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Abu Dhabi's $101m funding kickstarts construction of Bahrain city
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Abu Dhabi's $101m funding kickstarts construction of Bahrain city

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 6:32 PM

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development puts up money for phase 1 land reclamation work for North City

Bahrain, Kuwait agree $1bn financing agreements
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Bahrain, Kuwait agree $1bn financing agreements

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 2:06 PM

Deals cover plans for housing projects; part of grant provided to Bahrain by Kuwait via the Gulf Development Programme

Bahrain inflation rises to 3.5% in July, driven by housing costs
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Bahrain inflation rises to 3.5% in July, driven by housing costs

Monday, 22 August 2016 2:09 PM

Latest figures released by statistics office shows housing and utility costs rise 3.8% on annual basis

Bahrain's GFH signs MoU to buy control of Bank Al Khair
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Bahrain's GFH signs MoU to buy control of Bank Al Khair

Monday, 22 August 2016 10:46 AM

GFH said if the acquisition went ahead it would a larger financial group with operations in GCC, UK, Malaysia, Turkey, Pakistan and India

Ahli United Bank Kuwait plans sukuk issue of up to $200m
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Ahli United Bank Kuwait plans sukuk issue of up to $200m

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 1:46 PM

Unit of Bahrain's Ahli United Bank wins approval from Kuwait's central bank to issue capital-boosting sukuk

Bahrain's Investcorp buys British cybersecurity services firm
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Bahrain's Investcorp buys British cybersecurity services firm

Monday, 15 August 2016 3:37 PM

Private equity investor says it has acquired Nebulas Solutions for undisclosed sum

Gulf shares rise after oil prices climb
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Gulf shares rise after oil prices climb

Sunday, 14 August 2016 6:40 PM

Dubai index rebounded 1.2 percent to its highest close in 16 weeks

Bahrain's Mumtalakat buys stake in UK water treatment firm
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Bahrain's Mumtalakat buys stake in UK water treatment firm

Thursday, 11 August 2016 1:32 PM

Gulf kingdom's investment arm inks deal with Envirogen Group, eyes GCC expansion

Bahrain's Investcorp eyes new global investments in 2017
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Bahrain's Investcorp eyes new global investments in 2017

Thursday, 11 August 2016 1:31 PM

Investment firm says it is targeting spending in the United States, Europe and the Gulf next year

Bahrain's Investcorp sells UK snacks giant Tyrrells for $391m
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Bahrain's Investcorp sells UK snacks giant Tyrrells for $391m

Monday, 8 August 2016 4:34 PM

Bahrain investment firm says it has overseen major transformation at UK manufacturer of crisps, popcorn

Bahraini bank AUB posts 11.7% jump in Q2 net profit
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Bahraini bank AUB posts 11.7% jump in Q2 net profit

Wednesday, 3 August 2016 2:54 PM

Country's largest lender Ahli United Bank says it made net profit of $146m in three months to June 30

Gulf SWFs' European shareholdings up to 4 times bigger than thought – study
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Gulf SWFs' European shareholdings up to 4 times bigger than thought – study

Wednesday, 3 August 2016 9:14 AM

Sovereign wealth funds hire external asset managers for equity investments, meaning the extent of their foreign holdings tends to be hidden

Bahrain's Mumtalakat buys stake in Italian healthcare firm
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Bahrain's Mumtalakat buys stake in Italian healthcare firm

Tuesday, 2 August 2016 1:43 PM

Investment arm of Gulf kingdom announces acquisition of minority stake in KOS Group

Bahrain's largest lender raises stake in Commercial Bank of Iraq
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Bahrain's largest lender raises stake in Commercial Bank of Iraq

Monday, 1 August 2016 1:57 PM

Ahli United Bank says it has raised its interest to nearly 65% after purchasing a 10% stake

UAE's Mubadala set to buy 20% stake in Bahrain's Investcorp
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UAE's Mubadala set to buy 20% stake in Bahrain's Investcorp

Thursday, 28 July 2016 2:25 PM

Mubadala will buy 9.99% immediately, and a further 10.01% following the necessary regulatory approvals


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