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Obama clinches Copenhagen climate deal

Saturday, 19 December 2009 10:22 AM

US president helps break a deadlock at UN-led talks held in Copenhagen.

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Dubai World's banks see formal standstill request

Saturday, 19 December 2009 9:20 AM

Dubai World to meet with a group of 90 of its lenders on Monday in Dubai.

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Goldman Sachs ups ratings on Abu Dhabi banks

Friday, 18 December 2009 9:10 AM

Investment bank raises to 'buy' First Gulf Bank & NBAD from 'neutral' and 'sell'.

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Economic crisis over in Dubai - foreign minister

Thursday, 17 December 2009 6:11 PM

Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed al-Nahayan says UAE gov't committed to dealing with global crisis.

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Dubai govt depts told to transfer surpluses to treasury
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Dubai govt depts told to transfer surpluses to treasury

Thursday, 17 December 2009 5:45 PM

Departmental surpluses will be reinvested by Dubai's Supreme Financial Committee.

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UAE prices rise in Nov after four-month fall

Thursday, 17 December 2009 5:22 PM

UAE's consumer price index was 115.09 points in Nov, the economy ministry's website shows.

Kuwait PM survives no confidence vote
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Kuwait PM survives no confidence vote

Thursday, 17 December 2009 8:12 AM

Sheikh Nasser survives a key challenge against him after tough questions asked in parliament.

Top Dubai officials on UK, US tour to rebuild confidence
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Top Dubai officials on UK, US tour to rebuild confidence

Thursday, 17 December 2009 7:12 AM

Pair set to meet financial and political leaders in London, New York and Washington.

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Dubai debt crisis will increase transparency - DIFC's Saidi

Thursday, 17 December 2009 1:56 AM

DIFC's chief economist believes greater clarity of ownership will emerge from the crisis.

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69% of UAE business leaders positive about 2010 growth

Wednesday, 16 December 2009 4:09 PM

Executives more confident about business next year than those in London or NY.

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GCC named as best region for lowest tax rates

Wednesday, 16 December 2009 2:36 PM

Latest research shows Gulf countries lead the world with their tax regimes.

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Oman budget shows deficit of $39m in Jan-Oct

Wednesday, 16 December 2009 12:37 PM

Sultanate of Oman's revenue down 20.3% in January-October period, expenditure up 3.3%.

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UAE says $10bn Dubai aid was in bonds - report

Wednesday, 16 December 2009 9:45 AM

'Those who question solidarity of the 7 emirates don't know the truth of the federation.'

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Gulf Arab states to form joint military force

Wednesday, 16 December 2009 7:43 AM

Leaders agree to create rapid deployment force to address security threats in the region.

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Gulf rulers back monetary union plan

Wednesday, 16 December 2009 1:27 AM

Kuwaiti finance minister expresses hope that UAE and Oman will rejoin the planned union.

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