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  • Kuwaiti prime minister Sheikh Jaber al-M

    Kuwait picks outgoing PM to form new cabinet

    Reappointment of Sheikh Jaber was widely expected; New cabinet unlikely to have many new faces; Fresh parliamentary election could be held in Sept - analysts

    July 5, 2012 5:51
  • Qatar to boost spending by 27 percent

    Qatar Treasury bill yields down sharply; liquidity loose

    Cash-rich banks offer lower bids; Not seen as sign of monetary policy change; Lending growth has slowed, deposit growth still healthy; Deposits at central bank increase; Inflation does not appear a threat

    July 5, 2012 5:48
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    Qatar eyes Islamic bond sale; demand seen high

    HSBC, StanC, Deutsche picked to arrange meetings; Local lenders Barwa Bank and QInvest also on the deal; Roadshows begin July 9 in Malaysia; Singapore follows; Qatar to benefit from global demand for regional credit

    July 5, 2012 5:47

    Soccer-Oman could be banned by FIFA over court order

    The warning came after an administrative court in the country issued a ruling on June 25 in favour of three local clubs who had complained about the election process in the Omani federation (OFA).

    July 5, 2012 10:39