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Emaar set to approve $2.45bn special cash dividend to shareholders
Banking & Finance»

Emaar set to approve $2.45bn special cash dividend to shareholders

Sunday, 23 November 2014 2:31 PM

Chairman of Dubai-based developer says special cash dividend follows the successful IPO and listing of the Emaar Malls Group

OPEC panel reviews oil outlook in a start to talks on oversupply
Energy»

OPEC panel reviews oil outlook in a start to talks on oversupply

Saturday, 22 November 2014 2:42 PM
Russia state fund sees Middle East, Asia demand despite sanctions
Banking & Finance»

Russia state fund sees Middle East, Asia demand despite sanctions

Friday, 21 November 2014 1:40 PM

Many Western firms have been paring back their activities in Russia after sanctions

Viva Kuwait chairman says telco to list Dec. 14
Markets»

Viva Kuwait chairman says telco to list Dec. 14

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 5:16 PM

Announcement comes nearly 6 years after it raised $85.9m in an IPO

Saudis to open stock market to foreigners before April
Markets»

Saudis to open stock market to foreigners before April

Monday, 17 November 2014 5:21 PM

At present, foreigners are limited to investing indirectly through swaps and exchange-traded funds

Brent slips to $79 as Japan enters recession
Commodities»

Brent slips to $79 as Japan enters recession

Monday, 17 November 2014 10:37 AM

Iran attacks OPEC members for refusing to stabilise oil prices

Dubai World close to agreeing deal to extend $10.5bn debt settlement
Banking & Finance»

Dubai World close to agreeing deal to extend $10.5bn debt settlement

Saturday, 15 November 2014 5:41 PM

Deal will allow Dubai World to raise more capital to further its development plans

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Etihad Airways signs five-year sponsorship deal with New York City FC
Sport»

Etihad Airways signs five-year sponsorship deal with New York City FC

Saturday, 15 November 2014 3:54 PM

The deal will also provide Etihad with benefits such as player appearances and access to the team’s training sessions

Qatari, Italian funds make $205m investment in Italian food
Equities»

Qatari, Italian funds make $205m investment in Italian food

Saturday, 15 November 2014 3:52 PM

The joint venture will buy a 28.4 percent stake in Inalca, currently wholly owned by Italian food producer and caterer Cremonini

Flydubai picks 7 banks for dollar benchmark sukuk roadshow
Sukuk»

Flydubai picks 7 banks for dollar benchmark sukuk roadshow

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 11:23 AM

Fundraising roadshow will head to Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and London

Abu Dhabi's Aabar lifts Arabtec stake to 34.9%
Markets»

Abu Dhabi's Aabar lifts Arabtec stake to 34.9%

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 5:08 PM

Fund bought the shares from former Arabtec CEO Hasan Ismaik, who abruptly resigned in June

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Dubai Meraas unit plans $689m IPO for theme park project
IPO»

Dubai Meraas unit plans $689m IPO for theme park project

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 11:42 AM

Company will offer 40% of its shares to the public, in an offer that will run from Nov 17-30

Saudi bank NCB to start trading on Weds after $6bn share sale
Stocks»

Saudi bank NCB to start trading on Weds after $6bn share sale

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 10:09 AM

Lender's share sale, the largest ever initial public offering in the Arab world, drew massive local interest, with the retail portion of the offer 23 times subscribed.

Kuwait looking at reforming petrol subsidies - official
Commodities»

Kuwait looking at reforming petrol subsidies - official

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 9:27 AM

Move is a fresh sign that authorities are using this year's oil price plunge to push economic reforms

UAE's Waha Capital surges nearly 5% on the back on strong Q3
Stocks»

UAE's Waha Capital surges nearly 5% on the back on strong Q3

Monday, 10 November 2014 3:24 PM

Company made a net profit of $82m, triple what it was in the same quarter last year


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