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    Qatar sets stock regulatory reforms, eases trading rule

    Central bank now ultimate market regulatory authority; Lengthens stock trading settlement time; Applications for bank brokerages to be reviewed in 30 days; Qatar Financial Centre to encourage stock listings

    July 18, 2012 5:26
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    Cash-rich Islamic funds fuel wild Dubai sukuk rally

    Dubai 2014 sukuk yield plunges 235 bps since February; Fundamental factors support a rally; But some think euphoria has gone too far; Liquidity temporarily boosted by maturities; Approach of Ramadan may be spurring purchases

    July 18, 2012 5:24
  • Yemen LNG

    Nakilat second quarter profit jumps 5.9 percent amid cost curbs

    Qatar Gas Transport Co (Nakilat), the world's largest shipper of liquefied natural gas (LNG), on Wednesday reported a 5.9 percent jump in quarterly profit partly thanks to better cost control.

    July 18, 2012 5:24
  • Iran-tanker-insurance-ban

    Iran offers to insure foreign ships to skirt EU ban

    Iran said it would insure any foreign ships that enter its waters, in an effort to skirt a European Union ban on insuring ships carrying Iranian crude that has hampered the country's oil exports.

    July 18, 2012 11:46