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GCC states said to drive debt issuance market in 2017
Banking & Finance»

GCC states said to drive debt issuance market in 2017

Monday, 9 January 2017 2:19 PM

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait are likely to hit the Islamic bonds market this year

Rosneft purchase leads $82 billion spree by sovereign investors in 2016
Banking & Finance»

Rosneft purchase leads $82 billion spree by sovereign investors in 2016

Saturday, 7 January 2017 3:30 PM

In 2017, sovereign investors are set to look more at opportunities in e-commerce and financial technology, following Saudi Arabia and SoftBank Group's plans to create a technology investment fund to hunt out deals

Bahrain's Ithmaar Bank wins backing to launch new structure
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain's Ithmaar Bank wins backing to launch new structure

Thursday, 5 January 2017 2:02 PM

Islamic bank has received regulatory backing for plans for new group structure designed to develop growth

Bahrain's GIB said to choose banks for international bond sale
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain's GIB said to choose banks for international bond sale

Wednesday, 4 January 2017 3:19 PM

Sources say Gulf International Bank is planning a transaction of upwards of $500m

UAE moves up global list for expats who want successful career
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UAE moves up global list for expats who want successful career

Monday, 2 January 2017 2:06 PM

UAE now ranks as fourth best destination in the world while expats also earn more than global average

Bahrain's Asma Capital buys $147m stake in UAE utility Utico's water business
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain's Asma Capital buys $147m stake in UAE utility Utico's water business

Monday, 2 January 2017 9:44 AM

Asma said aims to invest further with Utico in its other projects and businesses

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Dubai's Shuaa acquires $25m stake in Bahrain's Khaleeji Commercial Bank
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Dubai's Shuaa acquires $25m stake in Bahrain's Khaleeji Commercial Bank

Sunday, 25 December 2016 9:17 PM

Shuaa Capital bought 14 percent of Bahrain's Khaleeji Commercial Bank on Sunday

$32bn projects said to drive Bahrain economic growth in 2017
Politics & Economics»

$32bn projects said to drive Bahrain economic growth in 2017

Sunday, 25 December 2016 2:37 PM

Bahrain Economic Development Board chief says non-oil sector set to grow by more than 3% this year, 2.4% next year

Ramee Group said to acquire Bahrain's Juffair Views for $9.5m
Property»

Ramee Group said to acquire Bahrain's Juffair Views for $9.5m

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 12:51 PM

Stalled project was among schemes earmarked for completion by Bahrain’s government

Islamic finance standards spur development of gold, silver products
Banking & Finance»

Islamic finance standards spur development of gold, silver products

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 1:56 PM

Standards will reduce uncertainty over what is religiously permissible, which has hampered development of products

Bahrain's Investcorp sells stake in cybersecurity firm
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain's Investcorp sells stake in cybersecurity firm

Monday, 19 December 2016 11:02 AM

Optiv Security shareholders said to retain minority stake following takeover by US private equity firm KKR

Bahrain 'most at risk from US Fed interest hike'
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain 'most at risk from US Fed interest hike'

Sunday, 18 December 2016 5:47 PM

Move will add to liquidity pressures on most indebted state in GCC, says BMI Research

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GCC states hike rates to avert currency pressure after Fed move
Banking & Finance»

GCC states hike rates to avert currency pressure after Fed move

Thursday, 15 December 2016 9:24 AM

Five Gulf states seek to avoid attacks on currency pegs - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and the UAE

Bahrain's Bank Alkhair gets nod to sell stake in Pakistan's Burj Bank
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain's Bank Alkhair gets nod to sell stake in Pakistan's Burj Bank

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 1:03 PM

Al Baraka said in September its Pakistani unit would merge with Burj Bank to create an institution with assets totalling more than $1.1 billion

Saudi-based Apicorp buys 30% of Bahrain's Falcon Cement
Banking & Finance»

Saudi-based Apicorp buys 30% of Bahrain's Falcon Cement

Monday, 12 December 2016 6:43 PM

Arab Petroleum Investments Corp says stake was bought from Islamic investment bank GFH Financial Group


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