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Global oil prices increased noticeably on Tuesday
15 February 10:26 AM Kuwait’s crude oil down 20 cents on Wednesday – KPC
Mubasher: The price of Kuwait’s crude oil decreased by 20 cents to settle at $58.91 per barrel (pb) on Wednesday compared to $59.11 pb on Tuesday, according to the latest data issued by the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC). At the global level, …
Moody's sees a broadly stable outlook for sovereigns ratings in the Levant and North Africa
18 January 11:51 AM Moody’s forecasts MENA region stability in 2018
Mubasher: Moody's Investors Service believes that the 2018 outlook for sovereign ratings in the Levant and North Africa region is broadly stable. The outlook is reflecting the improved global growth dynamics, ongoing structural reforms, and …
solar photovoltaic (PV) module prices fell around 73% between 2010 and 2017
14 January 03:31 PM Cost of renewable power generation falls to lowest in 2017 – IRENA
Abu Dhabi – Mubasher: The cost of renewable power generated from onshore wind has become equivalent to the cost of other power resources, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said in report on Sunday. The cost of onshore wind …
Kingdom Holding Company’s (KHC) stocks dropped by 7.6% on Sunday before sliding by 5.6% on Monday
7 November 2017 07:35 PM Global markets take a hit on Saudi arrests - Report
By: Mohamed Soliman Mubasher: The recent wave of surprising Saudi resolutions, which involved the arrest a number of princes and ministers through the government’s new anti-corruption campaign has negatively impacted global markets. King …
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27 May 2017 11:40 AM Agility to pay $95m to settle US contracts
Mubasher: Agility announced on Friday reaching an agreement to pay $95 million (KWD 28.8 million) in cash to settle a civil lawsuit accusing it of defrauding the United States military on food supply contracts, according to Reuters. On Wednesday …
Oil prices saw its first monthly drop since October 2016 - (Photo Credit: Arabianeye-Reuters)
7 February 2017 08:55 PM Al-Rajhi Capital rise TP for Yansab, SAFCO
Riyadh - Mubasher: Al-Rajhi Capital increased their target price (TP) for Yansab and SAFCO up to SAR 58 and 62 per share, respectively, and reiterated their ratings and target prices for most Saudi petrochemicals companies. According to a recent …