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Stock markets: Gulf bourses stall as oil gives up gains
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Stock markets: Gulf bourses stall as oil gives up gains

Monday, 23 February 2015 12:06 PM

Dubai heavyweights Emaar Properties and Dubai Islamic Bank were down 1.1 and 0.7 percent respectively

Stock markets: Gulf bourses cautiously positive after oil steadies
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Stock markets: Gulf bourses cautiously positive after oil steadies

Sunday, 22 February 2015 12:03 PM

Brent crude oil steadied just above $60 a barrel on Friday

Kuwait to boost drilling rigs, crude capacity despite low oil price
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Kuwait to boost drilling rigs, crude capacity despite low oil price

Monday, 16 February 2015 4:54 PM

Head of state-run Kuwait Oil Co says plans to deploy 120 oil and gas rigs by the start of next year

Stock markets: Gulf bourses slip as oil rally falters
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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%

Exclusive: Inside the mind of Omar Alghanim
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Exclusive: Inside the mind of Omar Alghanim

Monday, 16 February 2015 9:29 AM

The scion of the billionaire Kuwaiti trading family and the fifth-generation CEO of conglomerate Alghanim Industries talks power, passion and politics

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Egypt lines up $6.8bn of Kuwaiti investment for energy projects
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Egypt lines up $6.8bn of Kuwaiti investment for energy projects

Sunday, 15 February 2015 5:36 PM

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab signs memorandums of understanding with Kuwaiti companies

Politics & Economics»

In pics: Power blackout in Kuwait

Thursday, 12 February 2015 12:48 PM

A power blackout hit most of the energy-rich Kuwait, disrupting traffic and a number of vital facilities but leaving oil installations unaffected. The blackout came after a 2,000-MW unit was knocked out at Subbiya power plant, which produces 5,700 MW, disabling the whole plant.

Blackout plunges Kuwait into darkness
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Blackout plunges Kuwait into darkness

Thursday, 12 February 2015 11:12 AM

Kuwait International Airport, hospitals, malls, traffic signals & homes were without any light for up to 3hrs on Wednesday night, but state-owned oil refineries were unaffected

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Kuwait oil minister says oil may reach $60 by year-end
Energy»

Kuwait oil minister says oil may reach $60 by year-end

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 1:48 PM

Ali al-Omair says he expects crude prices to increase in the second half of 2015

Energy»

French Foreign Minister inaugurates plant in al-Zour, Kuwait

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 12:59 PM

During the visit of French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius to Kuwait, Kuwaiti Minister of Electricity, Water and Public Works Abdulaziz al-Ibrahim, invited him and French ambassador to Kuwait Christian Nakhle to take part in the inauguration ceremony of a seawater desalination plant in al-Zour, south of Kuwait City.

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.

Kuwait oil minister says oil price at unexpected levels
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Kuwait oil minister says oil price at unexpected levels

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 4:51 PM

Global crude price tumbles again on Wednesday, having sunk about 60% in the last six months

Forecast 2015: Omar K Alghanim
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Forecast 2015: Omar K Alghanim

Saturday, 3 January 2015 9:20 AM

Promise and opportunity - despite the headlines. Reducing the power and future of the region to a ‘price per barrel schematic’ misses the point, argues the CEO of Alghanim Industries, Omar K Alghanim.

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
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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


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