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  • Turkish Bank dealings with Iran

    Halkbank not crossing any lines with Iran

    Turkish state-run lender Halkbank’s trade financing with Iran is in line with regulations, the Turkish banking watchdog head said on Monday….

    November 19, 2012 2:27
  • Saudi Arabia satisfied with oil prices

    Mark Mobius to increase Saudi exposure

    Mark Mobius, one of the world’s best-known emerging market investors, will increase his exposure to Saudi Arabia once the largest Gulf Arab…

    November 19, 2012 2:24
  • Emaar Properties

    Emaar’s apartment sales in Dubai jump

    Emaar Properties’, revenue from apartments sales more than tripled in the third quarter, helping Dubai’s largest developer overcome a sharp decline…

    November 18, 2012 10:46
  • Saudi Arabia King Abdullah

    Saudi King has successful operation

    Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has undergone successful back surgery at a hospital in the capital, Riyadh, to tighten a loose ligament,…

    November 18, 2012 9:42
  • Islamic Finance Oman

    Oman to issue large government bonds

    Oman will issue five-year government development bonds worth 100 million rials ($260 million) at an annual interest rate of 3.25 percent,…

    November 17, 2012 9:49
  • Qatar Airways

    Qatar Airways sells stake after disagreement

    Qatar Airways is to sell its stake in Luxembourg’s all-cargo airline Cargolux after a disagreement over the future direction of the airline, a Cargolux spokeswoman said…

    November 17, 2012 9:46
  • International Monetary Fund

    IMF team extending Egypt trip

    International Monetary Fund negotiators will extend their stay in Egypt to continue their loan talks with the government, the Egyptian central bank and an IMF…

    November 16, 2012 11:59
  • State of Qatar

    Qatar Telecom needs billion dollar loan

    State-owned operator Qatar Telecom (Qtel) has sent out requests for proposals (RFPs) to banks for a syndicated loan of up…

    November 16, 2012 11:53
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    Majed Saif Al-Ghurair resigns from Mashreq board

    Dubai’s Mashreq, the second-largest lender in the emirate by market value, said board member Majed Saif al-Ghurair has resigned with immediate effect,…

    November 14, 2012 2:01