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Qatar to raise foreign ownership cap to 49%

The increase from about 25% is tipped to bolster investment in the Gulf state

Dubai rally may not continue

Fund managers discuss whether Wednesday's jump was just a "dead cat bounce".

Dubai's Arabtec moves to calm investors after 24% share slump

Comes amid speculation that Abu Dhabi's Aabar Investments will cut its stake in the Dubai builder

Top Gainers

COMPANY PRICE CHANGE % CHANGE
RAK NATL INS CO AED 3.45 0.27 8.49 %
ARKAN BLD MT CO AED 2.05 0.14 7.33 %
SHARJAH CEMENT AED 1.18 0.08 7.27 %
NAT BK QAIWAIN AED 3.80 0.20 5.56 %
INVEST BANK AED 2.80 0.09 3.32 %
WAHA CAPITAL AED 2.68 0.07 2.68 %
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Top Losers

COMPANY   PRICE CHANGE % CHANGE
UNITED ARAB BK AED 6.30 -0.70 -10.00 %
COMM BK INTL AED 1.81 -0.19 -9.50 %
AD SHIPBLDG CO. AED 2.45 -0.14 -5.41 %
ESHRAQ PROP AED 1.38 -0.06 -4.17 %
METHAQ AED 1.17 -0.05 -4.10 %
INSURANCE HOUSE AED 1.43 -0.04 -2.72 %
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Time to call time on the Etihad subsidies debate

Time to call time on the Etihad subsidies debate

European carriers like Lufthansa need to get used to the fact that what Etihad is doing is perfectly legitimate

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Qatar’s 2022 World Cup: An investment legacy own goal?

Qatar’s 2022 World Cup: An investment legacy own goal?

Political risk analyst Ruth Lux on why Qatar has already scored a hat-trick of achievements despite ongoing controversy

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Innovation comes to banking

Innovation comes to banking

Bitcoin is a simple idea, but its implications are enormous, particularly for the world’s poorest.

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Where did it all go wrong for Arabtec?

Where did it all go wrong for Arabtec?

The departure of CEO Hasan Ismaik leaves more questions than answers for the contractor’s shareholders.

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Why Arabtec’s stock collapse is not good for the market

Why Arabtec’s stock collapse is not good for the market

The sustained drop in Arabtec’s share price on the DFM seems to indicate that privileged information might have been leaked to the market, says Ed Attwood

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Blame it on the Blatter

Blame it on the Blatter

This is not the first time FIFA has been at the centre of a corruption storm, and not the first time the man at the helm has done and said nothing about it, says Anil Bhoyrul

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