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Gulf markets rise after oil leaps

QNB rose 1.4 percent after reporting a 7.1 percent rise in first-quarter net profit to $796.5m, while petrochemical and telecommunications stocks boosted Saudi Arabia's bourse

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Dubai's Marka approves $68m bond sale, reports $15m loss

Retail firm shareholders approve bond issuance to help fund future acquisitions

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Saudi $400bn bourse asks banks to pitch for IPO advisory roles

Tadawul made a net profit in 2014 of $71m on revenue of $130m, according to its latest available accounts

Top Gainers

COMPANY PRICE CHANGE % CHANGE
SHARJAH ISLAMIC AED 1.52 0.07 4.83 %
ARKAN BLD MT CO AED 0.95 0.02 2.15 %
INVEST BANK AED 2.20 0.04 1.85 %
WAHA CAPITAL AED 2.06 0.01 0.49 %
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Top Losers

COMPANY   PRICE CHANGE % CHANGE
NATL CO BLDG MAT AED 0.46 -0.04 -8.00 %
SUDATEL AED 0.56 -0.04 -6.67 %
ESHRAQ PROP AED 0.83 -0.03 -3.49 %
AD AVIATION AED 2.80 -0.10 -3.45 %
AGTHIA GROUP AED 7.61 -0.19 -2.44 %
AD COMMERCIAL BK AED 6.45 -0.15 -2.27 %
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