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Stock markets: Abu Dhabi, Oman edge up, supported by banks
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Stock markets: Abu Dhabi, Oman edge up, supported by banks

Thursday, 29 January 2015 12:03 PM

Gulf markets were weaker and news from the telecommunications sector was disappointing

Oil near six-year lows after US stockpiles hit record high
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Oil near six-year lows after US stockpiles hit record high

Thursday, 29 January 2015 10:50 AM

Analysts say prices to remain low as China's demand slows

Gold holds above $1,290 ahead of Fed decision
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Gold holds above $1,290 ahead of Fed decision

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 12:36 PM

Debate focused on whether a weaker global economy may curb the US Federal Reserve's enthusiasm to raise interest rates.

Stock markets: Gulf bourses edge up on positive Q4 bank results
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Stock markets: Gulf bourses edge up on positive Q4 bank results

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 11:46 AM

Brent oil, although weaker, held near $49 per barrel

Stock markets: Uninspiring earnings drag down UAE bourses
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Stock markets: Uninspiring earnings drag down UAE bourses

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 12:15 PM

Dubai's index fell 1% as shares in developer Union Properties tumbled 8.3%

Saudi Arabia still on track to open up stock market in H1
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Saudi Arabia still on track to open up stock market in H1

Monday, 26 January 2015 7:56 PM

Capital Market Authority chairman says bourse will open to direct foreign investment by end of June

Emaar Properties said to target Q2 for $270m Egypt unit float
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Emaar Properties said to target Q2 for $270m Egypt unit float

Monday, 26 January 2015 6:36 PM

Sources say property giant will submit plans to North African country's regulator 'within days'

Most London-listed local firms agree dual-listing in Abu Dhabi
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Most London-listed local firms agree dual-listing in Abu Dhabi

Monday, 26 January 2015 1:34 PM

Three Abu Dhabi firms have listed in London since 2013 - Al Noor Hospitals, Gulf Marine Services and NMC Health

Stock markets: Saudi Arabia rises after smooth succession
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Stock markets: Saudi Arabia rises after smooth succession

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:32 PM

Some analysts think King Salman will face pressure to ensure public support with state sector wage increases and other populist steps that could lead to a consumer spending boom.

Oil falls after Greek election sends euro tumbling
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Oil falls after Greek election sends euro tumbling

Monday, 26 January 2015 10:17 AM

Saudi King Salman pledges continuity in energy policies

Qatar minister named as new stock exchange chairman
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Qatar minister named as new stock exchange chairman

Sunday, 25 January 2015 7:02 PM

Economy minister Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim al-Thani appointed in move to raise bourse's international profile

MidEast IPOs raise $11.5bn in 2014, up four-fold
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MidEast IPOs raise $11.5bn in 2014, up four-fold

Friday, 23 January 2015 9:30 AM

New Ernst & Young report says Saudi Arabia and the UAE were the two most active IPO markets in region

Stock markets: Banks lift Gulf markets despite poor Q4 reports
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Stock markets: Banks lift Gulf markets despite poor Q4 reports

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 12:00 PM

Banking stocks which posted gains despite earnings misses by two lenders in the region.

Stock markets: Gulf bourses pull back as oil weakens
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Stock markets: Gulf bourses pull back as oil weakens

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 12:29 PM

Oil dipped on Tuesday as China's economic growth undershot a gov't target and Brent crude traded below $49 per barrel

Oil prices dip on gloomy Chinese, European outlook
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Oil prices dip on gloomy Chinese, European outlook

Monday, 19 January 2015 12:27 PM

Prices to be in $60-80 a barrel range until 2020, says analyst


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