GIH


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GIH

GIH

Abbreviation for growth hormone-inhibiting hormone.

GIH

growth hormone release inhibiting hormone; see somatostatin.
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Analysis of GIH in jugular serum and soluble protein concentration in gastrointestinal fluids: The serum levels of ghrelin, CCK, and secretin were determined by enzyme immunoassay: ghrelin (EK-031-30), secretin (EK-067-05), and CCK-8 (EK-069-04) (Phoenix Pharmaceuticals, USA) using a secondary antibody-coated plate.
GIH executive vice president Omar Al-Quqa had said earlier this month that the bank was expected to reach a deal with local banks after December 13, to replace short and medium-term foreign loans with local loans.
GIH, founded by Maha Al Ghunaim, a renowned businesswoman in the Gulf, plans to transfer eight of its financial services investments in its target region to the new fund as part of the initial public offering.
In Sierra Leone, a small West-African country with a population of 6 million and only 10 surgeons (3), the presentation of a GIH is less of a surprise.
through strong brand positioning and guaranteed placement," GIH observed.
Dubai The Ajman Cricket Council season commenced with Maqdoom of Innovation team hitting an unbeaten century and GIH Club's Saud and Emirates Islamic Banks' Kashif Ahmad missing their centuries.
Rents remained under pressure in the second quarter as a result of the unrest that hit the first quarter, said GIH in its half-year report on GCC real estate.
It has been a while since we have seen a profitability increase in banking sector in all GCC countries," GIH said in a study on the GCC banking sector.
We prefer Saudi Arabia, over other GCC markets, due to its underlying demand fortified by the country's young population and high absorption of new supply," the GIH said.
The competition in the fixed-line sector would also intensify with the award of the second fixed-line licence to Nawras, thereby ending OmantelEoe1/4aos monopoly in the business even though the latter has a strong presence by virtue of its presence as an incumbent player, the GIH report said.
GIH said the outlook for the sector was positive, noting: "The profitability numbers which emerged in 2008 would not be seen in the years to come but nevertheless [the companies] would be able to post a decent profit".
GIH believes that, "Supportive domestic economic measures, together with positive developments in the global financial arena, coupled with the banks' restructuring plans and efforts to lower dependence on revenues from equity markets provide a window for modest performance by the banking sector in 2009.