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Dubai's Marka plans to list shares in September
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Dubai's Marka plans to list shares in September

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 8:41 PM

Dubai retailing and restaurants group will be first flotation on Dubai Financial Market for five years

Saudi state investment fund to set up new companies
Banking & Finance»

Saudi state investment fund to set up new companies

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 8:10 PM

Public Investment Fund eyes new firms in housing, petrochemicals and technology

Saudi bourse opening may double fund flows to Gulf
Markets»

Saudi bourse opening may double fund flows to Gulf

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 7:49 PM

Wider benefits seen following Saudi stock market's decision to open up to international investors

Qatar's Ooredoo reports 11% drop in Q2 net profit
Technology»

Qatar's Ooredoo reports 11% drop in Q2 net profit

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 6:38 PM

Telecom operator says it made more than $224m profit in the three months to June 30

Higher costs, provisions hit bottom line of Qatar's CBQ
Banking & Finance»

Higher costs, provisions hit bottom line of Qatar's CBQ

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 6:30 PM

Commercial Bank of Qatar suffers 3% decline in net profit in second quarter of 2014

Israel pummels Gaza; Kerry steps up diplomatic push
Politics & Economics»

Israel pummels Gaza; Kerry steps up diplomatic push

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 4:45 PM

US Secretary of State says ceasefire talks have made some progress but Israel continues to pound Gaza

UAE sets up moon-sighting committee for Eid decision
Culture & Society»

UAE sets up moon-sighting committee for Eid decision

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 4:08 PM

Minister of Justice will chair committee responsible for confirming the first day of Eid Al Fitr

Kuwaiti investment giant posts 20% rise in Q2 net profit
Banking & Finance»

Kuwaiti investment giant posts 20% rise in Q2 net profit

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 3:27 PM

Kuwait Projects Co says it made more than $40m net profit in the three months to end-June

Dubai's Deyaar says Q2 net profit more than doubles
Property»

Dubai's Deyaar says Q2 net profit more than doubles

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 3:22 PM

Buoyed by launch of hotel apartment project, developer makes $17m profit in three months to June 30

Dubai's Mashreq posts 45% jump in Q2 net profit
Banking & Finance»

Dubai's Mashreq posts 45% jump in Q2 net profit

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 3:10 PM

Dubai's third-biggest lender by assets reports profit of $159m in three months to June 30

Dubai prime office rents up 25% as vacancy rate plummets
Property»

Dubai prime office rents up 25% as vacancy rate plummets

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 2:13 PM

New CBRE report says emirate is facing a diminishing availability of good quality office accommodation

Dubai real estate deals exceed $30bn in H1
Property»

Dubai real estate deals exceed $30bn in H1

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 1:47 PM

Transactions in Q2 slow 14% compared to Q1, according to Dubai Land Department

Etihad-backed Jet airways aims to be profitable by 2017
Transport»

Etihad-backed Jet airways aims to be profitable by 2017

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 1:46 PM

Indian airline says it will expand its routes and add new codeshares as part of turnaround strategy

Dubai's MAF says H1 revenues rise 14% to $3.5bn
Retail»

Dubai's MAF says H1 revenues rise 14% to $3.5bn

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 1:46 PM

Dubai-based malls operator says it reported footfall of 82 million during first half of 2014, up 6%

Dubai Int'l flights surge 31% as airport runway reopens
Transport»

Dubai Int'l flights surge 31% as airport runway reopens

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 1:46 PM

CEO of Dubai Airports hails 'minimum disruption' as full operations resume after 80-day closure


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