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Qatar consumer prices fall 4.6% in Feb
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Qatar consumer prices fall 4.6% in Feb

Monday, 29 March 2010 12:31 PM

Prices in the country are expected to rise this year helped by food prices, rent.

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Kuwait posts $28.7bn budget surplus for 11 months to Feb

Monday, 29 March 2010 11:32 AM

Revenue was 98 percent more than forecast for the fiscal year through March.

UBS chief says UAE outlook is 'promising'
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UBS chief says UAE outlook is 'promising'

Monday, 29 March 2010 7:38 AM

Swiss bank's chairman says there are 'fresh opportunities' for recovery in region.

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Rescuers search Morocco lake for Sheikh Ahmed
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Rescuers search Morocco lake for Sheikh Ahmed

Sunday, 28 March 2010 3:37 PM

Head of the world's biggest SWF and brother of the ruler of Abu Dhabi still missing.

UAE says banks strong enough to face a new crisis
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UAE says banks strong enough to face a new crisis

Sunday, 28 March 2010 1:24 PM

'Banks have enough capital to face any crisis, if another one happens,' says official.

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Arabian Business Power 100 2010
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Arabian Business Power 100 2010

Sunday, 28 March 2010 8:00 AM

From the worlds of business, sports, media, academia and more, meet the 100 Arab men and women making their mark on the global stage today.

DED issues 1151 business licenses in Feb 2010
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DED issues 1151 business licenses in Feb 2010

Saturday, 27 March 2010 2:12 PM

Number of business licenses issued in Dubai in Feb up 34% than same month in '09.

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Secularist former leader Allawi wins Iraq vote

Saturday, 27 March 2010 8:59 AM

Allawi's bloc wins highest number of seats ; slim margin means difficult talks to form gov't.

Nakheel repayment to avoid 'complexities'- official
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Nakheel repayment to avoid 'complexities'- official

Friday, 26 March 2010 3:49 PM

Dubai offered to repay in full two sukuks issued by property unit Nakheel.

Dubai’s debt plan may speed up corporate bond sales
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Dubai’s debt plan may speed up corporate bond sales

Friday, 26 March 2010 3:40 PM

Dubai’s support has given 'a very positive catalyst for Gulf credit' - analyst.

Qatari PM sees 2010-11 GDP growth at 16%
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Qatari PM sees 2010-11 GDP growth at 16%

Thursday, 25 March 2010 2:33 PM

Al Thani sees country's LNG production capacity at 77.4m tonnes per year by 2011.

Kuwait oil minister survives no-confidence vote
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Kuwait oil minister survives no-confidence vote

Thursday, 25 March 2010 1:24 PM

23 lawmakers vote against motion to oust Sheikh Ahmad Al Abdullah Al Sabah.

Dubai World news 'very positive' – Emirates NBD CEO
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Dubai World news 'very positive' – Emirates NBD CEO

Thursday, 25 March 2010 12:52 PM

Rick Pudner says talks have been 'very positive'; praises transparency.

Gulf's first ETF to trade in Abu Dhabi tomorrow
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Gulf's first ETF to trade in Abu Dhabi tomorrow

Thursday, 25 March 2010 4:52 AM

Abu Dhabi's ETF will beat Saudi Arabia's by less than a week - ADX CEO.

Masdar to go slow on North American green power
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Masdar to go slow on North American green power

Thursday, 25 March 2010 4:06 AM

Energy firm exploring US and Canadian markets, but 'not in a hurry' - CEO.


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