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Bahrain’s Gulf Finance House swings to small profit in 2011

Bahrain’s Gulf Finance House swings to small profit in 2011

Bahrain's Gulf Finance House swung to a full-year profit in 2011 as the troubled sharia-compliant investment firm said its restructuring plan, which included significant cost-cutting, helped reverse its fortunes.

March 1, 2012 1:48
 
Kuwait Finance House 2011 profit drops 24 percent

Kuwait Finance House 2011 profit drops 24 percent

Kuwait Finance House (KFH) , the country's largest Islamic bank, said on Wednesday its profit fell by 24 percent in 2011, as the lender put aside money to meet investment losses.

February 15, 2012 2:35
 

Dubai’s house prices make gains

Knight Frank’s Global House Price Index is out.

June 18, 2010 7:46
 

Dubai house rents fell 24 percent in 2009

Apartments in Dubai saw rents falling 24 percent…

January 13, 2010 4:15
 
Now the maids are calling the shots

Now the maids are calling the shots

With increased work during Ramadan, Saudi women are forced to employ ‘illegal’ housemaids, who direct the terms of their employment

August 31, 2008 9:25
 
Home groan

Home groan

The UAE has announced that people with small houses can’t sponsor their families. Are they squeezing too hard?

August 21, 2008 12:32
 
To buy or not to buy

To buy or not to buy

Amid corruption scandals and theever-looming property bust, potential home buyers are stuck in a quandry.

August 21, 2008 9:30