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15th April 2021

MENAQatar may allow full foreign ownership, stocks rise

Qatar's cabinet approved a bill on Wednesday that would allow non-Qatari investors to own up to 100%.

13th April 2021

MENAAbu Dhabi IHC adds stake in the main constructor in the United Arab Emirates with the latest agreement

Abu Dhabi IHC acquires 45% stake in construction giant Alpha Dhabi Holding.

9th April 2021

MENAOil rises as OPEC + officially announces plan to gradually increase production

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies officially announced an agreement to gradually raise production starting …

31st March 2021

MENASaudi Arabia launches $ 1.3 trillion private sector investment boost

Saudi Arabia is trying to divert its economy from its dependence on oil exports, which account for more than …

26th March 2021

MENAKuwait Petroleum will seek up to $20 billions of funding to cover shortfall

Kuwait Petroleum Corp will need the money to maintain the country's crude production levels.

18th March 2021

MENASaudi Aramco to become the world’s leading digitized energy company

Saudi oil giant Aramco is advancing its plans to become the world's leading digitized energy company by leveraging innovative

2nd March 2021

MENAOPEC production plunges after Saudi cut

OPEC crude production plummeted in February as Saudi Arabia made additional cuts aimed at removing the remnants of a …

23rd December 2020

MENAInvest in Sharjah: Fuelling local economy by maximising investor experience

Sharjah’s investment promotion arm is building on the emirate’s vision of inspiring sustainable development by identifying and facilitating opportunities …

6th November 2020

MENAIslamic Finance in Tackling COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic and economic lockdowns have severely affected the global economy. Countries put in place lockdown measures to …

5th November 2020

MENAIn conversation with…Areej Mohsin Darwish

Chair of Oman-based Mohsin Haider Darwish LLC, Areej Mohsin Darwish, has been awarded Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year. We’ve …

19th August 2020

MENABoosting the Islamic finance sector with blockchain

Shari’ah law prohibits banks from charging interest on loans to their borrowers. Islamic banks offer financing to individuals and …

6th August 2020

MENAThe Beirut Explosion: How You Can Help

On Tuesday, an enormous explosion ripped through Beirut. The blast, blamed on 2700 tonnes of confiscated ammonium nitrate stored …

19th June 2020

MENAGlobal vision, local impact

Established in 1952, Banque du Caire (BDC) has been effectively adopting a wide range of prominent Corporate Social Responsibility …

1st June 2020

MENAHow issuing Sukuk has become a trend

The Islamic finance industry is one of the fastest-growing financial segments on the planet. According to the 2018 Reuters' …

14th February 2020

AfricaMENAA step to financial freedom

The KwaZulu-Natal Joint Municipal Pension/Provident Funds (NJMPF) drives inclusive, transparent and sustainable practices through innovation and financial literacy. NJMPF …

20th January 2020

MENAThe value of understanding consumers’ needs

Sasseur REIT is a Singapore Exchange-listed real estate investment trust (REIT) established with the main objective of investing in …

4th December 2019

MENAThe Oprah Winfrey of the Middle East

Nashwa Al Ruwaini is a leading media and business personality who has been recognised all across the globe for …

3rd December 2019

MENAThailand's digital platform completes blockchain trial

Thailand’s Joint Standing Committee of Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) of Thailand has announced that it has successfully completed …

26th November 2019

AfricaMENATransformation through broadband

Broadband access is a key enabler to achieve this vision, however, as the market matures, the rate of penetration …

25th November 2019

MENAA Story of Success and Promising Growth

Gulf Insurance Group K.S.C.P (gig) was established in 1962. It is a public shareholding company listed on the Boursa …