DUBAI- First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the largest bank in the United Arab Emirates by assets, will launch commercial banking activities in Saudi Arabia during the current quarter, it said on Monday.

The bank also reported a 16 percent rise in third quarter net profit as net interest income and fees and commissions edged higher.

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