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As the Greeks celebrate, regional markets and commodities continue to feel the impact
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As the Greeks celebrate, regional markets and commodities continue to feel the impact

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 10:07 AM

Greece No vote fallout: The Athens government today restarts financial aid talks, as experts analysis how Gulf and global markets, gold and oil prices and the major currencies have reacted

Earthquake strikes 362km off coast of Oman
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Earthquake strikes 362km off coast of Oman

Sunday, 5 July 2015 1:10 PM

Officials rule out possibility of tsunami and no damage reported

Oman central bank sets up Islamic banking department
Banking & Finance»

Oman central bank sets up Islamic banking department

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 2:46 PM

Step is expected to help further growth of the country's fledgling sharia-compliant finance industry

Oman's United Finance says mulling Al Omaniya takeover offer
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Oman's United Finance says mulling Al Omaniya takeover offer

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 2:12 PM

National Bank of Oman, Bank Nizwa and Al Omaniya were invited to participate in acquisition bidding process in May

Gulf residents report less sleep (but also less stress) during Ramadan: survey
Wellness»

Gulf residents report less sleep (but also less stress) during Ramadan: survey

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 11:18 AM

Research by the Sleep Cycle app found those in the UAE got the most sleep, while those in Oman got the least

Experts warn of rising personal debt in Oman
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Experts warn of rising personal debt in Oman

Monday, 29 June 2015 4:16 PM

Average debt of those seeking help is between $7,700 and $13,000

HSBC Bank Oman agrees to sell Pakistan business
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HSBC Bank Oman agrees to sell Pakistan business

Sunday, 28 June 2015 12:01 PM

Deal is with Meezan Bank, a sharia-compliant Pakistani lender

Oman 'needs to phase in any cuts to subsidies'
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Oman 'needs to phase in any cuts to subsidies'

Thursday, 25 June 2015 2:07 PM

Oman Central Bank estimates that it will pay $4.67bn in subsidies this year

Oman approves Ominvest, ONIC Holding merger plan
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Oman approves Ominvest, ONIC Holding merger plan

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 2:32 PM

Oman Central Bank gives nod following approval from both sets of shareholders and boards

Top Thai hospital treats Omani in first MERS case
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Top Thai hospital treats Omani in first MERS case

Friday, 19 June 2015 2:16 PM

The spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in Asia comes as Abu Dhabi confirms another death linked to the virus

Construction titans: The 100 most powerful players building the future of the Middle East
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Construction titans: The 100 most powerful players building the future of the Middle East

Monday, 15 June 2015 9:38 AM

The annual ranking of the most influential people in the region's construction industry

Oman's Phoenix Power $146m float 'heavily oversubscribed'
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Oman's Phoenix Power $146m float 'heavily oversubscribed'

Sunday, 14 June 2015 3:08 PM

Owner of Oman's largest power plant has reportedly attracted over $2.6bn of bids from investors

US sends six Guantanamo prisoners to Oman for resettlement
Politics & Economics»

US sends six Guantanamo prisoners to Oman for resettlement

Sunday, 14 June 2015 2:49 PM

Six Yemenis held for more than a decade at the US military prison have been flown to Oman - Pentagon

Strong UAE competition to hit Oman tourism revenues in 2015
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Strong UAE competition to hit Oman tourism revenues in 2015

Friday, 12 June 2015 9:12 AM

New PwC report says Oman to recover strongly in 2016 despite competition from Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah

Petrogas to spend $40m in Block 55, Oman
Energy»

Petrogas to spend $40m in Block 55, Oman

Thursday, 11 June 2015 11:14 AM

Petrogas will drill up to six exploration wells in total


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