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United Finance says National Bank of Oman confirms merger interest
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United Finance says National Bank of Oman confirms merger interest

Thursday, 21 May 2015 12:30 PM

Bank Nizwa has since withdrawn its proposal, while Omaniya this week confirmed its interest

Oman's United Finance invites M&A bids from three lenders
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Oman's United Finance invites M&A bids from three lenders

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 3:04 PM

National Bank of Oman, Bank Nizwa and Al Omaniya Financial Services all invited to take part in bidding process

National Bank of Oman eyes acquisition of rival lender
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National Bank of Oman eyes acquisition of rival lender

Thursday, 30 April 2015 2:47 PM

Acquisition proposal will be discussed by United Finance's board of directors

Oman fund to help finance Spanish companies abroad
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Oman fund to help finance Spanish companies abroad

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 1:53 PM

State General Reserve Fund inks deal with Spanish company to set up $220m fund

UK's StanChart said to seek sale of Oman retail banking ops
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UK's StanChart said to seek sale of Oman retail banking ops

Saturday, 25 April 2015 1:08 AM

Sources also say Standard Chartered has decided to reverse a decision to exit its Islamic retail business in Bahrain

Two Omani investment firms agree merger plan
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Two Omani investment firms agree merger plan

Monday, 20 April 2015 3:13 PM

Oman National Investment Corp Holding and Ominvest still requires approval from shareholders

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InPics: The 100 Most Powerful Arabs Under 40 - Business and Industry

Sunday, 19 April 2015 10:43 AM

Welcome to the 2015 Arabian Business Power List, our guide to the planet’s 100 most influential young Arabs

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InPics: The 100 Most Powerful Arabs Under 40

Sunday, 19 April 2015 10:42 AM

Welcome to the 2015 Arabian Business Power List, our guide to the planet’s 100 most influential young Arabs

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National Bank of Oman sees 23% rise in Q1 net profit
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National Bank of Oman sees 23% rise in Q1 net profit

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 2:05 PM

Sultanate's third-largest lender says it made more than $32.7m in the three months to March 31

Oman's largest lender posts 8.9% rise in Q1 net profit
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Oman's largest lender posts 8.9% rise in Q1 net profit

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 4:08 PM

Bank Muscat says profit increase was boosted by higher operating income during first quarter

HSBC Bank Oman completes sale of India assets to Doha Bank
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HSBC Bank Oman completes sale of India assets to Doha Bank

Wednesday, 1 April 2015 11:36 AM

Qatari lender approved the purchase in December 2014 after an agreement between the two banks was reached in April last year

Omantel shareholders approve debut sukuk plan
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Omantel shareholders approve debut sukuk plan

Sunday, 22 March 2015 7:56 PM

Telco gets the nod for first issuance of Islamic bonds, only the second such corporate deal in the sultanate

Oman's Bank Dhofar cuts proposed cash dividend
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Oman's Bank Dhofar cuts proposed cash dividend

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 2:17 PM

Bank reduces divident from 10% to 5% on the recommendation of the country's central bank

Oman, Brunei sovereign funds partner in aircraft leasing
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Oman, Brunei sovereign funds partner in aircraft leasing

Monday, 9 March 2015 3:15 PM

Oman's State General Reserve Fund is setting up firm with capital of $520m

Omantel seeks approval for debut Islamic bond
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Omantel seeks approval for debut Islamic bond

Monday, 9 March 2015 11:55 AM

Oman began to introduce Islamic finance at the end of 2012, but until now there has been only one issuer


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