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Taking cover: Inside the GCC home insurance market
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Taking cover: Inside the GCC home insurance market

Monday, 27 February 2017 2:51 PM

Home insurance in the GCC remains remarkably low, despite arresting reports of fires that have caused costly damage to homes and treasured possessions. Industry players say residents are finally sitting up and taking note, but the transitory nature of expats and a general lack of awareness continue to suppress demand.

Oman eyes large bond sale, could exceed $2bn
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Oman eyes large bond sale, could exceed $2bn

Monday, 27 February 2017 2:28 PM

Investors say sultanate also plans to issue dollar sukuk over next few months

Ajman Bank inks deal to finance new $91m hospital
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Ajman Bank inks deal to finance new $91m hospital

Monday, 27 February 2017 2:27 PM

Saudi German Hospital – Ajman will include 150 beds, set for completion in 2018

Bahrain in talks with Singapore on blockchain pilot
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain in talks with Singapore on blockchain pilot

Monday, 27 February 2017 2:26 PM

Kingdom joins GCC race to become fintech pioneer with 'regulatory sandbox'

Bigger budget McLaren aim for title sponsor in 2018
Sport»

Bigger budget McLaren aim for title sponsor in 2018

Sunday, 26 February 2017 5:02 PM

Bahrain-backed team recently increased its budget in certain areas as the team push to return to the top

Misgivings remain as Saudis prepare to relinquish 'crown jewels'
Politics & Economics»

Misgivings remain as Saudis prepare to relinquish 'crown jewels'

Sunday, 26 February 2017 3:08 PM

Kingdom has seen plenty of opposition to Saudi Aramco's upcoming IPO

Abraaj said to acquire Middlesex University's Dubai campus
Banking & Finance»

Abraaj said to acquire Middlesex University's Dubai campus

Sunday, 26 February 2017 12:27 PM

Private universities in Dubai are beginning to attract the attention of private equity players

UAE arbitrators face threat of criminal action
Politics & Economics»

UAE arbitrators face threat of criminal action

Sunday, 26 February 2017 10:31 AM

Practitioners resign, global firms seek to minimise risk after changes to Penal Code

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"He was my hero," Ayman Hariri on his late father

Sunday, 26 February 2017 9:34 AM

In a rare interview, Ayman Hariri reveals the raw grief he still experiences 12 years after the assassination of his father, former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri, and the lessons he learnt that have inspired him to take on formidable social media giants.

Dubai Holding chairman resigns to focus on gov't role
Politics & Economics»

Dubai Holding chairman resigns to focus on gov't role

Saturday, 25 February 2017 6:32 PM

Mohammed Abdullah al-Gergawi says will now work full-time for the UAE government

Qatar's QInvest exits $62m luxury London homes project
Banking & Finance»

Qatar's QInvest exits $62m luxury London homes project

Saturday, 25 February 2017 11:31 AM

Qatar-based Islamic investment bank says St John's Wood project fund generated 22% returns to investors

Bahrain's Investcorp inks $400m US property deal
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain's Investcorp inks $400m US property deal

Saturday, 25 February 2017 1:12 AM

Investment firm says it has bought three properties in New York, California, and Nevada

Saudi consumer price deflation likely to be short-lived, say analysts
Politics & Economics»

Saudi consumer price deflation likely to be short-lived, say analysts

Saturday, 25 February 2017 1:12 AM

Jadwa Investment says planned increase in household electricity prices by mid-2017 'should accelerate inflation to early 2016 levels'

Saudi King launches investment drive with Asia tour
Politics & Economics»

Saudi King launches investment drive with Asia tour

Friday, 24 February 2017 7:20 PM

King Salman starts month-long Asian tour on Sunday to build ties with the world's fastest growing importers of Saudi oil

UAE's biggest banks set to see 'solid' profits in 2017, 2018
Banking & Finance»

UAE's biggest banks set to see 'solid' profits in 2017, 2018

Friday, 24 February 2017 2:42 AM

Ratings agency Moody's also says impairment charges likely to rise in 2017, driven by the continued economic slowdown


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