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Foreign investors buy more shares in Saudi Arabia, total remains low
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Foreign investors buy more shares in Saudi Arabia, total remains low

Friday, 3 July 2015 1:30 AM

Overseas investors purchased $701.4 million of shares during June, the first month since new rules are brought in

Revealed: Abu Dhabi’s biggest listed companies
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Revealed: Abu Dhabi’s biggest listed companies

Thursday, 2 July 2015 2:15 PM

The emirate's biggest listed firms on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) have a collective market value of $126.4bn, with telco Etisalat topping the rankings

Oil prices down over 1% on Greek default
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Oil prices down over 1% on Greek default

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 11:16 AM

Athens gov’t not able to repay $1.7bn loan repayment owed to IMF

Emaar Misr expects Egyptian listing approval on Thursday
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Emaar Misr expects Egyptian listing approval on Thursday

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 2:48 PM

Egyptian arm of Dubai real estate developer Emaar Properties says trading set to begin on Sunday

Revealed: Emaar dominates list of the emirate's biggest companies
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Revealed: Emaar dominates list of the emirate's biggest companies

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 10:22 AM

Government-backed firms such as the Burj Khalifa developer, The Dubai Mall operator and Emirates NBD bank are among the top ranked companies listed on the DFM

Gulf markets fall on Greece turmoil
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Gulf markets fall on Greece turmoil

Monday, 29 June 2015 11:58 AM

Amlak Finance, which led Dubai up earlier this month in speculative trade, sank 6.9% in heavy turnover

Gulf share prices fall on militant attacks, Greece crisis
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Gulf share prices fall on militant attacks, Greece crisis

Sunday, 28 June 2015 5:48 PM

Kuwait stock index edges down after ISIL suicide bomber kills 27 people in mosque attack

Gulf markets open lower on militant attacks
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Gulf markets open lower on militant attacks

Sunday, 28 June 2015 12:11 PM

Dubai heavyweight Emaar Properties lost 2.5%, while Amlak Finance slid 3.1% and Amanat Holding dropped 3.9%

France's SWF leads $150m investment in Alwaleed's Kingdom Holding
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France's SWF leads $150m investment in Alwaleed's Kingdom Holding

Saturday, 27 June 2015 1:25 AM

CDCIC International Capital, major French companies agree to invest in Kingdom shares following opening up of Saudi bourse to foreign investors

US funds say in no rush to invest in Saudi stock market
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US funds say in no rush to invest in Saudi stock market

Friday, 26 June 2015 1:47 AM

One week after Saudi Arabia opens market to direct foreign investment, fund inflows are slower than initially expected

Emaar's Egyptian unit says IPO heavily oversubscribed
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Emaar's Egyptian unit says IPO heavily oversubscribed

Thursday, 25 June 2015 4:55 PM

Emaar Misr, an arm of the Dubai real estate developer says second tranche is oversubscribed by about 36 times

Gulf stock markets quiet as Etisalat loses steam
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Gulf stock markets quiet as Etisalat loses steam

Thursday, 25 June 2015 12:09 PM

UAE telco surged 15% on Tuesday, 5.1% on Wednesday on news foreign investors would be allowed to buy its shares, but fell back 2.8% on Thursday morning

Abu Dhabi bourse outperforms Gulf as Etisalat shines again
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Abu Dhabi bourse outperforms Gulf as Etisalat shines again

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 7:01 PM

Shares in telecommunications firm surges more than 5% to close at highest mark since mid-2008

Etisalat surges on news it is to open up to foreign investors
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Etisalat surges on news it is to open up to foreign investors

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 11:56 AM

Abu Dhabi's stock market rose sharply in early trade, boosted by 13.8% hain by the telecom operator

Stock markets: Etisalat opening to foreigners may boost Abu Dhabi
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Stock markets: Etisalat opening to foreigners may boost Abu Dhabi

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 11:08 AM

UAE gov't owns 60% of Etisalat and the remaining 40% is open to investment by individual UAE citizens


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