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  • Arab Spring economies recover slowly in 2013

    Arab Spring economies recover slowly in 2013

    The IMF forecast gross domestic product in the six countries combined would expand by 3.6 percent next year, accelerating from an estimated 2.0 percent this year and 1.2 percent in 2011.

    November 11, 2012 9:58
  • Former Iraqi central bank chief denies corruption

    Former Iraqi central bank chief denies corruption

    Local authorities have issued arrest warrants for Shibibi, who has left the country, and other bank officials, a decision that has heightened investor concerns Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's government is interfering with the bank's autonomy.

    November 11, 2012 8:42
  • Egyptian trains collide and kill three

    Egyptian trains collide and kill three

    Egyptians have long complained that successive governments have failed to enforce basic safety standards on the country's railways, leading to a string of deadly accidents.

    November 11, 2012 8:39
 
  • Libor Scandal but with criminal power?

    Saudi Arabia ‘not aware’ of Barclays probe

    It said since the establishment of CMA in 2005 no reservations or observations from anyone had been raised regarding the procedures for granting licenses.

    November 11, 2012 8:37
  • Hundreds of jailed Emirati debtors freed

    Hundreds of jailed Emirati debtors freed

    The UAE central bank told commercial banks in August to extend maturities on certain personal loans held by UAE citizens by more than four years.

    November 11, 2012 8:35
  • Mobinil hopes for profit in 2013

    Mobinil hopes for profit in 2013

    Egypt's financial regulator earlier this year approved a tender offer by France Telecom that would cement its control over Mobinil.

    November 9, 2012 9:54
 
  • Saudi’s Sedco sees assets doubling by 2017

    Saudi’s Sedco sees assets doubling by 2017

    With markets still dynamic but volatile and short-term in nature, Sedco plans to launch at least one new fund, the Sedco Capital Sentiment Fund before the year end.

    November 8, 2012 12:49
 
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