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Islamic dollar bond 2010 sales may reach $5bn
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Islamic dollar bond 2010 sales may reach $5bn

Sunday, 16 May 2010 9:13 PM

Experts predict that offerings will 'pick up' as market conditions improve.

Saudi regulator fines six firms over disclosure breaches
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Saudi regulator fines six firms over disclosure breaches

Sunday, 16 May 2010 7:14 PM

Kingdom clamps down on violations after allegations of opaqueness.

Saudi inflation hits 10 month high in April
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Saudi inflation hits 10 month high in April

Sunday, 16 May 2010 6:55 PM

Month on month, cost of living in the Kingdom has increased since March.

Oman sees $1.09bn budget surplus in Q1
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Oman sees $1.09bn budget surplus in Q1

Sunday, 16 May 2010 3:30 PM

Higher oil prices helping to cement economic recovery, economy ministry data shows.

UAE non-oil trade rises to AED63bn in March
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UAE non-oil trade rises to AED63bn in March

Sunday, 16 May 2010 11:55 AM

Trade figure shows 18% increase year-on-year, 19% hike compared to previous month.

Kuwait plans $17.2bn economic investment in 2010-2011
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Kuwait plans $17.2bn economic investment in 2010-2011

Saturday, 15 May 2010 8:15 PM

Oil investment will be $7.6bn while non oil investment will receive $9.6bn.

Iran to clear French woman of spying - lawyer
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Iran to clear French woman of spying - lawyer

Saturday, 15 May 2010 5:33 PM

French academic Clotide Reiss is being held in Tehran prison on spying charges.

Quake measuring 5.1 hits south of Iran - agency
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Quake measuring 5.1 hits south of Iran - agency

Saturday, 15 May 2010 9:20 AM

Quake shakes an area near southern provinces of Fars and Bushehr - news agency.

Dubai police arrest Nigerian politician on fraud charges
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Dubai police arrest Nigerian politician on fraud charges

Friday, 14 May 2010 2:29 PM

Nigerian officials to travel to Dubai to 'start the process for his extradition'.

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S&P removes Abu Dhabi-linked firms from Credit Watch
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S&P removes Abu Dhabi-linked firms from Credit Watch

Thursday, 13 May 2010 2:14 PM

Mubadala, IPIC and TDIC 'almost certain' to get government support - ratings agency.

Saudi slips in economic appeal survey
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Saudi slips in economic appeal survey

Thursday, 13 May 2010 12:55 PM

Kingdom this year ranks 11th out of the G20 and 12 emerging economies.

Kuwait cenbank sells $321m of bonds
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Kuwait cenbank sells $321m of bonds

Thursday, 13 May 2010 12:46 PM

Cenbank issues a 2-year treasury bond worth KD33m with a coupon rate of 1.375 percent.

Kuwait parliament gives final approval to privatisation bill
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Kuwait parliament gives final approval to privatisation bill

Wednesday, 12 May 2010 8:41 PM

Privatisation of oil and LNG production and health & education sectors excluded.

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Malaysia, Qatar to sign MoU worth $5bn
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Malaysia, Qatar to sign MoU worth $5bn

Wednesday, 12 May 2010 1:56 PM

Government-to-government deal will be signed on Friday in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur - source.

Top GCC execs upbeat on region's future - survey
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Top GCC execs upbeat on region's future - survey

Wednesday, 12 May 2010 12:38 PM

More than 80% of bosses in Saudi, UAE, Qatar optimistic on opportunities to 2012.

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