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Gulf is our future… but maybe not the single currency

Gulf is our future… but maybe not the single currency

The UAE Economy Minister says the country still hopes to join a unified Gulf currency ‘one day.’ He is right that the Gulf is our future, but could be wrong about the currency.

December 5, 2010 2:48
 

Pressure on UAE to rejoin monetary union project

Abu Dhabi hosting GCC summit this year, others warn of weakened union.

July 18, 2010 3:14
 
The uncertain future of the ‘Khaleeji’

The uncertain future of the ‘Khaleeji’

Things aren’t getting any clearer in the matter of a GCC unified currency. Katherine Azmeh thinks it may be time to put the project on hold.

May 25, 2010 1:37
 
Awaiting lessons from the euro-zone

Awaiting lessons from the euro-zone

The drive to establish a unified Gulf currency may be on hold as policy makers ‘wait and see’ what’s to come of the distressed euro.

May 17, 2010 5:28
 

Central banks in GCC monetary union countries stop public sector loans

Central banks in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait…

January 3, 2010 4:18
 
Kuwaitis know best…not really

Kuwaitis know best…not really

Kuwaiti politicians say the UAE did not pull out of the monetary union because Saudi Arabia was chosen as the host of the GCC central bank. They’re wrong.

May 24, 2009 1:00