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Gold hits 3-month peak on heightened political risk
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Gold hits 3-month peak on heightened political risk

Political worries spur safe-haven demand for bullion

Currencies»

Iran's currency hits record low as Trump worries deter fund inflows

Rial was quoted at 41,500 to the dollar, weakening from around 41,250 on Sunday

Currencies»

UAE exchange houses await guidance from India on scrapped banknotes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi abolished Rs500 and Rs1,000 notes earlier this month

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UAE keeps spending flat in 2017 federal budget

Spending remains cautious as IMF projects consolidated fiscal deficit of 3.9% this year

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Currency prices V property prices: Why now might be a good time for UAE expats to sell

Currency prices V property prices: Why now might be a good time for UAE expats to sell

Even with Dubai property prices forecast to decline this year, foreign owners who sell now could still make up to 25% year-on-year by taking advantage of the increasing strength of the US dollar

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Issues over the Iranian Rial reflect impacts of the new Cold War

Issues over the Iranian Rial reflect impacts of the new Cold War

As Iran faces off its western adversaries, tensions have continued to rise

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