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Outlook remains negative for GCC banks, says Fitch
Banking & Finance»

Outlook remains negative for GCC banks, says Fitch

Thursday, 8 December 2016 2:29 PM

Ratings agency says continuing low oil prices to pressure bank liquidity and asset quality

Saudi stock market rises to new one-year closing high
Markets»

Saudi stock market rises to new one-year closing high

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 7:41 PM

Petrochemical sector lifts bourse after crude oil prices hit a 17-month peak

No rule changes needed for Saudi Aramco IPO, says regulator
Markets»

No rule changes needed for Saudi Aramco IPO, says regulator

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 3:44 PM

Capital Market Authority vice chairman also says close to launching a new corporate governance law

New Islamic finance guidance on gold emphasises real deal
Banking & Finance»

New Islamic finance guidance on gold emphasises real deal

Monday, 5 December 2016 7:32 PM

Gold transactions must be fully backed by physical metal and settled on the same day under new rules

Gulf markets firm as OPEC deal lifts state revenue prospects
Markets»

Gulf markets firm as OPEC deal lifts state revenue prospects

Thursday, 1 December 2016 6:45 PM

OPEC deal to cut oil production could allow Gulf governments to ease austerity policies slightly

MidEast funds more bullish on equities but cautious on Saudi
Markets»

MidEast funds more bullish on equities but cautious on Saudi

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 1:54 PM

New poll also shows 43% of funds expect to increase their allocation to Middle East equities over the next three months

UAE exchange houses await guidance from India on scrapped banknotes
Currencies»

UAE exchange houses await guidance from India on scrapped banknotes

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 9:44 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi abolished Rs500 and Rs1,000 notes earlier this month

Dubai's Emicool on acquisition mode, ready for IPO, says Kalban
Energy»

Dubai's Emicool on acquisition mode, ready for IPO, says Kalban

Monday, 28 November 2016 11:33 AM

Emirates District Cooling chief says all the necessary procedures are in place for stock market listing

IPOs raise more capital in UAE than in US, says economist
IPO»

IPOs raise more capital in UAE than in US, says economist

Monday, 28 November 2016 9:04 AM

Study reveals that underpricing was 19-30% lower in UAE markets

Oil prices regain some ground after steep falls ahead of OPEC meeting
Commodities»

Oil prices regain some ground after steep falls ahead of OPEC meeting

Monday, 28 November 2016 9:03 AM

Recovery came after prices fell more than 3 percent on Friday, and further still early on Monday

Saudi Investment Bank closes 500 million riyals sukuk
Sukuk»

Saudi Investment Bank closes 500 million riyals sukuk

Tuesday, 22 November 2016 12:36 PM

Debt transaction will boost the Riyadh-headquartered bank's capital base and its capital adequacy ratio

Banks give initial pricing for Etihad's $500m sukuk issue
Sukuk»

Banks give initial pricing for Etihad's $500m sukuk issue

Monday, 21 November 2016 1:55 PM

Order books for the sukuk issue, the first by the Abu Dhabi airline, will close by Tuesday or Wednesday

Abu Dhabi banks shares fall amid denial of merger talks
Banking & Finance»

Abu Dhabi banks shares fall amid denial of merger talks

Sunday, 20 November 2016 5:24 PM

Investors had eyed a further shake-up of banking sector

Shares in ADCB, UNB, ADIB suspended after bank merger speculation
Banking & Finance»

Shares in ADCB, UNB, ADIB suspended after bank merger speculation

Sunday, 20 November 2016 12:10 PM

Shares jumped last week because of renewed speculation that the Abu Dhabi government might engineer more merger

Trump election win delays planned MidEast sukuks, bonds
Banking & Finance»

Trump election win delays planned MidEast sukuks, bonds

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 9:21 AM

Islamic Development Bank’s planned issue in excess of $1bn delayed to assess impact on regional bond market


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