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It could have been worse–Bahrain economy sluggish as unrest still weighs

It could have been worse–Bahrain economy sluggish as unrest still weighs

Real GDP grows 1.0 percent quarter on quarter after a 1.4 percent growth in Q1; Growth slows to 0.8 percent year-on-year--the lowest since at least 2008.

September 4, 2011 1:50
 
Bahrain economy lost up to $2 bln due to unrest-report

Bahrain economy lost up to $2 bln due to unrest-report

Bahrain's economy has lost up to $2 billion due to political unrest that hit the Gulf Arab state in February, the head of the country's chamber of commerce was quoted on Monday as saying.

August 9, 2011 8:41
 
Capital flight threatens Bahrain, FX peg safe for now

Capital flight threatens Bahrain, FX peg safe for now

Clients move money from Bahraini banks; Currency under pressure but immediate risk to peg small; Other Gulf countries could support Bahrain if needed; But stock exchange, bank closures set worrying precedent.

March 17, 2011 10:58
 
Bahrain unrest may impact region, finance hub

Bahrain unrest may impact region, finance hub

Financial hub faces risks, but no outflows seen yet; Compared with neighbours, Bahrain has less cash to deploy; Protests unlikely to draw support across sectarian lines.

February 16, 2011 3:43
 

Bahrain plans to spend $14 bln in 2011-2012

The statement said the country expects revenues of 4.4 billion dinars.

January 6, 2011 10:04
 

Bahrain economic growth slows to 4.3 pct y/y in Q3

Bahrain's central bank expects full-year growth to come at between 3-4 percent.

November 25, 2010 12:21
 

Bahrain July CPI edges down, grain shortage may hit

Inflation slows to 2.1 pct y/y, lowest in four months.

August 20, 2010 9:00
 

Bahrain July CPI edges down, grain shortage may hit

Bahrain July CPI edges down, grain shortage may hit.

August 19, 2010 3:20
 
In the Arabic press this week

In the Arabic press this week

Kipp takes a look at some editorials from the Arabic press. This week: The Lebanese political and financial balance; US role in Kurdish invasion; Israel bows to international pressure.

June 24, 2010 5:20