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Fighting talk: Mohammed Mahfoodh Al Ardhi
Politics & Economics»

Fighting talk: Mohammed Mahfoodh Al Ardhi

Friday, 28 November 2014 1:11 AM

Mohammed Mahfoodh Al Ardhi got his early training as a fighter pilot and recently was unveiled as the new executive chairman of Bahrain-based investment firm Investcorp

HSBC to refund UAE, Bahrain, Oman customers for excessive fees
Banking & Finance»

HSBC to refund UAE, Bahrain, Oman customers for excessive fees

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 4:33 PM

Banking giant says it is taking action after charging excessive foreign currency fees on debit and credit card transactions

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UAE's Topaz plans to raise $550m loan to fund expansion
Banking & Finance»

UAE's Topaz plans to raise $550m loan to fund expansion

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 11:02 AM

Studying London IPO after failed 2011 listing

GCC single currency comes down to politics, says ex-IMF boss
Banking & Finance»

GCC single currency comes down to politics, says ex-IMF boss

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 10:38 AM

A former IMF chief who helped create the euro says the GCC leaders need greater "political will" if they're to establish a common monetary policy

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Russia state fund sees Middle East, Asia demand despite sanctions
Banking & Finance»

Russia state fund sees Middle East, Asia demand despite sanctions

Friday, 21 November 2014 1:40 PM

Many Western firms have been paring back their activities in Russia after sanctions

HSBC launches $52m fund for Omani SMEs eyeing global growth
Banking & Finance»

HSBC launches $52m fund for Omani SMEs eyeing global growth

Tuesday, 4 November 2014 2:00 PM

Oman unit of banking major commits to new fund for small businesses looking to expand into international markets

Bank Muscat's Islamic unit plans debut sukuk in Q1 2015
Banking & Finance»

Bank Muscat's Islamic unit plans debut sukuk in Q1 2015

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 2:04 PM

Oman lender says it has received regulatory approval for the issue, which would help fund its expansion

Oman Islamic banking sector could double in size by 2018
Banking & Finance»

Oman Islamic banking sector could double in size by 2018

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 1:37 PM

Sultanate was the last GCC country to introduce Islamic finance at the end of 2012

Oman likely to start cutting subsidies next year, says minister
Politics & Economics»

Oman likely to start cutting subsidies next year, says minister

Sunday, 26 October 2014 11:00 AM

"People would be more understanding now... They realise that this was natural wealth that is being overused, wasted," Darwish Al Balushi said

Power and profits
Transport»

Power and profits

Sunday, 26 October 2014 9:21 AM

The most influential members of the Gulf’s largest expatriate community

Indian power means UAE power
Transport»

Indian power means UAE power

Sunday, 26 October 2014 9:19 AM

We present the most influential men and women of Indian origin who are making a difference in the UAE’s business and industry today.

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UAE's rising cost of living is big concern for expats - HSBC
Politics & Economics»

UAE's rising cost of living is big concern for expats - HSBC

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 2:23 PM

Bahrain, Qatar and Oman are more popular destinations for expats than the UAE, according to HSBC survey

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Oman studies ways to limit spending after oil price plunge
Politics & Economics»

Oman studies ways to limit spending after oil price plunge

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 4:48 PM

Government mulls spending curbs but insists it does not intend to cut infrastructure projects

Oman Oil in talks with US firm Occidental to buy its local assets
Energy»

Oman Oil in talks with US firm Occidental to buy its local assets

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 1:10 PM

CEO Isam al-Zadjali says waiting to hear from Occidental regarding specifics of potential sale

Oman's largest lender posts 2.5% rise in Q3 net profit
Banking & Finance»

Oman's largest lender posts 2.5% rise in Q3 net profit

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 1:51 PM

Bank Muscat misses analysts' estimates as gains were mostly offset by higher provisioning for bad loans


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