge to perceived conventional wisdom. On the political front, Brexit and Donald Trump’s victory were major surprises to the financial markets and precipitated significant shifts in the valuations of currencies and asset classes. Technology has continued to disrupt industries with such things as driverless cars and robots now seen as much closer to the norm rather than the [...]
Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, took home the ‘Smart Financial Services Excellence Award’ at the ‘6th Middle East Municipalities and Smart Cities Excellence Awards’. The bank was recognised for its outstanding commitment to smart banking and living, in support of Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s Smart Dubai vision that aims to make living in Dubai the most efficient, seamless, and impactful experience through technology innovation.
The bank was lauded for being a digital innovator in the region, offering customers a seamless and omnichannel delivery of its products and services and empowering them with a truly smart lifestyle. Through the Emirates [...]
Influencing technology trends revolved around Blockchain, Artificial intelligence and IoT
Emirates NBD Group, a leading banking Group in the region, marked the 2016 UAE Innovation Week (20 – 26 November) with the ‘Emirates NBD Group Innovation Olympics’. The initiative, part of the official support activities of the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation, brought together innovators from within Emirates NBD as well as external innovation partners and participants.
The day-long Emirates NBD Group Innovation Olympics included a competition where finalists presented working prototypes of innovative solutions in banking and financial technology [...]
Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region has been ranked the ‘Strongest Bank in the UAE’ by the prestigious Asian Banker’s ‘AB 500 Strongest Banks in 2016.’ The bank, the largest in the UAE, was rated highly for its sound growth record and its giant leaps in the digitisation of banking over the past year.
Furthermore, Emirates NBD was named third ‘Strongest Bank in the Middle East’ and recognised for its exceptional financial performance along with improvements in balance sheet growth and capitalisation.
Commenting on the announcement, Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Emirates NBD said: “To achieve the title of the ‘Strongest Bank in [...]
Emirates NBD announces commitment to support UAE leadership’s Dubai Blockchain Strategy
His Highness Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman, Emirates NBD today announced the successful launch of the bank’s pilot blockchain network for banking services, a first for a private sector entity in the UAE.
The bank, a front-runner in digital banking solutions and a member of Dubai Future Foundation’s Global Blockchain Council, successfully completed a proof of concept blockchain network for international remittances and open account trade finance, in partnership with ICICI Bank Limited, India’s largest private sector bank by consolidated assets and Infosys [...]
Emirates NBD, one of the leading banking groups in the region, is introducing ‘Pepper’, an artificial intelligence robot that will add a fun element to customer engagement. Pepper will make his appearance at the bank’s marketing and promotional events in the UAE as well at select Emirates NBD branches in the near future.
Pepper will interact with customers to understand visitation needs and present products and services alternatives in an engaging way, assisted by the bank’s staff. While Pepper will not engage on core banking functions, as the world of artificial intelligence and robots evolves, the bank, a front-runner in digital and mobile banking, has announced that it [...]
Bank’s Visa card customers can now pay for in-store purchases instantly with their mobile phones
Emirates NBD, one of the leading banking groups in the region, announced the launch of Emirates NBD Pay, a near-field communication- (NFC) based mobile contactless payment service that enables customers to make in-store purchases instantly via their mobile banking app.
The bank, a front-runner in digital and mobile banking solutions in the UAE, is the first in the Central Europe, Middle East and Africa region (CEMEA) to incorporate Visa’s Token Service technology to launch a contactless payment solution.
Emirates NBD’s Visa credit and debit card [...]