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17 January 12:46 PM NBK posts KWD 370.7m profit in 2018
The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) on Thursday reported a growth of 15% in profits during the fiscal year ended on 31 December 2018.
The indices of Boursa Kuwait closed Tuesday’s session with a massive rise, after the All-Share index grew 0.13%, while the Main and Premier markets surged 0.04% and 0.32%, respectively
15 January 02:31 PM Boursa Kuwait ends Tuesday in green despite lower purchases
By: Mohamed Farouk Mubasher: The indices of Boursa Kuwait closed Tuesday’s session with a massive rise, after the All-Share index grew 0.13%, while the Main and Premier markets surged 0.04% and 0.32%, respectively. The purchasing momentum …
The indices of Boursa Kuwait closed Monday’s session with a massive decline
14 January 02:23 PM Boursa Kuwait posts 2019 1st drop on profit-taking Monday
By: Mohamed Farouk Mubasher: The indices of Boursa Kuwait closed Monday’s session with a massive decline, after the All-Share index tumbled 0.11%, while the Main and Premier markets retreated 0.04% and 0.27%, respectively. The consumer goods …
13 January 05:06 PM Why GCC equity markets expected to see refresh bounce?
The GCC stock markets are anticipating more positive performance over this week
The indices of Boursa Kuwait closed Sunday’s trading session in the green
13 January 03:08 PM Boursa Kuwait closes Sunday in green; NBK tops liquidity
By: Mohamed Farouk Mubasher: The indices of Boursa Kuwait closed Sunday’s trading session in the green, with the All-Share index rising 0.28%, while the Main and Premier markets surged 0.1% and 0.37%, respectively. The banking sector grew 0.64%, …
Boursa Kuwait enjoys growth for 2nd successive week
10 January 07:14 PM Boursa Kuwait enjoys growth for 2nd successive week
By: Mohamed Farouk Mubasher:  Boursa Kuwait’s indices extended gains in the second week of January, with the All-Share index rising 79.8 points, or 1.55%, to 5,218.72 points, from 5,138.94 last week. The Premier Market index surged 112.8 points, …
Boursa Kuwait
8 January 02:14 PM Boursa Kuwait’s premier index marks 1st fall in 2019 Tuesday
By: Mohamed Farouk Mubasher: Boursa Kuwait’s indices closed Tuesday on a varied note, with the all-share and main market indices edging higher by 0.03% and 0.17%, respectively, whereas the premier market index slipped 0.04%, marking its first …
6 January 06:27 PM Boursa Kuwait’s main market on pace for positive forecasts -Analyst
The indices of Boursa Kuwait witnessed a mixed performance at the end of Sunday's session, said technical analyst Nawwaf Al-Awn
6 January 05:11 PM Indians top Dubai airport visitors; Saudis rank second
The number of passengers going through the DXB has witnessed a slight decline of 0.9% in November.
3 January 07:55 PM 8 Arabs named among world’s richest people
8 Arabs were named among world’s richest people
Boursa Kuwait indices mark 2nd straight collective rise at Thursday’s close
3 January 02:06 PM Boursa Kuwait indices mark 2nd straight collective rise at Thursday’s close
By: Mohamed Farouk Mubasher: Boursa Kuwait indices closed in the green for the second session in a row in 2019, on Thursday, led by high buying momentum in the main market index. The main market index added 0.38%, while the premier market index …
Investor optimism pushes Boursa Kuwait higher on 1st session in 2019
2 January 02:04 PM Investor optimism pushes Boursa Kuwait higher on 1st session in 2019
By: Mohamed Farouk Mubasher: Boursa Kuwait’s indices closed Wednesday, the first trading session of 2019, in the green, on the back of investor optimism ahead of companies’ disclosures of 2018 financial results. The All-Share index index gained …
The All-Share index broke resistance at 5,080 points and is likely to test 5,090 points
2 January 09:59 AM Boursa Kuwait opens 2019 1st trading session mixed
By: Mohamed Farouk Mubasher: The indices of Boursa Kuwait started Wednesday’s trading session on a mixed note, as the All-Share and Premier markets inched up 0.05% and 0.14%, respectively, while the Main Market slipped 0.13%. The mixed performance …
Kuwait did not disclose any change in fuel or diesel prices for January
1 January 03:22 PM Three GCC countries cut oil prices in January – Mubasher Report
By: Mahmoud Gamal Dubai – Mubasher: Three GCC countries have reduced fuel prices in January including the UAE, Qatar, and Oman as a result of the drop in oil prices seen last year. In the UAE, Super 98 now costs AED 2 per litre from AED 2.25 in …
Boursa Kuwait’s turnover declined to KWD 4.13 billion in 2018
31 December 2018 04:19 PM Boursa Kuwait’s indices mixed in 2018; market cap up 6.5%
By: Mohamad Farouk Mubasher: The indices of Boursa Kuwait closed the last session in 2018 on a mixed note when compared to its level in the beginning of April when the segmentation started. The All-Share market went up 1.6% or 79.56 points to …
30 December 2018 05:20 PM Bousrsa Kuwait’s performance by end of 2018 – Analyst
The All-share Index grew 1.4% over 2018’s sessions
The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul)
30 December 2018 08:54 AM Where are GCC bourses headed end-2018? Analysts weigh in
Gulf bourses are expected to continue their jittery-to-rising performance in the remaining sessions of 2018 as various portfolios seek to improve their end-of-year closings and increase positions in operational stocks
The market cap declined by 0.45% or KWD 130 million in week
27 December 2018 04:18 PM Boursa Kuwait’s indices mixed in week
By: Mohamad Farouk Mubasher: The indices of Boursa Kuwait registered a mixed performance during the week ended on 27 December, as the All-Share index edged down 0.5% or 25.3 points to 5,071.31 points from 5,096.56 points. The All-Share Market …
GCC gold sales surge 30% in 2018
26 December 2018 08:35 PM GCC gold sales surge 30% in 2018 – Mubasher Report
By: Mahmoud Gamal Dubai – Mubasher: Gold sales across the six GCC member states increased by around 10% to 30% in 2018 as families sought to buy more of the precious metal, whose prices had reached attractive price levels amid ongoing political …
Kuwait’s oil is expected to see better price next year
26 December 2018 06:15 PM Kuwaiti crude oil falls 17% in 2018 - Mubasher report
By: Mohammed Farouk Mubasher: The price of Kuwaiti crude oil has seen a variety of fluctuations throughout 2018 due to many economic and political factors. In 2018, the price of Kuwaiti oil dropped by around 16.6% to $52.99 per barrel (pb), its …
26 December 2018 04:32 PM Indians lead Dubai’s top 10 visiting nationalities in 9M
Russian, German, and Chinese tourists visiting Dubai have increased in the first nine months of 2018
Boursa Kuwait’s turnover shrank by 20.3% to KWD 14.74 million
26 December 2018 01:47 PM Boursa Kuwait’s indices close Wednesday on mixed note
By: Mohamad Farouk Mubasher: The All-Share and Premier markets went down 0.13% and 0.3%, respectively, while the Main Market added 0.21%. The consumer services segment led four decliners with 0.7%, while the oil and gas sector topped five gainers …
25 December 2018 03:03 PM Egyptians’ remittances rise despite new Saudi fees on expats
Cairo – Mubasher: Egyptians’ remittances, especially from the GCC, have increased recently despite the policies applied to decrease foreign employment and promote nationalisaiton.  
25 December 2018 09:32 AM 8 Factors weigh on GCC stock markets
GCC stock markets are facing upward pressures as investors tend to get rid of their current shares
20 December 2018 08:18 PM Indians top Dubai’s visitors, UK residents come 2nd
As Christmas approaches, millions of tourists from across the globe visit Dubai to indulge in its enchanting attractions