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    Global sukuk supply less than half demand

    Demand for sukuk projected to triple in five years; This year's issuance to set record but much smaller; E&Y says supply-demand gap could widen further; Awqaf are becoming major source of demand; Lack of intermediaries, common platform are constraints

    September 9, 2012 11:49
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    France, Britain and Germany call for more EU sanctions on Iran

    European Union heavyweights Britain, France and Germany called on Friday for new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme, as Israel continues to threaten military action.

    September 9, 2012 10:29
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    Qatar wants to be shell’s top shareholder

    Qatar wants to become the biggest shareholder in Royal Dutch Shell by raising its stake to 7 percent to strengthen its ties with the oil company and further invest its wealth in western assets, a report said on Friday.

    September 9, 2012 9:52
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    UAE’s Al Habtoor looks at potential IPO in Dubai

    United Arab Emirates conglomerate Al Habtoor Group is considering an initial public offering in Dubai given strengthening local equity markets, the company said in a statement on Wednesday.

    September 6, 2012 11:04