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  • Oil

    Oil Adds 1 Pct On Euro Zone Hopes, Tight Supply

    M. East tensions, North Sea supply crunch support prices; U.S. crude inventories rose 100,000 bbls last week

    August 22, 2012 5:44
  • Iran-oil-sanctions

    Iran Looks To Armenia To Skirt Bank Sanctions

    Iran increasingly isolated, feeling sting of sanctions; Diplomats: Iran interested in expanding banking in Armenia; UAE, Turkey still key for Iran banks, but less welcome; Armenia denies illicit banking links to Iran

    August 22, 2012 5:42
  • Iran buys Wheat supply

    Iran makes big discreet Wheat buy

    Iran has in the past exported wheat but the trade sanctions were imposed after a bad harvest, forcing the country to quietly enter global markets and make substantial wheat purchases to help feed its large population

    August 22, 2012 8:47
 
 
  • UAE banks and top lenders

    UAE banks told to extend loan maturities for citizens

    The United Arab Emirates' central bank has told lenders to extend maturities on certain personal loans held by UAE citizens by more than four years, the latest initiative aimed at reducing their debt burdens.

    August 16, 2012 3:57
  • Abdel Hamid Shoman

    Arab bank chairman quits, in dispute with CEO

    The chairman of Jordan-based Arab Bank, Abdel Hamid Shoman, resigned on Thursday after a dispute with key shareholders and the bank's CEO, several sources inside the bank said.

    August 16, 2012 3:56
  • Qatar-telecom-gains-control-of-Iraqi-Asiacell-for-1.5-billion

    Qatar Telecom offers $2.2 billion for Wataniya stake

    Qtel offers to pay $2.2 bln for 47.5 pct stake; Kuwait sovereign fund owns 23.5 pct stake in Wataniya; Offer price of 2.6 dinars at 18 pct premium; Kuwait sovereign fund yet to decide on share sale -source

    August 16, 2012 3:55
 
  • Tunisian recovery-IMF

    IMF says Lagarde to visit Egypt on August 22

    International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde will visit Egypt next week in a show of IMF support for Egypt's transition, the Fund said on Wednesday.

    August 16, 2012 12:21
 
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