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The 100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2015

Monday, 2 March 2015 9:22 AM

Welcome to CEO Middle East’s fifth annual list of the world’s most powerful Arab women — our yearly look at the most important female influencers across the Arab world.

Bahrain banks on infrastructure, private sector to ride out cheap oil
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain banks on infrastructure, private sector to ride out cheap oil

Saturday, 28 February 2015 2:08 AM

State budget deficit is expected to balloon to 9.3% of gross domestic product this year from 5% in 2014

Bahrain, Oman most at risk from oil price slump, says Fitch
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain, Oman most at risk from oil price slump, says Fitch

Saturday, 21 February 2015 2:52 AM

Ratings agency says capacity to absorb lower oil prices varies across oil exporters in the region

Stock markets: Gulf bourses slip as oil rally falters
Markets»

Stock markets: Gulf bourses slip as oil rally falters

Monday, 16 February 2015 11:46 AM

Developer Emaar Properties, which reported a 14% Q4 profit, bucked the downward trend to edge up 0.5%

Stock markets: Saudi Arabia rises after smooth succession
Markets»

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.

Bahrain to raise natural gas prices for industry
Energy»

Bahrain to raise natural gas prices for industry

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 3:15 PM

Government is seeking ways to save money as the plunge of global oil prices pressures state finances

Why subsidies should be in the spotlight in 2015
Politics & Economics»

Why subsidies should be in the spotlight in 2015

Friday, 2 January 2015 2:35 AM

Gulf countries have pledged to keep spending this year, but they also need to prepare for an era of cheaper oil, says Ed Attwood

Stock markets: Gulf bourses mixed as oil stays below $60
Markets»

Stock markets: Gulf bourses mixed as oil stays below $60

Monday, 29 December 2014 11:58 AM

Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Kuwait declined, while Qatar rose and Oman remained flat

Bahrain energy projects not affected by oil slide - minister
Energy»

Bahrain energy projects not affected by oil slide - minister

Sunday, 21 December 2014 4:38 PM

Abdul-Hussain bin Ali Mirza upbeat over import terminal for natural gas and expansion of a major pipeline and refinery

Bahrain may start importing Russian gas from 2017
Energy»

Bahrain may start importing Russian gas from 2017

Friday, 19 December 2014 2:09 AM

Russia's ambassador to the Gulf kingdom says gas will be transported by sea

Culture & Society»

The World’s Richest Arabs 2014

Sunday, 7 December 2014 8:30 AM

Welcome to the eleventh edition of the Arabian Business Rich List, our annual countdown of the world’s richest Arabs.

Arabian Business Rich List: How we did it
Culture & Society»

Arabian Business Rich List: How we did it

Sunday, 7 December 2014 8:25 AM

Welcome to the eleventh edition of the Arabian Business Rich List,  our annual countdown of the world’s richest Arabs.

The World’s Richest Arabs 2014
Culture & Society»

The World’s Richest Arabs 2014

Sunday, 7 December 2014 8:24 AM

Welcome to the eleventh edition of the Arabian Business Rich List, our annual countdown of the world’s richest Arabs.

OPEC says oil price to rebound by Q2 next year
Commodities»

OPEC says oil price to rebound by Q2 next year

Friday, 7 November 2014 12:24 PM

Brent crude futures have fallen 27 percent since the start of July and 12 percent in the last month.

Focus: How low can the oil price fall?
Politics & Economics»

Focus: How low can the oil price fall?

Friday, 31 October 2014 2:34 AM

The startling fall in the oil price has renewed questions about some Gulf countries’ budgetary policies. An OPEC meeting later this month and Saudi Arabia’s 2015 budget will offer clues as to how some of the world’s biggest exporters plan to tackle the issue


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