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Weak business laws make Kuwait punch below its weight –World Bank

Kuwait is punching below its weight in business due to its weak regulatory framework and needs to improve its insolvency laws so that distressed companies can restructure properly, a World Bank official said on Tuesday.

May 30, 2012 12:51

Dubai 2010 real GDP up 2.8 percent, beats estimate

Economic growth up from June estimate of 2.4 percent; GDP shrank by 2.4 percent in 2009

September 25, 2011 10:03

Egypt finmin: bourse losses greater than fin crisis-TV

Egyptian stocks have lost more than 21 percent since the start of this year.

February 3, 2011 1:01

Lebanon’s Bank Audi 2010 net up 22 percent

Loans up $1.8 bln to $8.5 bln.

January 21, 2011 10:27

Dubai house prices set to fall another 10 pct

Prices in Abu Dhabi to fall 15 pct.

January 20, 2011 2:42

UAE’s Emaar to meet bond investors from Jan. 21

HSBC, RBS and StanChart named to arrange meetings.

January 18, 2011 4:37
Who’s visiting Dubai?

Who’s visiting Dubai?

The emirate was hit by a substantial decline in tourist numbers last year, but could be on the road to recovery.

January 31, 2010 2:14
And a new round of speculation begins…

And a new round of speculation begins…

As Arab bourses tumble, people are asking an all-too-familiar question: Is the property boom turning to bust?

October 8, 2008 5:46