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Pearl Roundabout In Ras Al Khaimah

UAE emirate Ras al-Khaimah eyes sovereign sukuk issue

A deal from the emirate is expected before end-April

March 4, 2015 4:39
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Central bank chief says UAE benefiting from strong dollar

"The strong dollar helps the UAE. We have benefited a lot from the link to the dollar."

March 2, 2015 4:03
Dollar and Euro Gcc

Qatar worried about Dollar and Euro – Interview

The gas-rich Gulf state has bought more than $5 billion or $6 billion of real estate assets over the last four to five months, mostly in the United States and Europe, Sheikh Hamad said

September 30, 2012 9:01

GCC nations may quote oil price in new regional currency

Gulf States are considering using a new unified, regional currency to price crude oil rather than using…

November 23, 2009 12:11
Death of the dollar

Death of the dollar

The sliding dollar has prompted the region’s governments to question if their currencies’ dollar peg is doing more harm than good (again).

November 16, 2009 9:32
Crude crunch

Crude crunch

Ehtesham Shahid explains the effects of oil’s yo-yoing price on the world’s markets

January 27, 2009 1:03
Pegged to the right stuff

Pegged to the right stuff

More losses hammer markets around the world today, but there’s a silver lining to all this: because the GCC’s currencies are pegged to the dollar, the rising dollarhas just increased your salary’s worth.

October 28, 2008 10:32