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Edge Holding to invest EGP 20bn in New Administrative Capital, New Alamein
01:08 PM Edge Holding to invest EGP 20bn in 4 years across New Administrative Capital, New Alamein
By: Abdullah Bedeir Cairo – Mubasher: Edge Holding for Urban Development has unveiled plans to invest around EGP 20 billion ($1.116 billion) in projects across the New Administrative Capital and Al Alamein City, a top official has said. The …
GCC members raise holdings in US T-bills
17 October 01:52 PM GCC members raise holdings in US T-bills
By: Mahmoud Gamal Mubasher: GCC member states have raised their holdings of US treasuries and bonds by a combined 0.9% to $285.574 billion in August from $283 billion in July. Globally, China continued to take the lead on US treasury holdings. …
The Saudi market “rich in outstanding investment opportunities," said Arcapita CEO Atif Ahmed Abdulmalik
14 October 03:26 PM Arcapita marks $520m investments in FY, eyes GCC expansion – CEO Interview
By: Mahmoud Gamal Dubai – Mubasher: Arcapita has conducted several successful investments this past fiscal year and our real estate team is targeting further acquisitions in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and the United States in the coming period, …
TASI deepened its losses during Sunday’s early trade after falling as much as 450 points.
14 October 11:50 AM TASI tumbles 957 pts in 10 sessions
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange’s (Tadawul) benchmark index lost 957.8 points over 10 sessions since the beginning of October. The Tadawul All-Share Index (TASI) deepened its losses during Sunday’s early trade after falling as much as …
Bilateral trade between the oil-rich kingdom and its GCC peers jumped 14.4% year-on-year in July
9 October 04:05 PM UAE tops GCC trade exchange with Saudi Arabia in July – GASTAT
By: El-Sayed Gamal Riyadh – Mubasher: The UAE acquired about 72% of Saudi Arabia’s trade exchange with the GCC with SAR 5.26 billion ($1.4 billion) in July, Mubasher reported, citing the General Authority for Statistics’ (GASTAT) data. Trade …
GCC stock markets are likely to extend gains this week
8 October 08:47 AM Five factors to control GCC markets this week
By: Mahmoud Gamal Mubasher: The GCC stock markets are likely to extend gains this week on the back of five main factors, including the anticipated initial public offering (IPO) of Saudi Aramco, mergers in the banking sector, and the expected …
The real estate market in the UAE will need time to regain its balance
7 October 05:14 PM Real estate stocks in UAE bourses fall despite Cityscape Global event
By: Enas Bahgat Mubasher: The real estate stocks listed on both the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) decreased in line with the launch of Cityscape Global 2018, the international property exhibition. This …
SABB’s stock inched down 0.16%
4 October 12:55 PM Alawwal, SABB stocks see mixed performance on merger deal
Riyadh – Mubasher: The stocks of Alawwal Bank and the Saudi British Bank’s (SABB) have seen a mixed performance on Thursday on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) after the two lenders announced signing a binding merger agreement. By 12: pm Saudi …
The stock saw trading of 25,880 shares at a value of SAR 52.60
4 October 12:10 PM Leejam Sports Co’s stock sees SAR 1.36m private deal
Riyadh – Mubasher: Leejam Sports Company’s stock saw a SAR 1.36 million private transaction on Thursday on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul). The stock saw trading of 25,880 shares at a value of SAR 52.60, according to Tadawul’s data. Leejam …
The GCC bourses performed positively during Q3-18
2 October 08:32 AM GCC markets likely to revive in Q4 - Analysis
By: Mahmoud Gamal Mubasher: The GCC stock markets are likely to extend gains in the fourth quarter of this year as the economies of the region are expected to witness further growth. Most of the Gulf markets closed Q3-18 in green, topped by Boursa …
The GCC stock markets posted a positive performance during the third quarter of 2018.
1 October 05:13 PM Boursa Kuwait gains; Tadawul, Muscat fall in Q3
By: Thabet Shehata Riyadh – Mubasher: GCC stock markets finished the third quarter of 2018 with an overall positive performance. Boursa Kuwait topped the list, while the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) and Muscat Securities Market (MSM) witnessed a …
Most of the GCC markets closed Sunday’s trading session in green
1 October 08:57 AM Gov’t spending, oil prices to boost GCC stocks this week
By: Mahmoud Gamal Mubasher: Government spending and higher oil prices are likely to boost the GCC stock markets this week, analysts told Mubasher. Most of the GCC markets closed Sunday’s trading session in green, topped by the Saudi Stock Exchange …
The list of 30 heavyweight stocks on the Saudi bourse includes 11 banks
30 September 03:16 PM Al Rajhi Bank’s stock tops Tadawul’s blue chips in Q3
By: Thabet Shehata  Riyadh – Mubasher: The banking sector’s stocks on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) topped blue-chip peers by the end of the third quarter of 2018, led by Al Rajhi Bank’s stock with 15.13%. The list of 30 heavyweight stocks on …
Historic oil gains to boost GCC stocks
30 September 01:45 PM Historic oil gains to boost GCC stocks – Analysts
By: Mahmoud Gamal Dubai – Mubasher: The recent historic gains for oil prices are expected to support stocks across the GCC, particularly as the period for disclosing third-quarter financial results approaches, analysts told Mubasher. Oil prices …
The rate hike decision will positively impact vital sectors in the GCC countries
27 September 09:21 AM 3 GCC central banks raise interest rates after US Fed hike - Analysis
By: Mahmoud Gamal Mubasher: Three GCC central banks have raised their interest rates following the US Federal Reserve’s interest-rate hike. On Wednesday, the Fed voted to raise interest rates for the third time this year by 25 basis points to a …
These factors include the US President’s announcements regarding oil prices and sanctions on Iran
26 September 08:49 AM Five factors to shape GCC markets this week
By: Mahmoud Gamal Mubasher: The GCC stock markets are likely to be gripped by five factors during Wednesday’s and Thursday’s trading sessions, analysts told Mubasher. These factors include the US President’s announcements regarding oil prices and …
The bourse’s trading volume reached 121.4 million shares
25 September 04:02 PM TASI adds 137pts, aims for 8,000 level
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) ended Tuesday in the green territory after the benchmark Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) surged 136.96 points, or 1.76%, to 7,905.27 points, registering its fifth consecutive weekly gains. The …
GCC stock markets are expected to recover and resume the bull run on Tuesday
25 September 08:51 AM GCC stocks may recover on Q3 results - Analysts
By: Mahmoud Gamal Dubai - Mubasher: The GCC stock markets are expected to recover and resume the bull run on Tuesday on the back of anticipated positive quarterly financial results amid the escalating US-China trade war, analysts told Mubasher. …
The Egyptian market is a top priority for Al Baraka Banking Group’s expansion strategy
18 September 05:45 PM Egypt a top priority for Al Baraka Banking Group's expansions - CEO Interview
By: Bedour Al Raee Dubai - Mubasher: Al Baraka Banking Group is planning to open the first digital Islamic bank in Berlin, which will be affiliated to Al Baraka Bank Turkey, the group’s CEO Adnan Ahmed Yusuf told Mubasher in an interview.   North …
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14 September 05:17 PM TASI records weekly losses, nears correction end
Riyadh - Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) saw a negative performance in the second week of September, on the back of most of the market sectors. The Tadawul All Shares Index (TASI) declined by 1.3%, or 97.11 points, to the level of …
These mergers assert the position of the GCC banking sector
6 September 06:07 PM GCC may see $300bn bank merger deals
By: Bedour Al Raee and Mahmoud Gamal Abu Dhabi – Mubasher: The concept of merger has returned into focus in the GCC banking sector, as a group of banks in the region announced consolidation plans, which could create huge economic conglomerates …
Total losses reached SAR 994.46 million ($265.2 million) in Q2-18
14 August 05:19 PM 40 Tadawul-listed firms end Q2 down
By: Thabet Shehata Riyadh – Mubasher: Forty companies listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) registered losses during the second quarter of 2018. Total losses reached SAR 994.46 million ($265.2 million) in Q2-18, according to Mubasher's …
The situation in Turkey will have its repercussions in the GCC economies
13 August 11:59 AM Turkish crisis maintains special presence in UAE markets
By: Mahmoud Gamal Dubai – Mubasher: The diplomatic spat between Turkey and the US has stolen the limelight from the disclosures in the UAE markets. This tension began when Turkey refused to release an American evangelical pastor accused of being …
The Saudi market is so important and full of growth potentials
30 July 02:11 PM Shuaa to boost foothold in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt
By: Mahmoud Gamal Dubai – Mubasher: Shuaa Capital is seeking to collaborate with Saudi Arabia’s Jabal Omar Development Company (JODC) to launch and manage real estate investment funds in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The partnership is directed …
Eleven firms logged SAR 476.16 million in profits during Q4-17
4 April 03:34 PM Saudi food firms’ profit grows in Q4; Almarai tops peers
By: Thabet Shehata Riyadh – Mubasher: Food companies listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) posted a 236% year-on-year jump in their profits during the fourth quarter of 2017. Eleven firms logged SAR 476.16 million in profits during Q4-17, …