The 2 companies signed SLB deal for 5 Boeing jets
ADNOC says the project with BP has moved into the design phase
Property Finder CEO
Names like Ronaldo, The Beckhams, Armani, made Dubai their 2nd home
While the outbreak is unusual, it remains “containable”, says WHO
The storms put human health at serious risk
Sales prices recorded a significant spike, particularly in regard to villas
This contrasts with the strong relationship between gold, real yields
Wheat imported into Kuwait is noted for low moisture content
Global Financial Markets
US stocks suffer the longest series of losses since the Great depression
It succeeded, in under 6 months, in completing merger procedures
Saudi Energy Minister: World must appreciate value of the alliance
The World Health Organization sounded the alarm after the virus spread
Bin Talal's share in the company's capital declines to 78.13%
Deposits to grow driven by projected interest rate increase
Expenditure on cars in Saudi reached SAR 40bn in 2020
Green Egypt
Plastics, CO2, recycling high on projects’ agenda
The two stock exchanges aim to enhance market liquidity
Profits climbed to SAR151.9 compared to SAR139mn in 2021
65% of CEOs expect their companies would focus on ESG
The energy and resources industry will witness a major transformation
The Fund aims to bring the best technology to Abu Dhabi
Lucid to produce 150, 000 cars per year in Saudi by 2027
In recognition of its efforts in supporting non-oil exports in the UAE
Demand for office space climbs as foreign firms expand
New era of biometric payments enhance the check-out experience
The listing could raise $30 billion
CEO Parag Agrawal: "We aren't perfect at catching spam"
Preliminary Q1 2022 revenue amounted to $9.3 million
Qatar has 6.2 dentists per 10K people
Subscriptions start May 23 to May 28 for individuals
Jadwa sold its majority stake in Al Meswak to GII
This comes as banks cut down dollar sales to prop up currency
BHB listed BD 150 million worth of government bonds
Global Financial Markets
US dollar consolidated its gains near 20-year peak
Off-plan sales transactions increased by 44%, with 73.68% value increase
Residential price index reached 79.8 points in April
IHC provided capital through preferential allotment route
Electromin rolls out 100 charging stations for EVs across Saudi
April’s $629 million in revenues highest ever in a month  
Musk believes fake users make up 20% of total users
The bank calls on its clients to use the QR code scanning option
New Delhi move comes following 8-year high inflation
Solutions by stc contracted to implement the strategy
OQ invites banks to pitch for gas pipeline network IPO
bank cyber
Gulf banks reported a small number of cyberattacks in last decade
79K transactions completed since March 2020
Prince Abdulaziz: Oil output depends on what we do in the divided zone
The group confirms $4.4 billion acquisition of Vodafone
The government has identified $9 billion in assets to offer this year
It seeks to boost annual coffee beans production from 300 to 2,500 tons
Al-Rajhi Financial expected Aramco to achieve profits of 136.6 billion riyals
Tips reached over 1.2 million dirhams in Ramadan
The initiative is part of Kyndryl’s global sustainability program
This translates into 4.255 percent of valU’s issued capital
A 195 billion-euro plan to stop Russian fossil fuels' import by 2027
The company announced completion of $1 billion funding for 2022
Bosch to invest 500 million euros to produce hydrogen
It lowered its forecast for a rise in global oil demand growth by 300,000 barrels
$3.45 billion, the value of the financial technology sector in 2026
Region could reap huge dividends from real-time payments
GCC Railway
Gulf countries have moved to revive the GCC Railway project
The CPI was 8.3% year on year in April
Several factors to boost Aramco's share prices in coming months
Global leaders, industry experts convene for day two of the World Utilities Congress
The Gulf region is mounting efforts to preserve water  
OPEC energy ministers
“OPEC +” is doing its part to meet global demand amid geopolitical pressures
Emirates Airlines
Company awarded title of "Best Air Carrier in the World"
Net income increased by 15.5 percent to 48.8 billion Saudi riyals
It plans to raise 367 million dirhams
FAM Holding to list its shares on the ADX's growth market
The shift to electric significantly reduces carbon emissions
The company recorded the highest volume of fuel sales ever during Q1
Higher interest rates in 2022-2023 would further support it
Bill gates
Gates has been invested in public health issues long before COVID-19
Capital markets
10-year US Treasury yields exceed 3.1% for first time since 2018
Mawani launches 12 private-sector investment opportunities
Saudi attracts investments worth $32 billion through 9 new projects
edible plastic
The cost of food wasted annually around the world is about $1 trillion dollars
The WUC to explore the role of hydrogen in the future of the utilities sector
Crypto market
And things don’t look too bright for the coming week, either.
MENA M&A deals reach $21 billion in Q1
Revenues amounted to $629 million in April
The money supply increased in March by 4.22 percent
Riad Salameh
Alleged embezzlement of at least $330 million in public funds
The "OPEC +" is scheduled to hold its next meeting on the second of next June
A heat wave threatens the production and exports of Indian wheat
FED interest rates
Another ¾ of a percentage point increase expected at June meeting
The mistake resulted in a $26 billion drop in market value
It posted loss of over $20 billion as it withdraws from energy group Rosneft
The fund's total assets at end-2020 were 47.1% of national GDP
The surge is driven by sustained demand for broadband and mobile services
Upon completion of the transaction, Borealis will be 25% by ADNOC
WUC 2022 set to discuss the future of low-carbon power and water supplies
Qatar Airways
A separate dispute continues over the safety of the larger A350 aircraft
Dubai Financial Market
The introduction of road toll system (Salik) expected next
Earnings were driven by demand for cloud-computing services.
Oil output increase by 432,000 bpd
The decision will allow investors to invest in the company’s stocks
Abu Dhabi market
The $70.7 million company will be the largest provider by market share
Fintech, developers can drive market opportunities on
Saudi Al-Rajhi
Saudi “Al-Rajhi” and “Al-Ahly” achieve net profits exceeding $1 billion
Bahraini House of Representatives
The House of Representatives approves committee recommendations
An expected upturn for the Gulf economies due to the rise in oil prices
expo 2020
These companies accounted for more than a quarter of all contracts by value
“The company will maintain flexibility and continue to generate strong profits”
Saudi is in a prime position to produce green and blue hydrogen
Number of factories in Saudi exceeded 10,000 factories
Twitter Musk
Twitter has over 217 million daily users
Saudi's building
The value of exports amounted to 108.4 billion riyals
Mohammed bin Rashid
Housing and social services projects are government priorities
Financial markets
Investors are concerned about the possibility of US policy tightening
Saudi's Center
Law ensures equal treatment for both Saudi, foreign investments
21 total listings in 2021, with volume offerings amounting to SAR31 billion
The secondary market activity sees a surge in European investors
The 2nd G20 FMCBG meeting discussed the latest global developments
Emirates NBD
Played a leading role in the IPO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority
GDMO launches a documentary on “the epic”
AC Milan
Bahrain confirms firm's talks to buy Italian football giant for $1.1 billion
The new program to support SMEs through providing trade finance facilities
What you eat plays a huge part in dehydrating or hydrating your body
Sustainable investments will not contribute to cash flow over next 5 years
Higher demand from residents, bigger flows from outside buyers
Empower IPO to be announced soon; not during current quarter
Services are delivered promptly 24/7, replacing long waiting hours
Around 1,998 real estate transactions conducted
Kuwaiti banking
“S&P”: Oil prices, interest rates, pave the way for banks’ recovery, lower NPLs
The ship is carrying 750 tons of fuel, threatening environmental disaster
New committee will oversee the Expo 2020 site after relaunch as District 2020
Al Daayan
Al Daayan Health District reflects the future of innovative medical care
The company completed the purchase of Scientific Design
Egypt IMF
The Spring Meetings examine the global economic impact of war and food security concerns
Eduardo Greghi, CEO of The Kusnacht Practice
You can look at taking care of your mental health as an investment
The country's present focus is on the local wheat crop
Sri Lanka
This comes ahead of negotiations for an IMF bailout
Three factors determine actual impact of any new Corona variable
The decision is due to the instability in global markets and economies
Consolidation of exchange rates is complex due to weak economic conditions
Investors consider Gulf markets attractive, shy away from European ones
GAC approves 88 percent of applications in Q1
بريد الإمارات
In recognition of the ongoing efforts to promote innovation in postal operations
Salik, TECOM, Empower IPOs part of Dubai's support for financial sector
Stake acquisition of the Commercial International Bank for $911.4 million
Egypt, Saudi collaborate to invest in Saudi's fintech sector
Cloud Kitchen Mohamed al Fayed- CEO of GrubTech
Digital trends taking place in apparel and beauty started happening with food
eLydian Lion will be run from Investcorp's Abu Dhabi office
global markets
The dollar reached its highest level in two years... and oil prices fell back to below $100
DEWA shares
DEWA shares trading approached 410 million dirhams
Residential lease deals amounted to more than 139 thousand contracts
Saudi banks notes
For every increase of 100 basis points, Banks' net income to increase by 13%
The joint venture will address needs of growing aviation sector in Saudi
The monetary authority halted opening of online bank accounts
Dubai’s real estate market to ramp up going forward
Efficinent building
The industry stakeholders lost sight of buildings’ unsustainable energy usage
Binance will provide its services in the Middle East and North Africa region
Lebanon pounds and dollars
Lebanon to implement 8 reforms as pre-conditions to IMF Board approval
The demand for global air cargo markets increased in 2022
جي أم جي
Acquisition marks GMG’s first entry into food retailing
The digital economy has its appeal but there is more
food crisis
World Food Program: War pushing MENA into starvation
93 homes worth more than $10 million were sold
Federal interest rates
Committee on Open Markets expected to agree to reduce balance sheet at May 3 meeting
health ramadan
A person should Think about the type and quantity of food they eat
The high demand underlines the strength of Dubai's economy
$40 million to invest in Saudi technology startups
Iraq food security
Iraq imports up to 80 percent of its goods from outside the country
muscat bourse
Two or three government companies will be launched in the H2, 2022
Since 2017, Saudi added 37,000 telecommunication towers
Citi Continues to Invest in Bahrain and Support Institutional Clients
oil index
S&P GCC index rose by 4.8 percent
The strategy supports UAE’s industrial development, economic diversification
biofuel Karl Fielder
Neutral Fuels is turning waste into green energy
global marketss
An inversion of the yield curve points to potential recession the next two years
GCC Trading activity at its highest reaching $88.8 billion
Egypt tops African countries in VC transactions
An internal group-wide effort will drive a more productive work culture
IoT will have a capital of SAR 492 million
Oman Debt
Finance Ministry to repay loans exceeding 2.85 bn riyals at end April
OPEC said the increase in prices was driven by geopolitical tensions
Etihad Rail
The rail freight supports the industrial and logistics sector in Dubai
Agreements aim to promote entrepreneurship in various fields
Agreements reflect Dussur’s appetite to invest in Saudi industrial sector
SAMA reaffirmed commitment to support finance and payments sectors
Shareholders to receive 608 pence in cash per share
Decision based on strong investor demand, oversubscription across all tranches
The UAE is aiming to attract new forms of business
saudi Egypt
Egypt announced it had requested assistance from the IMF
Several programs were signed, initiatives launched and agreements
Al Gergawi: The summit seeks to highlight opportunities, reveal future challenges
equity market
The S&P GCC equity market records largest gains since 2008
"We have one mission in OPEC + and that is to stabilize the market"
Energy transition summit
Investing in hydrocarbons ensures smooth global energy transition
GEC conference
The conference continued under the slogan "We Reinvent, We Renew"
Climate change
With business activity back, the world may go back to high-carbon ways
saudi entrepreneurship
Saudi Ministry of Investment grants 4 licenses to start-ups, one VC fund
energy market
Al-Mazrouei: “We will not leave OPEC+, or do something unilateral”
Qatar oil minister
Solidarity shown with Europe by dispensing with lucrative gas contracts
SMEs represent 94% of the total number of companies
Final price of "DEWA" on April 6 and start of trade April 12
Middle East stocks will attract $82 billion in investments
The IMF praised "authorities' recent actions to expand targeted social protection
Turkish agreement
Fund will invest in companies developing new tech or improving existing ones
Carbon Neutral
The Partners will supply, purchase, and trade carbon credits
asset sales
A central role for PIF and an active year for UAE IPOs
ocean sustainability fashion
Tiny behavioral changes can be colossal in saving oceans  
oil prices
The world awaits the “OPEC” meeting on March 31
Egypt’s Central Bank Governor: Maintain FX liquidity, investor confidence
Financial markets
The Fed approved its first interest rate increase in more than three years
Egyptian pound
The Central Bank raises interest rates for the first time since 2017
Egypt financial
The Central Bank of Egypt is expected to raise interest rates
Saudi Aramco
It announced cash dividends of 70.3 billion riyals  
Energy agency
Saudis crown prince stresses preserving the "OPEC +" agreement 
S&P: Qatar can compensate Europe for 13 percent of Russian gas supplies
Egypt real estate
Egypt among the countries boasting the world's largest smart cities
Interest rates
The US Reserve rate increase among many expected this year and next
The agreements aim to provide services for cementing services
Federal reserve
It signaled seven rate hikes for this year to bring inflation under control
saudi elecricity
SEC completed the implementation of sector regulatory and financial reforms
The offer is to buy 22% of Mobily Shares at 47 riyals per share
Project is an investment worth about $11 billion
DEWA electricity
A 6.5 percent share of the company is on offer
Shuaa Capital
The SPAC will be merging with tech-based financial services businesses
Financial markets
Gold retreated last Friday as a safe-haven appeal for the metal dimmed
Federal Reserve
Global central banks unveil their monetary policies this week
Best monthly performance for Saudi Tadawul and ADX
Nahdi Medical
Bloomberg: The largest IPO in Saudi Arabia since Aramco
ECB left the option of raising interest open before the end of the year
US inflation
"Goldman" warns the US economy could be in a recession next year
Egyptian pound
JP Morgan: There is a likely need to depreciate the pound
Bahrain bank notes
$ 217.5 billion in sector assets at end 2021, or 6.5 times the GDP
UAE Russia
The UAE believes in the value that OPEC + brings to the oil market
digital kuwait
Digital banks will be subject to all supervision and control requirements
Dubal holding
Progress made on Dubai Waste Management Centre at Warsan
UAE banks
Banks are likely to keep reserves much larger than risk portfolios require
Bahrain real estate
. Transactions from non-Gulf foreigners jumped by 180 percent
financial markets
Brent crude prices rose another 21% closing at their highest since 2013
Women equality
Event to highlight the contributions of women and girls around the world
Net profit amounted to 587.7 million riyals ($156.64 million) at the end of 2021
courier service
Most of field delivery tools were offline and not connected to the internet
nonprofit city
City located in the Irqah neighborhood, in a 3.4 km2 area
global oil prices
They could increase the pace of electrification but also exploration
UAE bank official
Economic activity to accelerate in 2022 prompted by high and rising oil prices
ministry of finance award
ًinning the award is an incentive to continue on the path of excellence
Oman currency
Production and oil and gas prices contributed to strengthening the budget figures
Kuwait bourse
The price of a barrel of Kuwaiti oil reached about $113
HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Humaid Al Nuaimi
New incentives and packages designed to boost the e-commerce industry
stc Mobile 360
The conference discusses the most important telecom industry issues
Digital real estate
Technology, machine learning, simplifying the home-buying process
Abu Dhabi Dubai train passengers
The "National Railways Program" is an investment valued AED 50 billion
saudi budget
Non-oil sector constituted 88% of the total increase in actual revenues
Aircraft landing
Issues at stake ranging from delivery delays to safety concerns
Russia central bank
Norway removes Russian assets from $1.3 trillion wealth fund
oil prices
Saudi Crown Prince to Macron: Keen on balancing oil markets
financial markets
Oil above $100, gold nears $2000, wheat at highest level in 13 years
Saudi pharma
A mega IPO-filled 2021 is encouraging large companies to sell shares
Europe Swift
Moscow plans to borrow less and use national wealth funds
Ukraine sanctions gas
Even when nations don't sanction Russia, private companies will
Saudi Aramco
Aramco announces in March its top financial results for 2021
Etihad rail
The financing carried a total value of AED 1.99 billion
oil prices
The surge in prices was after Russia launched an attack on Ukraine
Etisalat e&
Unwavering dedication to serve customers, shareholders, investors, partners
Russia Ukraine energy
"Gazprom Trans" stopped receiving requests to transport LNG to Ukraine
Dedicated office and expanded regional headcount to drive growth  
stock market
Integrated listing, trading, and joint central depository operations
Most people work out primarily to get in shape
EV car
The sultanate also shows its prowess in bus manufacturing  
STC saudi
STC net profit increased by 316 million riyals from the previous year
Oman riyals
The IMF welcomes financial sector’s resilience and ongoing reforms
Hyundai agreement
Strategic partnership entered with Streamax Tech, GBS solutions
Net foreign investment reached AED15 billion, the highest ever
income tax accounting
The corporate tax on profits will replace several fees businesses currently pay
saudi money
It’s the second such increase since 2019
Oman stock market MSX
Dozens of state entities to list shares, raise liquidity
US bonds
The total amounted to $221.7 billion, with Saudi and Kuwait leading
Two Abu Dhabi state funds and 2 private sector investors in the running
BNPL is framed as an interest-free alternative to credit card payments
UAE exports
UAE climbs five places in UN's Competitive Industrial Performance Index 
Awards part of strategy to boost crude oil production capacity to 5 million bpd
الأسواق المالية العربية
Arab financial markets witnessing a period of robust performance
federal reserve
Next could be the fastest rate of price increases since the 1980s
Saudi mining
The Saudi mining sector in 2021 reached 83 billion riyals ($22.41 billion)
digital banking
76% of Arab central banks considering issuing digital currencies
طيران مستدام
Sustainable air travel options will take years to become commercially viable
UAE bank staff
S&P Global economists expect the Fed to raise rates six times this year
Global markets
US bond yields exceed 2% and oil is at a 7-year high
green bonds
PIF’s ranking rose to sixth in the world, having compiled assets worth $580 billion
real estate NFT
30% of poll participants see property sector as most likely to capitalize on NFTs
مصنع سعودي
Saudi is one of the world’s fastest-growing countries in manufacturing
اسعار البترول
Upon any invasion, the US and EU could impose sanctions on Russia
العقار بالأمارات
Total amount of mortgaged properties for the week was AED 2.41 billion
EFG Hermes advisory complete
The IPO is the premiere listing of Egyptian cosmeceutical players
Irfan Tansel
Al Masaood Automobiles brands and partnerships always operated as industry leaders on positive change
Transaction conditional upon the completion of a comprehensive due diligence
أسواق الأسهم
Saudi "Tadawul" and Qatar Stock Exchange best performers
التلوث الداخلي
4.3 million people a year die from exposure to home air pollution
موانئ أبوظبي
Investors on ADX can now own a highly diversified global trade enabler  
مشروع الأفنيوز
The total building area of Avenues Mall stretches over 1.8 million sqms
Kuwait budget
Fitch: Even without a debt law, the government meets its financing obligations
أسواق المال
The Arab Federation of Capital Markets (AFCM) weekly report
In 2015, 20 SPACs raised $3.9 billion in funds globally
tax calculator
Al Saidi to “Economy Middle East”: It will boost tax revenues, transparency
emerging market
Investors feel anxious over tighter monetary policies
It was the second hydrocarbons finding ADNOC revealed
Saudi raised its natural gas production by 30% over the last 10 years
Production of Saudi and Russia rises to 10.331 million barrels per day
Shell's stock price rose 0.7% after it announced an $8.5 billion share buyback
oil crude
OPEC+ refuses to be bound by faster increases in crude production
التمويل الأسلامي
Total Sukuk issuances would range between $145-150 billion in 2022
Expect a slight increase in global demand for natural gas in 2022
Riyadh metro
Riyadh Metro was a headline grabber before its upcoming launch
What are the major market indicators influencing interest rates?
Drone Delivering Package
New technologies present opportunities for faster service
Screen reading
Tips to reduce long hours on screen
Agency predicts rate hikes from central banks in union
Vaccines jabs
A COVID-19 vaccine and booster scandal brewing
Jet Lag
Few simple tricks to ease the transition
The project will add SAR47 bln to the Kingdom's economy by 2030
ADNOC, TAQA partner to curb carbon emissions
CMA approves listing of over 70M shares from several companies
Stabilizing inflation among institution's main goals
ECB still buying govt bonds, corporate securities
Dubai-based airline receives 123rd A380
Valued at $12.4B, Aramco deal biggest in 2021
Bahrain grants Binance preliminary approval
Egypt exchange additions follow bullish 2021
The emirate aims at having a carbon-neutral economy by 2050
Network imperiled by shortage of funds, fuel
Equity markets outlook bullish after spectacular 2021
How will an energy crunch impact the shift to renewables?
Here's how higher inflation rates affect you
Digital Asset Management
Digital asset management, a key to future prosperity
Western double standards risk reducing production levels
Dubai saves AED1,3B and 14M working hours with new policy
New technology boosts network capacity and speeds
Botox and fillers used to enhance camels' looks in a bid to win $66.6 mln
Jan-Nov sales record a whopping 88% increase
Cooperation strengthens maritime transport, trade ties
New tech cuts cost per bit, ups capacity per wavelength for Telecom Egypt
Mubadala strengthens its partnership with Chimera Capital
Global Industrial Safety
UNIDO, GMIS & Lloyd’s Register Foundation partner to promote industrial safety
UK market's fears subdued by 3-shot Omicron vaccine's success
Stronger real estate sales lift Emaar revenue
Source: Airports Council International blog page
ACI: Investments to develop airports worldwide expected at $2.4 trillion by 2040
Saudi's SISCO strengthens its logistics plans via new acquisition
The acquired US logistics assets are leased by FedEx and General Mills
New partnership to boost industrial investment flows to the UAE
GCC investors eye UK's real estate sector

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