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CBK eased the risk weighting for SMEs to 25% from 75%
2 April 01:09 PM Kuwait C. bank offers stimulus to support vital sectors, SMEs
Mubasher: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) on Thursday announced a stimulus package to help vital economic sectors, projects of added value, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) cushion the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. The new …
Global crude prices declined in a volatile session on Wednesday
2 April 10:51 AM Kuwait’s crude oil falls to $16.68 pb Wednesday - KPC
Mubasher: The price of Kuwait’s crude oil fell by $9.02 on Wednesday, 1 April, to finish at $16.68 per barrel (pb), compared with $25.7 pb last Tuesday, according to the official prices released by Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC). At the global …
The global rating agency has assessed the group's performance in 4 sectors
2 April 10:14 AM S&P assigns GFH with 'B-' credit rating, stable outlook
Mubasher: Standard and Poor's (S&P) has assigned GFH Financial Group a long-term credit rating of 'B-', with a stable outlook, the group disclosed to the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) on Thursday. The global rating agency has assessed the group's …
The total number of recovered cases in Saudi Arabia reached 264
1 April 04:58 PM Saudi Arabia announces 157 new COVID-19 cases
Riyadh – Mubasher: Saudi Arabia has reported 157 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the total number of cases in the Kingdom to 1,720, the spokesman for the Saudi Ministry of Health Mohammed Al Abd Al Ali announced on Wednesday. Al Ali …
The Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah
1 April 02:22 PM Kuwait's Emir donates KWD 5m for coronavirus relief
Mubasher: Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah has donated KWD 5 million in support of the recently-launched fund that aims to mitigate the fallout from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported on …
A total of 911 cases left the quarantine in Kuwait
1 April 12:38 PM Kuwait’s COVID-19 toll up at 317
Mubasher: The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in Kuwait reached 317 after 28 new patients tested positive for the pandemic during the past 24 hours, according to an official statement by the health ministry on Wednesday. Earlier this …
Global crude prices plunged by more than 54% on Tuesday
1 April 11:16 AM Kuwait’s crude oil up $1.37 pb on Tuesday - KPC
Mubasher: The price of Kuwait’s crude oil increased by $1.37 on Tuesday, 31 March, to settle at $25.7 per barrel (pb), compared with $24.33 pb last Monday, according to official prices released by the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC). At the …
The ministry also reported seven new recoveries
1 April 10:46 AM Egypt’s COVID-19 cases reach 710
Cairo – Mubasher: The Egyptian Ministry of Health confirmed 54 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) of Egyptians returning from abroad.   In addition, the ministry also reported seven new coronavirus recoveries and five new deaths, the …
Saudi Ministry of Health
31 March 06:42 PM Saudi Arabia reports 110 new coronavirus cases
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi health ministry recorded 110 new cases with the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of cases in the kingdom to 1,563 since the outbreak of the global pandemic. The ministry said in its daily report that …
The bonds were offered at a 1.375% rate of return
31 March 01:28 PM Kuwait C. bank sells KWD 240m bonds, tawarruq
Mubasher: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) on Tuesday offered bonds and related tawarruq worth KWD 240 million, with a 1.375% rate of return. The six-month issue was oversubscribed by 11.21% times and will be due on 29 September 2020, according to …
Japan’s crude imports decreased by 3.8% annually in February
31 March 12:34 PM Kuwait’s crude oil exports to Japan hit 3 month-low
Mubasher: Kuwait’s crude oil exports to Japan fell by 8% in February 2020 for the first time in three months, Japan’s Natural Resources and Energy Agency said in a preliminary report on Tuesday. Japan’s total oil imports from Kuwait stood at 7.5 …
Global oil prices fell to an 18-year low on Monday
31 March 11:49 AM Kuwait’s crude oil down $1.93 pb on Monday – KPC
Mubasher: The price of Kuwait’s crude oil price registered $24.33 per barrel (pb) on Monday, 30 March, down by $1.93 when compared to $26.26 pb last Friday, according to the official prices released by Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC). At the …
The rating reflects the lender's strong capacity to meet its financial commitments
31 March 11:18 AM S&P lowers NBK’s credit rating to ‘A’; outlook stable
Mubasher: Standard & Poor's Ratings (S&P) has downgraded the long-term issuer default rating (IDR) of the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) to ‘A’ from ‘+A’, with a ‘Stable’ outlook. The rating reflects the lender's strong capacity to meet its …
Residents allowed to leave Kuwait next month without paying travel costs or violation fines
30 March 05:06 PM Kuwait allows residence violators to depart without paying fines
Mubasher: Kuwait’s Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Anas Al Saleh, on Monday issued a resolution granting a grace period to residence violators to depart the country without paying any fines. The amnesty decision allows residents to …
Boubyan Bank has a strong capacity to meet its financial commitments
30 March 02:43 PM S&P downgrades Boubyan Bank’s credit rating to ‘-A’
Mubasher: Standard & Poor's Ratings (S&P) has downgraded the long-term credit rating of Boubyan Bank to ‘-A’ from ‘A’ and maintained a 'Stable' outlook. The agency affirmed the bank’s stand-alone credit profile (SACP) at ‘bbb’, according to a …
Investors in Boursa Kuwait
29 March 12:41 PM Kuwait’s COVID-19 toll rises to 255
Mubasher: The total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Kuwait grew to 255 on Sunday after 20 new patients tested positive for the novel disease over the past 24 hours, the country’s health ministry disclosed on its official Twitter page. …
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28 March 11:41 AM Egypt sets travellers quarantine period at 28 days
Mubasher: The Egyptian Ministry of Health has decided to set the isolation period for returning passengers and their families and those who were in close contact with them at 28 days, instead of 14 days. The move comes as part of efforts to combat …
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27 March 10:33 PM Egypt announces 41 new coronavirus cases
Cairo – Mubasher: The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population reported 41 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and six deaths. The new cases include 40 Egyptians, who were in contact with previously reported cases, and an American. In addition, 14 …
President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi
27 March 06:07 PM Egypt calls for African debt relief by G20 countries
Cairo – Mubasher: President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, has presented an initiative to the G20 group to consider easing debt burdens on African countries, in light of the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis on the continent’s …
Kuwaiti crude settled at $27.81 per barrel (pb) on Thursday
27 March 03:27 PM Kuwait oil down to $27.8 pb
Mubasher: The price of Kuwait oil decreased by $1.13 on Thursday, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported. Kuwaiti crude settled at $27.81 per barrel (pb) yesterday, compared with its level on Wednesday’s close at $28.94, according to the Kuwait …
Standard and Poor's (S&P)
27 March 03:13 PM S&P lowers Kuwait rating to AA-, outlook stable
Mubasher: Standard and Poor's (S&P) has lowered Kuwait's long-term foreign and local-currency sovereign credit ratings to (AA-) from (AA), Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported "The oil price drop is happening alongside Kuwait's slow reform momentum, …
A total of 49 cases have now recovered in Kuwait
26 March 02:19 PM Kuwait reports 13 coronavirus cases; total at 208
Mubasher: Kuwait has reported 13 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases during the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health announced on Thursday. Six cases are Kuwaiti citizens who recently arrived from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and France, while one case is …
Seven cases have recovered from the novel disease in the UAE
25 March 05:03 PM UAE announces 85 new COVID-19 cases
UAE - Mubasher: The UAE has reported 85 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, including seven Emiratis, raising the total number of cases to 333, The Emirati Ministry of Health and Population (MoHAP) announced in a press conference on Wednesday. …
The new cases include 18 individuals who returned from abroad
25 March 04:56 PM Saudi Arabia announces 133 new COVID-19 cases
Mubasher: The Saudi health ministry on Wednesday confirmed 133 new infections with the coronavirus (COVID-19), state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.  The new cases include 18 individuals who returned from abroad and 115 that had been in …
Egypt recorded 40 new COVID-19 cases
25 March 04:26 PM Egypt's COVID-19 cases rise to 442
Cairo – Mubasher: Egypt has recorded 40 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the total number of cases to 442, Minister of Health Hala Zayed announced on Wednesday. During a press conference held on Wednesday, Zayed referred that the number …