Middle East

How TCS is investing in innovation 

24 November 2022

Sumanta Roy, Vice President & Head of Middle East Africa, TCS, speaks to Intelligent Fin.tech about the banking and financial industry in the Middle East, how TCS has impacted it, industry requirements in the Middle East and how businesses in this...

Real-time rails can unlock new value creation opportunities for UAE financial organisations  

24 November 2022

With new digital payment trends on the rise, a new set of impactful use cases are now possible. Craig Ramsey, Global Head of Real-time Payments, ACI Worldwide, talks about this and how real-time rails can create new opportunities for financial institutions...

Region’s top Web 3.0 innovators celebrated at inaugural Middle East Blockchain Awards

21 November 2022

The first edition of the Middle East Blockchain Awards (MEBA), held on 18 November in the five-star W Hotel on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, 14 of the region’s best in the field of Web 3.0. Award winners were announced during a glittering ceremony attended...

Jingle Pay set to launch in Bahrain in collaboration with AFS

11 November 2022

Jingle Pay, a financial app that provides money services in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan(MENAP) region, has entered into a strategic partnership with Arab Financial Services (AFS), a leading digital payments solutions...

Mastercard and Nclude partner to accelerate Egypt’s FinTech ecosystem

11 November 2022

Mastercard has announced a strategic investment in Nclude, a FinTech-focused VC investment platform launched in partnership with Egypt’s leading national banks – Banque Misr, National Bank of Egypt and Banque Du Caire – to further boost...

A stats-based approach to hybrid work in the financial sector

8 September 2022

A flexible office environment can better align employee needs and business goals, but the financial and banking sector seems to be reverting to old habits and rallying for in-office presence. Ekta Puthran, MEA Lead – Collaboration,...

Nutanix helps financial services organisations in Middle East reimagine their cloud journey

7 September 2022

Many FSIs make the mistake of layering piecemeal cloud solutions on infrastructure in an attempt to achieve functional goals. Nutanix has detailed organisations’ relationship with the cloud and how the company is aiding them on this journey. Nutanix,...

Ajman Bank launches Mastercard Touch Card

6 September 2022

Mastercard and Ajman Bank have strengthened their commitment to inclusion through a new initiative designed to expand access to the digital economy. Touch Card is an accessible payment card that will allow blind and partially-sighted people to easily...

UAE consumers turning to mobile apps for finance and retail services

31 August 2022

As businesses in the UAE double down on mobile apps in a bid to increase customer engagement and spending, they are seeing highly positive results for their efforts with the overall number of installs of mobile apps in the country growing 23% in H1 2022,...

Banque Misr ensures banking Business Continuity and digital employee engagement

29 June 2022

Banque Misr, one of Egypt’s largest banks, has announced a Digital Transformation partnership with global technology company SAP in support of Egypt Vision 2030, for Business Continuity and employee engagement during and post-COVID-19. Egypt is one of...