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Fall in Gulf business confidence slows in Q1 - survey

Thursday, 26 March 2009 6:46 AM

HSBC index shows no recovery from 2008 slump but decline is stabilising in region.

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Iran says to US 'words not enough'

Thursday, 26 March 2009 3:19 AM

Parliament speaker Larijani downplays US president's 'fine words' as 'not enough' to repair relations.

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Netanyahu vows to pursue peace talks

Wednesday, 25 March 2009 11:44 PM

Hardline Israeli prime minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu puts peace talks on agenda.

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Kuwait revenues hit $69bn - finance ministry

Wednesday, 25 March 2009 6:26 PM

Revenues for first 11 months of fiscal year show 59% increase on budget estimates.

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UAE President sees $70-75 as fair price for oil

Wednesday, 25 March 2009 12:42 PM

Sheikh Khalifa says current oil price too low, adds UAE has been affected by global crisis.

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Bahrain F1 race 'will help drive investment'

Wednesday, 25 March 2009 11:34 AM

CEO of Economic Development Board also says Gulf state is coping with global crisis.

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Qatar's economy tipped to grow 9% this year

Wednesday, 25 March 2009 9:26 AM

Central bank governor says inflation will also fall from 13.2% to 'single-digit figures'.

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Kuwait cabinet to push through $5bn stimulus bill

Wednesday, 25 March 2009 9:02 AM

Quick action necessary to rescue the country's weakening economy - finance minister. 

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Worker complaints in Qatar nearly double in 2008

Wednesday, 25 March 2009 8:55 AM

More than 11,500 complainants seek help from Labour Department.

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VAT 'not up for discussion' in UAE

Wednesday, 25 March 2009 2:06 AM

Report says UAE gov't 'not discussing' value added tax at the moment and would not be in 'near future'.

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Gov't jumpstarts lending to Dubai businesses

Tuesday, 24 March 2009 3:24 PM

$10bn bond being made available to largest enterprises on commercial terms.

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New deadline to be set for Gulf monetary union

Tuesday, 24 March 2009 12:20 PM

UPDATE 1: 2010 deadline will not be met, GCC officials tell banking conference.

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Gov't departments to face tough financial scrutiny

Tuesday, 24 March 2009 7:38 AM

A new Abu Dhabi authority will ensure financial accountability of public sector bodies. 

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Bahrain, UAE shine in 2009 global business list

Tuesday, 24 March 2009 7:20 AM

Bahrain is top Gulf country while UAE is one of best improvers on 2008 - Forbes.

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Dubai targets 2% economic growth

Tuesday, 24 March 2009 2:28 AM

Figure cited at executive council meeting which discussed targets of Dubai's economic development department.


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