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IFSWF members sign 'The Doha Agreement' in Qatar
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-11-21
Members of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF) signed "The Doha Agreement" at their sixth annual meeting in the Qatari capital on Thursday....
Dubai Festival City said to seek $1.1bn loan
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-11-21
Dubai Festival City, which owns the district that’s home to Ikea and Hard Rock Cafe in the emirate, is seeking a $1.1bn loan to repay debt and help fund expansion,...
Mashreq sees sukuk pipeline starts spilling deals after market volatility
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-11-21
After sales of Islamic bonds began the fourth quarter at the slowest pace in six years, sukuk from companies including FlyDubai and Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Co are among deals announced...
QIA plans to invest up to $20bn in 'Greater Asia' over five years
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-11-21
Qatar's sovereign wealth fund plans to invest up to $20bn in “Greater Asia” over the next five years as part of portfolio diversification, said Qatar Investment Authority chief executive officer,...
SWFs’ Doha meeting adopts three-year strategic plan to enhance investments
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-11-21
World’s leading sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) yesterday unanimously agreed upon a “Doha Agreement”, adopting a three-year strategic plan to ensure free flow of long-term global capital and strong real returns...
Conference on academic advising draws wide international participation
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-11-21
Close to 200 academic advisers, academic and student affairs professionals and educators in Doha, the region and beyond attended the 2014 NACADA Middle East conference, the first ever conference on...
6 seismic monitoring stations set up
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-11-21
Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD) yesterday announced the official launch of six seismic monitoring stations across the country, while another 20 are to be developed next year in Doha and Al...
Bahrain's role to be probed at seminar
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-11-21
Bahrain's leading role in the global Islamic finance industry will be discussed at a key seminar during the 21st World Islamic Banking Conference....
GCC chambers stress need to enhance co-operation
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2014-11-21
In line with the invitation of the Federation of the UAE Chambers of Commerce & Industry, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI), hosted the 34th meeting for the...
Yemen seeks US aid to revive power sector
Source : Yemen News Agency  
Date : 2014-11-21
Yemen and the USA reviewed here on Thursday the possible aid the US can provide to support Yemen's power sector....
UAE steel demand to rise 25 per cent in 2015
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-11-21
Dubai’s constant attempt to upgrade its infrastructure to align with the vision of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler...
Oil prices not to affect QIA's investment policies
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-11-21
The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has announced its plans to invest something between $ 15bn and $ 20bn in Asian markets. The size of these investments is likely...
Qatar's GDP grew by 6.3pc: PM
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-11-21
The Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani opened the 6th International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF) here yesterday....
Dubai World Central: Dubai's new pearl
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-11-21
Dubai has come a long way from being a sleepy little fishing village on the shores of the Arabian Gulf that once saw wooden dhows slowly floating down the Creek,...
QE market cap rises to QR750.66bn
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-11-21
Qatar Exchange index gained 116.23 points or 0.85 percent last week when the bourse closed yesterday at 13,846.01 points. Trading value last week increased by 12.16 percent. Trading volume increased...
Jeddah-based college discusses cooperation with US institution
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-11-21
Dr. Hassan Shaibah, Dean of the Batterjee Medical College for Science and Technology, and the president of the California Institute of Medical Sciences, Dr. Raafat Qahoush discussed ways of academic...
Housing loans worth SR2.5b disbursed
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-11-21
Minister of Housing and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Development Fund Shuwaish Al-Dhuwaihi has approved new real estate loans worth SR2.585 billion to build 6,204...
'Port city' on Oman border planned
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-11-21
An official Omani source has revealed plans to launch a "logistic port city" along the Saudi-Omani border later this year. The port will comprise a large service area that will...
Saudi Kayan signs two Islamic financing deals
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-11-21
Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company, an affiliate of Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC), has signed two Islamic financing deals totaling SR2.63 billion, it said in a statement....
Flydubai's $ 500m bond raises $ 3b
Source : Emirates 24/7  
Date : 2014-11-21
Dubai Aviation Corporation (trading as Flydubai), today came to the market with a landmark debut sukuk transaction and successfully raised $ 500 million through a 5-year sukuk....
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