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Gulf’s first private pension product

Bahrain’s Takaud Savings and Pensions became the first Gulf-based private pension provider with the launch of its maiden product on…

December 12, 2012 2:50
 
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Canada’s Porter Airlines partners with Qatar Airways

Porter Airlines, a small, short-haul Canadian airline, said on Wednesday it has signed an interline partnership agreement with Qatar Airways, Porter's first such venture. Porter's chief executive said it would seek more such deals.

August 9, 2012 11:08
 
Unified GCC currency

Gulf states should not fall in the same hole

A Reuters poll predicts no common currency until 2017, but the an official from Qatar's Central Bank says they should learn from the Euro Zone mistakes

July 28, 2012 11:02
 
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INTERVIEW: US eyes more projects in Gulf

Offshore oil and gas activities have experienced an increase in the Gulf states, causing it to attract some big eyes from the west

July 24, 2012 12:35
 
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Qatar to issue up to $4 billion in sukuk

Qatar plans to issue up to $4 billion in Islamic bonds, or sukuk, through two companies that the Gulf state will set up through a decree issued by the Crown Prince, local daily Al Watan newspaper said on Monday.

July 2, 2012 10:09
 
EU Summit 2012

CAUTIOUS: Gulf investors careful ahead of EU summit

Gulf investors are taking cues from Europe amid thin local news and negative sentiment may spill over to regional markets as hopes fade of a debt-crisis resolution from an EU summit later this week.

June 26, 2012 10:39
 
Human-rights

EU urged to press Gulf on human rights next week

Rights activists urged the European Union on Friday to press Gulf Arab allies to improve their human rights record and stop harassment and threats against civil society groups and political campaigners.

June 24, 2012 10:25
 
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Painful adjustments never come easily: How Iraq is upsetting the OPEC power balance

Iraq is set to overtake Iran as OPEC's second biggest producer. Already, Iraqi oil is helping to fill the supply gap created by tightening Western sanctions on Iran. The cartel's hawks are unhappy about those extra barrels; prices have fallen one fifth from their March peak.

June 11, 2012 5:45
 
Ex-Zain CEO urges gulf Telcos to merge, privatise

Ex-Zain CEO urges Gulf Telcos to merge, privatise

Gulf telecoms companies, most of which are ultimately government-controlled, must further privatise and consolidate to survive in an increasingly tough environment, former chief executive of Kuwait's Zain said on Tuesday.

May 30, 2012 12:58
 
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Gulf Arab interest in Chinese Yuan rises –Standard Chartered

Gulf Arab states are increasingly using the Chinese yuan for trading as China accounts for a growing share of the region's exports, and given volatility in major currencies, a senior executive at Standard Chartered said on Tuesday.

May 17, 2012 11:21
 
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