Bahrain news

22 March 11:04 PM Oil settles lower on Friday
​​​​​​​Mubasher: Oil futures went down at Friday’s settlement, as worries over a sluggish global demand emerged.
22 March 10:29 PM US oil rigs go down in week
Mubasher: Oil and gas rigs in the US declined during the week ended 22 March.
22 March 10:12 PM General Motors launches $300m Assembly Plant in US’ Michigan
Mubasher: US auto manufacturers General Motors (GM) is planning to invest as much as $300 million in a new plant in Michigan.
22 March 10:01 PM Gold levels up $5 at Friday’s settlement
​​​​​​​Mubasher: Gold settled higher on Friday, marking its third successive weekly gain.
22 March 07:32 PM Lira plunges over emerging Turkish-US tensions
The Turkish lira dropped against the US dollar on Friday, despite the US Federal Reserve's move to put a brake on interest rat hikes.
22 March 06:28 PM Turkish C.bank’s FX reserves drop in March
Foreign exchange reserves in Turkish central bank dropped unexpectedly in March, Bloomberg News reported.
22 March 05:55 PM US wholesale stockpiles post 6-yr high
US wholesale inventories posted the biggest gain in over six years last January, official data showed on Friday.
22 March 05:31 PM US existing home sales recover strongly in February
US home sales saw a robust rebound during February, recording the biggest monthly gain since more than three years ago, official data showed on Friday.
22 March 05:11 PM Trump hopes Fed ended interest rate hikes
US President Donald Trump voiced his hope that the Federal Reserve's interest rate hikes had come to an end.
22 March 04:34 PM Uber to list shares on New York Stock Exchange–Report
Uber has chosen the New York Stock Exchange for its blockbuster initial public offering, according to Bloomberg.
22 March 04:03 PM Russian C.bank leaves key rate unchanged
The Russian central bank held its policy rate at its current level, chiming with market expectations, but hinted it could cut it later this year.
22 March 02:17 PM Facebook admits storing passwords without encryption
Facebook admitted that it stored millions of user passwords in unprotected plain text files, according to The Independent.
22 March 01:08 PM IMF backs Fed’s rate hike pause amid economic uncertainty
The International Monetary Fund backed the US Federal Reserve's decision to put a brake on further interest rate hikes as a rational step.
22 March 12:33 PM Eurozone current account surplus grows in January
The Eurozone's current account surplus expanded in January from December 2018, but it posted a year-on-year fall over the 12-month period ended the reported month.
22 March 12:17 PM Eurozone business growth slows in March on manufacturing downturn
Initial estimates for the Eurozone indicated that economic activity saw a further slowing growth during March, as factories saw their deepest downturn in six years.
22 March 11:56 AM Germany's private sector growth slows to 6.5-yr low in March
Business activity in the German private sector saw a modest improvement during March, but the growth pace was the slowest in nearly six years.
22 March 11:31 AM Gold stable below 3-week peak on stock market rally
Gold prices steadied on Friday, below their highest level in three weeks reached in the previous session.
22 March 11:08 AM Oil eases from 2019 peak, dragged by economic jitters curb
Oil prices earlier on Friday retreated from their highest level seen so far this year as worries about an economic slowdown dragged market sentiment down.
21 March 11:39 PM Oil ends lower on Thursday
Mubasher: Oil futures settled lower on Thursday, as the US reported a decline in natural gas inventories
21 March 10:03 PM Gold goes up at Thursday’s settlement
Mubasher: Gold settled higher on Thursday, marking its highest level since 13 March.
21 March 07:17 PM US 10-yr bond yield hits new 15M low
US Treasury yields extended their drop on Thursday, after the Federal Reserve policy meeting stoked a rally across bond markets worldwide.
21 March 05:41 PM US natural gas storage declines as prices fall
The US natural gas inventories fell by 47 billion cubic feet (Bcf) in the week ended 15 March, totalling 1,143 Bcf.
21 March 05:06 PM German gov’t pledges to spend 1.5% of GDP on defence
Germany will fulfil its obligation it had made to NATO allies to spend 1.5% of economic output on defence by 2024.
Abu Dhabi's state investor is targeting investments in several sectors including hi-tech industries
21 March 04:44 PM UAE Mubadala seeks fresh investments in Asia
Abu Dhabi – Mubasher: Mubadala Investment Company is looking to inject more investments and strike new partnerships in Asia over the coming period. Abu Dhabi's state investor is targeting investments in several sectors including hi-tech …
The greenback recorded around EGP 17.24 for buying and EGP 17.35 for selling on Thursday
21 March 04:35 PM Will USD hover below EGP 17 at national banks? – Analysis
By: Eslam Fadl Cairo – Mubasher: The US dollar has been notably falling against the Egyptian pound since the Central Bank of Egypt’s (CBE) governor stated that the USD/EGP exchange rate would see further volatility. The USD exchange rate against …