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Qatar Islamic Bank seeks approval to raise sukuk programme to $3bn
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Qatar Islamic Bank seeks approval to raise sukuk programme to $3bn

Qatar's largest sharia-compliant lender by assets is also seeking extension of approval for remaining $824 million) portion of a 5 billion riyal Tier 1 capital perpetual sukuk programme

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UAE healthcare giant to list in India later this year – report

Aster DM Healthcare also planning to acquire three hospitals in subcontinent

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Saudi bourse uncertain about MSCI entry in 2017, says acting CEO

Khalid al-Hussan said there is still a level of uncertainty of when joining MSCI might happen, with outside factors to be considered

Banking & Finance»

Mideast funds anticipate rebuilding equities positions: survey

Many funds see risk of further losses in markets, as Gulf earnings may be downgraded further

Top Gainers

COMPANY PRICE CHANGE % CHANGE
RAK PROPERTIES AED 0.56 0.07 14.29 %
INT FISH FARMING AED 6.00 0.72 13.64 %
EM DRIVING CO AED 6.00 0.50 9.09 %
INVEST BANK AED 1.64 0.12 7.89 %
GREEN CRS INS CO AED 0.80 0.05 6.67 %
GULF CEMENT CO AED 0.97 0.03 3.19 %
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Top Losers

COMPANY   PRICE CHANGE % CHANGE
NATL MARINE DRDG AED 4.41 -0.49 -10.00 %
AD NATL INS CO AED 1.91 -0.21 -9.91 %
GULF PHARM IND AED 2.30 -0.20 -8.00 %
ESHRAQ PROP AED 0.60 -0.02 -3.23 %
RAK CEMENT CO AED 0.86 -0.02 -2.27 %
SUDATEL AED 0.53 -0.01 -1.85 %
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Getting funded in the Middle East: how to improve your odds

Getting funded in the Middle East: how to improve your odds

The Luxury Closet had a spectacular year in 2015: it achieved triple-digit growth and managed to secure $3.2 million in its series of funding from key regional institutional investors, including Middle East Venture Partners and Wamda Capital. Kunal Kapoor, the founder of The Luxury Closet, shares some of the insights he gained along the way.

Small businesses in the UAE need more support than ever

Small businesses in the UAE need more support than ever

Fees, red tape, a slowdown in lending and the tough economic conditions are all combining to produce a grim period for the country’s SMEs, says Ed Attwood

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5 money saving tips for start-ups

5 money saving tips for start-ups

For new businesses, costs are high and money is often tight. Chantal Bechervaise suggests five ways to save some of that all important cash

What to do when somebody copies your website

What to do when somebody copies your website

After building a unique website, the team behind medical tourism start-up, Medigo, discovered someone was taking advantage of their hard work. Chief product officer and co-founder, Ieva Soblickaite, and head of content, Florence Collins, explain what they did when they found out their website was being copied

How Saudi Arabia successfully defended its US oil market share

How Saudi Arabia successfully defended its US oil market share

Saudi crude exports to the United States have remained relatively constant at around 1.2 million barrels per day since 2009

Should the UAE reconsider the mortgage cap?

Should the UAE reconsider the mortgage cap?

Regulation is an evolving process; it may be time for change, again, argues Ed Attwood

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A successful serial entrepreneur, Rana El-Eid presents her first book Think like...

Flavio Briatore: The Fighter

Flavio Briatore: The Fighter

Nothing has come easy for Formula One’s most jaded boss, but despite career setbacks...

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How Kuwait is oiling the wheels of national reform

Kuwait has for years sat on the sidelines while its neighbours rapidly modernised...

Rising from the ashes: The UAE's insolvency dilemma

Rising from the ashes: The UAE's insolvency dilemma

The UAE is close to finalising a modern insolvency law that would allow struggling...

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