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Dubai stocks jump over 9.8% as rally continues
Stocks»

Dubai stocks jump over 9.8% as rally continues

Sunday, 21 December 2014 9:46 AM

Some oil traders are betting that $60 a barrel will be a floor, others are not convinced and think a renewed slide towards $50 remains a possibility

Oman sovereign fund boosts buying of local stocks
Banking & Finance»

Oman sovereign fund boosts buying of local stocks

Saturday, 20 December 2014 10:37 AM

State General Reserve Fund chief says buy-up comes after main index slides 20% from November peak

Qatar Airways adds new flights to Oman, more to follow
Transport»

Qatar Airways adds new flights to Oman, more to follow

Saturday, 20 December 2014 10:14 AM

The second largest Omani city Salalah will see Qatar Airways adding four new services by February

Bahrain, Oman 'under pressure' from oil price slump - Moody's
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain, Oman 'under pressure' from oil price slump - Moody's

Saturday, 13 December 2014 2:21 AM

Ratings agency rules out introduction of new taxes as measure to cushion economies from falling oil revenues

Omani officials push to ban alcohol
Culture & Society»

Omani officials push to ban alcohol

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 11:48 AM

Omani Shura Council has backed a proposal to outlaw alcohol consumption and sales in the sultanate.

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GCC to set up regional police force based in Abu Dhabi
Politics & Economics»

GCC to set up regional police force based in Abu Dhabi

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 11:48 AM

Interpol-like police force is also expected to tackle drug trafficking, money laundering and cyber-crime

Downbeat oil prices may weigh on Gulf markets
Markets»

Downbeat oil prices may weigh on Gulf markets

Monday, 8 December 2014 10:35 AM

State budgets in Oman and Bahrain may come under pressure, according Moody’s report

Oil prices fall more than a dollar as slide continues
Commodities»

Oil prices fall more than a dollar as slide continues

Monday, 8 December 2014 9:58 AM

Brent stays below $69 after Morgan Stanley forecast

Weak oil may undermine Gulf markets' recovery
Commodities»

Weak oil may undermine Gulf markets' recovery

Sunday, 7 December 2014 10:53 AM

Brent crude slipped 0.8 percent to $69.07 a barrel on Friday

Oman to double gas prices for cement companies from Jan 1
Commodities»

Oman to double gas prices for cement companies from Jan 1

Sunday, 7 December 2014 10:53 AM

Oman Cement warned the price rise would increase its costs by $17.22m

Arabian Business Rich List: How we did it
Culture & Society»

Arabian Business Rich List: How we did it

Sunday, 7 December 2014 8:25 AM

Welcome to the eleventh edition of the Arabian Business Rich List,  our annual countdown of the world’s richest Arabs.

The World’s Richest Arabs 2014
Culture & Society»

The World’s Richest Arabs 2014

Sunday, 7 December 2014 8:24 AM

Welcome to the eleventh edition of the Arabian Business Rich List, our annual countdown of the world’s richest Arabs.

Oman exports slump 8.5% to $30.3bn in first 7 months of 2014
Politics & Economics»

Oman exports slump 8.5% to $30.3bn in first 7 months of 2014

Friday, 5 December 2014 10:44 AM

New trade and export statistics show that value of oil and gas exports falls amid oil price drop

Doha Bank shareholders approve India assets buy
Banking & Finance»

Doha Bank shareholders approve India assets buy

Monday, 1 December 2014 1:46 PM

Shareholders give backing to the purchase of the Indian assets of HSBC Bank Oman after meeting

Gulf lays plans for local currency bond markets
Bonds»

Gulf lays plans for local currency bond markets

Monday, 1 December 2014 1:46 PM

Move would be a major shift for a region dominated by bank loans and international bonds


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