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Jamie Lear, CEO, Dubai's Professional Trading Group DMCC

INTERVIEW: Dubai plays the numbers game

Even as the global economic climate heats up, Dubai is attracting financial traders from the world over. Kipp speaks to Jamie Lear, CEO, Dubai's Professional Trading Group DMCC, for some insights into the high octane world of financial trading.

July 25, 2012 10:24
 
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Cash-rich Islamic funds fuel wild Dubai sukuk rally

Dubai 2014 sukuk yield plunges 235 bps since February; Fundamental factors support a rally; But some think euphoria has gone too far; Liquidity temporarily boosted by maturities; Approach of Ramadan may be spurring purchases

July 18, 2012 5:24
 
BOUBYAN BANK KUWAII

Kuwait’s Boubyan bank backs $2.1 billion NBK offer

National Bank of Kuwait moved a step closer to a takeover of Kuwait's Boubyan Bank on Wednesday, but a disputed stake held by another bank remains an obstacle to the $2.1 billion deal.

June 20, 2012 5:43
 
UAE Edible Oils Firm Says Iran Client Staying Away

UAE Edible Oils Firm Says Iran Client Staying Away

An Abu Dhabi-based edible oils firm said on Tuesday its Iranian client had stopped making orders due to liquidity issues, highlighting the slowdown in trade as Western sanctions squeeze financing for Iranian companies.

April 25, 2012 10:21
 
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
 
The Volcker Rule: ex-federal reserve head urges stricter reforms in banking

The Volcker Rule: ex-federal reserve head urges stricter reforms in banking

Former US Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker, says regulators should not back down in imposing the curbs and that additional reforms to markets are necessary.

February 29, 2012 4:19
 

Dubai’s Tamweel to start trading in 10 days – paper

Tamweel has declined to comment but Al Ittihad newspaper reports Islamic mortgage lender is ready to start trading again.

April 19, 2011 3:16
 

Kuwait sees $90 as new oil price floor

Kuwait not boosting output in April; Brent trading close to $120 a barrel; Oil prices would fall if regional conflict short-lived

April 4, 2011 4:56
 

Oil falls below $70 amid Europe growth fears

Friday afternoon saw oil prices dip below $70 per barrel as Europe's financial crisis continued to plague the markets.

May 22, 2010 3:34
 

Tamweel plans request to restart share trading

Trading on Tamweel’s shares was suspended in 2008 after it was announced that the firm would merge with its rival Amlak.

February 21, 2010 11:23
 
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