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  • Qatar central bank

    QP samurai may mean trickle, not flood of gulf yen bonds

    Qatar Petroleum's Samurai pricing likely this week; Only third yen-denominated bond from Gulf; Samurais offer new investors, cheap costs; Growing trade links between Japan, Middle East; But long process means no flood of Samurai expected

    August 5, 2012 3:54
  • Qatar-telecom-gains-control-of-Iraqi-Asiacell-for-1.5-billion

    Qatar Telecom Unit Agrees $406 Mln Tower Deal With Tower Bersama

    Qatar Telecom unit Indosat has concluded a sale and leaseback agreement worth $406 million with Tower Bersama Infrastructure (TBIG), the Qatari firm said in a statement on Sunday.

    August 5, 2012 3:53
  • Qatari Diar

    Qatar’s Barwa Real Estate H1 Profit Slumps 21.1 Pct

    Barwa made a net profit of 593.6 million riyals ($163 million) for the opening six months of this year, versus 752.5 million riyals in the same period of 2011, it said in a bourse filing on Sunday. It did not provide other figures.

    August 5, 2012 3:52
  • UAE-economy-minister-cuts-2012-GDP-growth-outlook

    EDGING UP: UAE business activity up slightly in July

    Business activity in the United Arab Emirates' non-oil private sector edged up slightly in July from the previous month, but the growth of export orders fell sharply, a purchasing managers' survey showed on Sunday.

    August 5, 2012 10:01
  • india iran

    India HPCL begins rupee payment for Iran oil

    MRPL to make partial payment in rupees on Monday; MRPL hires Iran's Gardenia to ship oil; HPCL seeks shipping ministry approval to buy oil in Iran tanker

    August 5, 2012 9:53
  • saudi woman

    Saudi’s first woman bows out after symbolic show

    The first Saudi woman to compete at the Olympics may have bowed out after only 80 seconds on the judo mat on Friday but she was hailed as a heroine by many web-users in her homeland and given an enthusiastic reception by the Olympic crowd.

    August 5, 2012 9:51