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Second phase of inclusion in FTSE will be implemented on 1 May
2 hours ago Tadawul to extend closing auction session on 30 April
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) on Sunday announced the extension of the closing auction session to 20 minutes instead of 10 minutes on 30 April only, according to a statement. This step comes prior to the second phase of …
Mushrif did not meet the regulations set by the CMA
16 April 04:39 PM Boursa Kuwait delists Mushrif Trading’s stock
Mubasher: Boursa Kuwait announced on Tuesday that it has delisted the shares of Mushrif Trading and Contracting from trading on the stock exchange. This decision was undertaken based on the Capital Markets Authority’s (CMA) resolution. Mushrif did …
Arabian Centres Company will offer 95 million shares
15 April 04:45 PM CMA greenlights Saudi Arabian Centres’ IPO
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Capital Market Authority (CMA) has approved Arabian Centres Company’s request to float a 20% stake in an initial public offering (IPO). The Saudi shopping malls operator, owned by Fawaz Alhokair Group, will offer 95 …
Head of Tax at KPMG Al Fozan & Partners, Wadih Abu Nasr
3 April 04:59 PM Foreign firms should meet KSA's Transfer Pricing Bylaws – KPMG
Mubasher: The transfer pricing policies set by multinational corporates or foreign companies planning to establish a business in Saudi Arabia should come in line with the Transfer Pricing Bylaws, which have been recently announced by the kingdom, …
The number of Go’s shares will be slashed to 35.05 million
2 April 12:20 PM Saudi CMA approves Go’s 26% capital cut
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Capital Market Authority (CMA) has approved Etihad Atheeb Telecommunication’s (Go) request to reduce its capital to SAR 350.53 million ($93.44 million) from SAR 472.5 million ($125.96 million). The number of Go’s …
This decision was based on Al Tayyar Travel’s request
25 March 10:37 AM Tadawul halts trading on Al Tayyar Travel stock on announcement
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) announced the suspension of trading on Al Tayyar Travel Group Holding starting from Monday. This decision was based on Al Tayyar Travel’s request ahead of announcing an event, according to …
Al Tayyar Travel will raise the number of shares by 90.35 million to 300 million
24 March 01:18 PM Saudi CMA approves Al Tayyar Travel capital raise
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Capital Market Authority (CMA) has approved Al Tayyar Travel Group Holding’s request to increase its capital to SAR 3 billion from SAR 2.096 billion. The capital raise will be carried out by offering two bonus shares …
NomuC index comes as part of key changes for developing the market
24 March 12:55 PM Tadawul launches Nomu Capped Index on Sunday
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) will launch Nomu Capped Index (NomuC) on Sunday. This step came as part of key changes previously announced for developing the market, increasing the number of listed companies on the Saudi …
Ithmaar Holding is listed on Boursa Kuwait, the BHB, and the DFM
14 March 10:12 AM Boursa Kuwait suspends trading on Ithmaar Holding Thursday
Mubasher: Boursa Kuwait announced that trading on the stock of Ithmaar Holding has been suspended due to the company’s disclosure of incurring accumulated losses accounting for 99% of the capital. Based on the market regulations, the stock …
Qatar First Bank will be removed from QE Al Rayan Islamic Index
13 March 06:21 PM QSE changes indices constituents in April
Mubasher: The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) on Wednesday announced implementing changes to constituents of QE Al Rayan Islamic Index (QERI), QE All Share Index, and QE Sector Indices as of 1 April. However, the QE index will not witness any changes, …
The changes aim to develop the market and raise the number of listed companies on Nomu
27 February 06:26 PM Tadawul reveals key changes to Nomu parallel market
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) on Wednesday announced a raft of key changes to the Nomu-Parallel Market. The changes aim to develop the market, raise the number of listed companies on Nomu, and improve the market liquidity, …
Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari has been selected as the chairman of QSE
18 February 04:31 PM QSE announces board reshuffle
Mubasher: Qatar Holding, which is part of the Qatar Investment Authority sovereign wealth fund, on Monday announced a major reshuffle of the Qatar Stock Exchange’s (QSE) board of directors. Qatar’s Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed …
Gulf Warehousing and Salam International Investment will be deleted from FTSE Russell’s index
17 February 01:01 PM FTSE Russel index to include 7 Qatari-listed firms
Mubasher: The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) on Sunday announced that seven listed companies will be included in the FTSE Russell’s index starting from 14 March. Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding, Qatar Fuel (Woqod), Qatar Insurance, Qatari Investors …
Many family businesses have applied to be listed on the QSE
7 February 01:29 PM Gov’t firm to floate stake on QSE in 2019 - CEO
Mubasher: A Qatari state-run company will implement its initial public offering (IPO) on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) in 2019, the bourse’s CEO said, denying that it is one of Qatar Petroleum’s (QP) subsidiaries. Many family businesses have …
The IR rules will be effective for all listed companies as of 1 October 2019
4 February 03:08 PM QFMA to apply new investor relation rules as of October
Mubasher: The Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA) on Monday announced approving a raft of requirements for investor relation practices (IR rules) that will become part of the Qatar Stock Exchange’s (QSE) rulebook. The IR rules will be …
Kuwait’s CMA and Boursa Kuwait are expected to meet an official delegation from Morgan Stanley
10 January 12:41 PM Morgan Stanley to meet CMA, Boursa Kuwait in February over MSCI upgrade
Mubasher: Kuwait’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) and Boursa Kuwait are expected to meet an official delegation from Morgan Stanley in February to resume talks about Boursa Kuwait’s upgrade on the MSCI index. The delegation will hold several …
QSE encouraged its listed firms to increase the ownership of foreigner investors to a cap of 49%
26 December 2018 07:47 PM QAMCO listing, foreign investor-related decisions top QSE news in 2018
By: Eman Ghaly Mubasher: Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) had witnessed, during the year, many important decisions, especially listing Qatar Aluminum Manufacturing Company (QAMCO) and increasing the limits of foreigners’ ownership, which boosted the …
The FRA had rejected the appeal filed by Beltone against suspending the company for six months
24 December 2018 01:03 PM EGX resumes trading on Beltone after temporary suspension
Cairo – Mubasher: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) announced resuming trading on Beltone Financial Holding’s stocks as of Monday, 24 December after receiving the Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA)’s release concerning an appeal submitted by the …
EGX chairman Mohamed Farid in an exclusive interview with Mubasher
19 December 2018 11:49 AM EGX strategy to spur SMEs, startups to go public - Chairman interview
By: Nada Adel Sobhi Cairo – Mubasher: EGX chairman Mohamed Farid recently tackled how the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) has been working to attract small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and startups and how it supports them. Speaking to Mubasher in …
Kuwait Bahrain International announced a profit of about KWD 64,860 in 9M
19 December 2018 11:24 AM Trading on Kuwait Bahrain Exchange resumes on Wednesday
Mubasher: Boursa Kuwait announced that trading on the stock of Kuwait Bahrain International Exchange has resumed on Wednesday, 19 December 2018. Resuming trading activity on the stock followed the company’s disclosure of its financial statements, …
QAMCO will be listed on the industrial sector with a symbol QAMC.
6 December 2018 03:12 PM QAMCO stock to start trading on 16 December - QSE
Mubasher: The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) on Thursday announced that trading on the shares of Qatar Aluminums Manufacturing Company (QAMCO) will begin on Sunday, 16 December. The Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA) has approved a proposal for …
DSI’s losses reached AED 662.9 million from January to September
15 November 2018 11:02 AM DFM suspends trading on DSI’s stock
Dubai – Mubasher: The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) on Thursday announced that it has suspended trading on Drake and Scull’s (DSI) stocks until further notice. The bourse has the right to suspend trading on any shares in some exceptional cases …
Trading in the Company’s shares will resume on Sunday 18 November
13 November 2018 05:47 PM QSE to suspend trade on Vodafone Qatar’s shares on Thursday
Mubasher: Vodafone Qatar on Tuesday announced that trading on its shares will be suspended for one day on Thursday, 15 November on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE). The decision is due to the QSE's regulatory requirements, as Vodafone …
Results of the technical tender evaluation were set to be revealed on 8 November
11 November 2018 02:38 PM Athens, Madrid bourses to compete for 26-44% stake in Boursa Kuwait
Mubasher: The Kuwaiti Capital Market Authority (CMA) has informed Athens Exchange and Bolsa de Madrid, Madrid's bourse, last week that both are technically qualified to compete for a share of Boursa Kuwait Securities Company’s capital. According …
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7 November 2018 00:03 AM CMA approves Amana’s capital hike
Riyadh - Mubasher: The Saudi Capital Market Authority (CMA) has approved Amana Cooperative Insurance Company’s request to increase its capital through rights issue valued at SAR 100 million. The increase in capital will be limited to the …