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UAE bank NBAD offers blockchain payments after tie-up with Ripple

UAE bank NBAD offers blockchain payments after tie-up with Ripple

National Bank of Abu Dhabi said on Wednesday it had become the first bank in the Middle East and North Africa to introduce real time, cross-border payments on blockchain, becoming the latest lender to experiment with the technology.

Mideast requires $555bn in total energy infrastructure investment

Mideast requires $555bn in total energy infrastructure investment

The Middle East requires $555bn in total energy infrastructure investment by 2030 to meet the region’s rapid energy growth, a new report has said.