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Dubai, Abu Dhabi lead regional market rally this week

After closing February on a strong note, the first week of March saw buyers doubling down and momentum continuing this current upswing, according to...

Regional markets rally forward with 2.3% gain last week

Positive oil-related triggers needed to sustain recent upswing After a one-week break, buyers reasserted themselves pushing regional markets, especially those GCC, back in the black,...

EMAAR DEVELOPMENT Now Included into DFM General Index

Dubai Financial Market announced that the shares of EMAAR DEVELOPMENT will be added to its general index (DFMGI) and to sector indices as of...

Trading volumes on DGCX rose 42% in February

February marked another strong month of trading for the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, DGCX, driven by continued global market volatility and the availability...

2018 Market Outlook: Macro Bullish

Inflation could be a global game-changer for stock and credit markets Global economic growth accelerates BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research issued a bullish macro...

Emaar Properties records net operating profit of US$ 1.193 billion in...

Full-year revenue grows 33% to AED 13.661 billion (US$ 3.719 billion) Recurring revenue from shopping malls & retail and hospitality & leisure businesses in 2015...

2016 Markets Outlook: Return of Value Investing

Glass Half-Full: Bullish on Stocks, Not Sectors; Year of Modest Global Growth: U.S. Grows, China Slows and Brazil Contracts; More Volatility as Monetary Policies Diverge, Rates...

Lack of Catalysts Dominated Trading Activities across Regional Markets

Lack of catalysts coupled with the summer lull and the approaching Eid break dominated trading activities across the regional markets. Along with the end...

Regional markets to close February in the green as KSA struggles...

Regional markets are showing resiliency for the first time in a long time as they ride out another volatile week and preserve monthly gains....

Nasdaq Dubai Launches Futures In ADNOC Distribution, Emaar Malls

Nasdaq Dubai launches futures on Abu Dhabi National Oil Company for Distribution, ADNOC Distribution, and Emaar Malls, to enable investors to take positions on...

GCC markets ended 2015 in red zone due to volatile oil...

Trading activities fell due to negative sentiments over the region Market capitalization declined 11.4%YoY in 2015 GCC markets close lower in 2015 GCC markets closed lower in...

ADX approves new regulations for trading, clearance and depositing

The board of directors of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has approved the enforcement of new regulations for its operations including trading, clearance, registering...

Foreign Funds Will Flow Back to Emerging Markets

Foreign funds will flow back to emerging markets as there is no indication of an interest rate hike in the near term. Emerging-market stocks rose...

Strong Oil Prices Expected to Have a Positive Effect on Trading...

For the second week in a row, tech companies powered US markets’ with APPLE’s stellar earnings driving the markets to another set of all-time...

Regional markets close October on negative note despite slight rally

Stock markets in the MENA region closed October on a negative note with varying degrees of losses despite exhibiting a slight rally earlier in...

Gold prices broadly expected to weaken next week, but…

Gold prices are expected to weaken in the coming week. This belief is mainly driven by investors concerns about what action the U.S. Federal...

MENA M&A Market Started 2015 on a Positive Note

The MENA M&A market depicted a steady activity during 1Q2015, prolonging its 9-month positive performance. Despite depressed oil prices and the regional political turmoil...

Gulf Stocks Slide Deepens Amid Global Selloff

Stock markets in the petrodollar-dependent Arabian Gulf tumbled Sunday to multimonth lows, spooked by sharply lower oil prices and a global equities selloff over...