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Dubai mulls rule change to lure more domiciled funds
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Dubai mulls rule change to lure more domiciled funds

Sunday, 16 March 2014 5:24 PM

Proposed rules would create a new class of funds in the Dubai International Financial Centre

Gulf's rift over Qatar may slow investment, reforms
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Gulf's rift over Qatar may slow investment, reforms

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 8:50 PM

Analysts suggest dispute may not hurt immediately but could impact in coming months, years

Dodgy data obscure reality of Gulf's economic boom
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Dodgy data obscure reality of Gulf's economic boom

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 1:53 PM

Economists say that as Gulf opens wider to foreign investment, investors are operating in something of a fog

New CEO of Kuwait's top bank faces sluggish home market
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New CEO of Kuwait's top bank faces sluggish home market

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 7:10 PM

Veteran banker Isam al-Sager takes over at a time when he'll have to fend off competition from Gulf rivals

Kuwait faces hard sell as it eyes cut in subsidies
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Kuwait faces hard sell as it eyes cut in subsidies

Monday, 10 February 2014 9:00 PM

New finance chief says plan to review subsidy system should be ready later this year

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Egypt moves into the black
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Egypt moves into the black

Friday, 7 February 2014 11:11 AM

Despite cash injections from the Gulf, Egypt’s parlous economic situation means that a currency black market is still thriving

'The gold rush is over'
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'The gold rush is over'

Friday, 31 January 2014 8:17 PM

Many blue chips are reviewing their emerging-market strategies as developed economies regain their role as a driver of global output in 2014

Money talks for Gulf SWFs
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Money talks for Gulf SWFs

Saturday, 25 January 2014 10:43 AM

The Gulf’s oil-rich sovereign wealth funds are seeking to increase their allocations to assets including private equity, infrastructure and real estate, while scouting out new opportunities in emerging markets

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Takaful may reshape Oman's crowded insurance market
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Takaful may reshape Oman's crowded insurance market

Tuesday, 21 January 2014 4:01 PM

Oman has seen the birth of its first Islamic insurance firm as two others prepare to enter the market

Capital ideas
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Capital ideas

Friday, 17 January 2014 10:48 AM

A prolonged rally in Dubai’s stock market has seen a drought in IPOs in the UAE finally come to end. Stringent regulations mean not all are choosing to list locally though

Gulf states rally Egypt investment to buoy army power
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Gulf states rally Egypt investment to buoy army power

Monday, 2 December 2013 6:59 PM

Contrast between Qatar's reluctance and the enthusiasm shown by fellow Gulf financial powers

London, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur fight for Islamic finance crown
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London, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur fight for Islamic finance crown

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 4:59 PM

Thousands of jobs and large amounts of direct investment are likely to depend on the outcome

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Gulf becomes magnet for global portfolio investors
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Gulf becomes magnet for global portfolio investors

Sunday, 3 November 2013 5:35 PM

Foreign money is flowing into the parts of the Middle East which need it least after Arab spring

Gulf banks in expansion push as recovery kicks in
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Gulf banks in expansion push as recovery kicks in

Sunday, 3 November 2013 3:23 PM

Regional firms are drawing up growth plans in areas previously dominated by Western banks

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The rise of venture capital in ME
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The rise of venture capital in ME

Tuesday, 1 October 2013 4:29 PM

Shahram Safai, partner at law firm Afridi & Angell, explores the rise of venture capital in the region, and what steps you need to take to ensure any investment deals are legally sound.

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