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Abu Dhabi sees GDP acceleration next year

Abu Dhabi does not regularly release GDP data, but officials estimated late last year that the emirate's economy would expand about 4.5 percent in 2011.

September 24, 2012 3:44
 
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Saudi economic growth slows, inflation hits 3-year low

Real GDP +5.5 pct in Q2 vs +5.9 pct in Q1; Growth in oil output eases, non-oil holds up; Inflation slows to 3.8 pct y/y in Aug from 4.0 pct in July; Food prices rise, rental pressures ease

September 13, 2012 9:57
 
BRENT CRUDE OIL

Brent steady above $113 ahead of key Europe, U.S. data

Asian shares steady in ranges before U.S., euro zone numbers; U.S. crude stocks seen down on lower imports, falling for third week; Brent looks neutral in $113.14-$114.68 range

August 14, 2012 12:00
 
Oman-Nizwa-riyal

Oman may budget surplus widens, inflation at 27-month low

Budget surplus at 1.6 bln rials in Jan-May; Oil output up in May despite strikes; Inflation at 2.2 percent in May vs 3.0 pct in April

July 11, 2012 4:39
 
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Qatar banks should issue more bonds to meet funding needs

Qatari banks too reliant on deposits for funding; High loan growth vs slower deposit growth could lead to future problems; Gulf banking sector healthy, avoided euro zone problems

July 5, 2012 11:00
 
turkish economy

Turkish markets underpinned by growth data, CPI eyed

Lira off lows after data shows Q1 growth slowdown; Bonds also off lows after data; Trading thin a day ahead of key inflation numbers

July 2, 2012 3:44
 
Qatar-construction-projects

Qatar’s economy grew by 6.9 percent in Q1

Real GDP up 3 pct qtr/qtr in Q1; Construction jumps qtr/qtr, outpacing other sectors; Hydrocarbons sector up slightly qtr/qtr

July 2, 2012 10:17
 
Gold-in-the-banks

Do Asian central banks hold enough gold?

Most of these nations hold a low proportion of gold in their reserves, while they are among the countries with the highest personal gold use, at least when compared with local GDP

June 12, 2012 3:44
 
Saudi Al Tayyer IPO

Saudi Arabia economic growth slows a bit

Saudi Arabia's gross domestic product, adjusted for inflation, grew 5.94 percent from a year earlier in the first quarter of this year, the government's statistics department said on Wednesday.

June 6, 2012 7:08
 
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Slowing down? UAE 2012 growth expected to drop to 3 percent

Real GDP grew 4.2 percent in 2011, most since 2006; Oil prices seen floating between $80-100/barrel – Economy Minister; Economy more resilient, bank lending sluggish

June 5, 2012 11:13