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Markets lackluster as summer lull deepens

Gulf Arab bourses are likely to remain lacklustre on Monday as a summer trading lull, regional political tensions and sustained volatility on global equity and oil markets make investors wary of raising their risk exposure.

July 16, 2012 11:55
 
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Saudi stocks end up; Dar al-Arkan soars on sukuk repayment

Saudi shares end higher on Saturday, led by gains in the real estate sector as major builder Dar al-Arkan soars…

July 15, 2012 9:31
 
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UAE, Qatar extend drop as euro zone woes weigh

UAE and Qatar markets end lower as investors cut risk, tracking declines on European bourses after divisions among European leaders dashed any hopes of concrete measures to tackle the region's debt crisis.

June 28, 2012 4:52
 
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Stocks news Middle East Saudi stocks close 0.9 percent lower

The all-share ends 0.9 percent lower at 6,774 points and the petrochemical index ends 0.8 percent lower at 5,964 points.

June 24, 2012 9:55
 
Kuwait Bourse to Launch Nasdaq-Backed Trading System

Kuwait Bourse to Launch Nasdaq-Backed Trading System

Kuwait's bourse will launch a new trading system on May 13, backed by The Nasdaq OMX Group Inc , to help trading of financial instruments such as derivatives and Islamic bonds, it said on Tuesday.

April 10, 2012 3:05
 

Saudi to OK some foreign ownership of stocks

Saudi Arabia's plans to open up its stock market will limit direct foreign ownership to investors with at least $5 billion under management and allow each to hold a maximum 5 percent of a stock's issued share capital, two industry sources said.

December 10, 2011 4:21
 
Wealthy investors push UAE stocks up

Wealthy investors push UAE stocks up

Fundamental change in the market may still be absent but stocks show people are buying on expectations.

March 24, 2011 5:09
 

Dubai sees biggest gain in 15 months, markets up

Dubai's index makes its largest gain in 15 months with the benchmark climbing 4.3 per cent to 1,513 points, trimming its 2011 losses to 7.2 percent.

March 13, 2011 3:08
 
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Business of… investment tips

Call them crazy, but these six investment strategies (which you’ve probably never heard of) come direct from the brightest minds in the business.

November 8, 2010 11:43
 

Stocks tumble on growth fears

Global markets see declines as fears grow over the strength of the recovery.

June 30, 2010 9:09
 
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