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Abu Dhabi's Mubadala sees tripling of net profit in 2013
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Abu Dhabi's Mubadala sees tripling of net profit in 2013

Thursday, 17 April 2014 1:36 PM

State-owned investment fund which has stakes in General Electric and Carlyle says it made $395m profit

Shares in Bahrain's Ahli United Bank rise on news of potential merger
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Shares in Bahrain's Ahli United Bank rise on news of potential merger

Thursday, 17 April 2014 12:36 PM

The bank is reportedly evaluating a sale or a merger with a rival bank in a potential $5bn deal

Abu Dhabi's TAQA signs Yen loan to help repay upcoming debt
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Abu Dhabi's TAQA signs Yen loan to help repay upcoming debt

Thursday, 17 April 2014 11:58 AM

Funds to be used to refinance a portion of a $1.2bn bond due to mature in September

Bahrain's largest lender eyes $5bn sale, merger deal
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Bahrain's largest lender eyes $5bn sale, merger deal

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 6:13 PM

Sources say Ahli United Bank is evaluating sale or merger with a strategic peer

Qatar's QIB posts 15% rise in Q1 net profit
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Qatar's QIB posts 15% rise in Q1 net profit

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 6:06 PM

Qatar Islamic Bank, the Gulf state's largest sharia-compliant lender, makes $92m profit in three-month period

HSBC Bank Oman says sale agreed for Indian business
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HSBC Bank Oman says sale agreed for Indian business

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 3:01 PM

Omani lender inks agreement with Qatar's Doha Bank; says all staff will be transferred on completion of deal

Abu Dhabi's Man City pay highest salaries in world sport
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Abu Dhabi's Man City pay highest salaries in world sport

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 1:53 PM

New survey by Sportingintelligence says average first team pay has been calculated at $8.9m per year

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Oman's Bank Muscat Q1 net profit jumps 59%
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Oman's Bank Muscat Q1 net profit jumps 59%

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:23 PM

In March, the lender said it will recover $39m lost in a global card fraud

Dubai's DIB gets nod to raise foreign ownership limit
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Dubai's DIB gets nod to raise foreign ownership limit

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 7:40 PM

Dubai Islamic Bank increases limit by 10% to 25% following completion of all regulatory formalities

Dubai insurer Takaful Emarat eyes first annual profit in 2014
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Dubai insurer Takaful Emarat eyes first annual profit in 2014

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 2:06 PM

Company chief says expects to move out of red in Q1; first quarterly profit since Q1 2009

Saudi banking major posts 7% rise in Q1 net profit
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Saudi banking major posts 7% rise in Q1 net profit

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 1:33 PM

Samba Financial Group, Saudi Arabia's third-largest bank, attributes rise to a drop in operating expenses

Kuwait's Gulf Bank posts 10% rise in Q1 net profit
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Kuwait's Gulf Bank posts 10% rise in Q1 net profit

Monday, 14 April 2014 2:03 PM

Country's fourth-largest lender makes $31.1m in the three months to the end of March

Politics & Economics»

IMF confident of recovery

Monday, 14 April 2014 12:22 PM

Despite risks facing the global economic recovery, such as tensions over Ukraine, and insufficient structural reforms, the International Monetary Fund and World Bank remain confident that the fragile recovery continues to strengthen.

Realty check: Dr Anas Kozbari
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Realty check: Dr Anas Kozbari

Sunday, 13 April 2014 7:08 PM

In a rare interview, Dr Anas Kozbari, the chief executive of Invest Group Overseas, explains why his firm is back investing in the Dubai market, and his plans to expand both abroad and at home

New UAE law to award 10% of gov't contracts to SMEs
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New UAE law to award 10% of gov't contracts to SMEs

Sunday, 13 April 2014 5:15 PM

Economy minister says gov't is keen to promote SMEs in bid to reduce unemployment among Emiratis

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