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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
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
Qatar announced in December the withdrawal from OPEC
1 January 05:03 PM Qatar Petroleum boosts gas output in 2018; completes Qatargas-RasGas merger
By: Eman Ghaly  Mubasher: Qatar Petroleum signed a slew of agreements in 2018, along with witnessing milestone events, chief among them were the merger of Qatargas and RasGas, and the announcement of a strategic plan to boost liquefied natural gas …
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 …
QSE surges 20.8% to 6-yr high in 2018
31 December 2018 07:38 PM QSE surges 20.8% to 6-yr high in 2018
By: Eman Ghaly Mubasher: The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) recorded its highest annual hike since 2013 this year, as market capitalisation of listed companies increased 24.74%. The general index of QSE grew 20.83%, or 1,775.63, to 10,299.01 points …
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
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 …
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 …
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
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
24 December 2018 05:43 PM Qatar’s local debt instruments record QAR 36bn in 2018- Survey
Qatar’s domestic debt instruments declined 22.2% year-on-year in 2018, according to a survey conducted by Mubasher
Qatar issued domestic debts worth QAR 36.2 billion ($9.9 billion) this year
24 December 2018 03:30 PM Qatar’s local debt instruments record QAR 36bn in 2018- Survey
By: Eman Ghaly Mubasher: Qatar’s domestic debt instruments declined 22.2% year-on-year in 2018, according to a survey conducted by Mubasher. Qatar issued domestic debts worth QAR 36.2 billion ($9.9 billion) this year, compared to QAR 46.5 billion …
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
E-commerce giant Criteo is looking to expand its operations in the GCC
20 December 2018 00:14 PM France’s e-commerce firm Criteo sets eyes on Saudi, UAE for GCC expansion - Interview
By: Mahmoud Gamal Dubai – Mubasher: E-commerce giant Criteo is looking to expand its operations in the GCC, a top official has said, indicating that the e-commerce business has grown significantly on the back of smartphones. Saudi Arabia’s …
19 December 2018 10:24 AM Five factors to set GCC stock market trend Thursday– Analysis
GCC stock markets are likely to be gripped by five factors in Thursday’s trading session
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18 December 2018 09:24 PM Why has the Egyptian Pound stabilised in 2018?
By: Heba El-Kordy Cairo - Mubasher: The Egyptian pound was stable against the US Dollar during 2018, despite a crisis that struck emerging markets around the world. The majority of market analysts expect the Egyptian currency to slightly decline …
18 December 2018 04:38 PM GCC holdings of US debt instruments fall 2.7% in October
Most of the GCC counties have declined their US Treasury holdings in October, retreating 2.76% month-on-month.
17 December 2018 05:47 PM Bahrain eyes becoming innovative hub for startups in GCC- EDB
Bahrain is seeking to be the innovative hub for startups in the GCC region.
Bahrain's government is currently working on a raft of policies to prop up startups
13 December 2018 09:20 PM Bahrain eyes becoming innovative hub for startups in GCC- EDB
By: Mohammad Shokhba Cairo – Mubasher: Bahrain is seeking to be the innovative hub for startups in the GCC region, Mohamed Hejres, senior manager of investors relations and government affairs at the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), said. …
12 December 2018 04:13 PM Levari’s Legal Clinic offers fees-free consultancy services to startups
The Legal Clinic, a specialised company in SME legal consultation, supported by Levari, said that it provides fees-free legal
10 December 2018 10:42 AM Five factors to set GCC stocks trend this week -Analysis
Oil prices are expected to negatively impact the markets
9 December 2018 05:35 PM GCC fuel prices seesaw on global market conditions – Survey
Fuel prices in the GCC nations witnessed an increase in 2018 compared to a year earlier to be in line with global market prices.
6 December 2018 01:16 PM Promoting Boursa Kuwait as EM late 2019 – S&P