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Posted: 03-08-2011
BAHRAIN. Bahrain's creditworthiness escaped a possible downgrade at Fitch Ratings because of reduced near-term political and economic risks in the island-kingdom that contended with anti-government protests earlier this year. Fitch said it removed the Gulf kingdom from its Credit Watch Negative list for borrowers facing a possible downgrade. Bahrain’s long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating was affirmed at BBB, the second-lowest investment grade, and its local-currency issuer default rating at BBB+. “The resolution of the Rating Watch Negative and affirmation of the rating r
Posted: November 25, 2015
BAHRAIN. Industrial sector set to benefit from removal of fuel subsidies in the short term; "Cheaper diesel prices could help give the sector a shot in the arm."
Posted: November 18, 2015
UAE. Despite global economic uncertainties, GCC countries are better-placed than many parts of the world. They can expect continued strong, if slightly slower, growth going into 2016 according to a new ICAEW report.
Posted: November 13, 2015
BAHRAIN. This December experts from the US, Turkey, UAE, Egypt, UK, Saudi Arabia and other markets to provide Islamic finance industry with its asset allocation outlook for 2016.
Posted: November 11, 2015
UAE. Report released ahead of World Diabetes Day calls for a coherent region-wide approach to tackle the growing diabetes burden.
Posted: November 11, 2015
BAHRAIN. The project will consist of a series of "art pods" that can be leased by individual Bahraini artists as studio space, individual galleries or shops.
Posted: November 4, 2015
BAHRAIN. 25% of office available space taken by multinationals; Office rents remain stable across main submarkets; Residential sales values down 5.3% during first 9 months of 2015.
Posted: November 4, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Sheikh Salman's suitability for the FIFA presidency remains in doubt as long as he fails to provide fulsome answers, in addition to his track record at the AFC of secrecy.
Posted: November 3, 2015
BAHRAIN. Parsons' traffic consultancy services contract will include feasibility studies, detailed design, and tender evaluation.
Posted: November 2, 2015
BAHRAIN. Exit from real estate investments in the United Arab Emirates and Germany for a combined value of US$163.1 million.
Posted: November 2, 2015
BAHRAIN. Global Fintech experts to discuss the opportunities arising from Islamic finance embracing the Fintech revolution, at The World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) 2015.
Posted: November 2, 2015
BAHRAIN. EY and WIBC shared preliminary insights from the much-awaited World Islamic Banking Competitiveness Report to be launched in December.
Posted: November 1, 2015
BAHRAIN. Bahrain will join more than 160 countries around the world and endorse its commitment to bolster entrepreneurial ecosystems to help start and scale new firms across the globe.
Posted: October 29, 2015
UAE. Chairman of the Arab Council for the Social Sciences and Gulf News Editor-at-Large discuss the war in Yemen, coping with Iran post-deal and what the future holds for the UAE at Capital Club event.
Posted: October 28, 2015
BAHRAIN. The first of its kind in Bahrain and the GCC; 8 units available totaling 2,000 sqm of leasable space; Spaces ranging from 250 sqm to 300 sqm.
Posted: October 27, 2015
BAHRAIN. Simply Sharia Human Capital to launch pioneering report addressing critical need for talent development and leadership in industry.


date:Posted: November 29, 2015
UAE. Number of new Chinese businesses nearly doubled since 2010; UK leads Western Economies in growth of new startups, finds a new study by UHY.
date:Posted: November 28, 2015
UAE. Total passengers set to double to 7 billion by 2034; The UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia will all enjoy strong growth of 5.6%, 4.8%, and 4.6% respectively. The total regional market size will be 383 million passengers.
date:Posted: November 26, 2015
UAE. Legal experts say move will influence oil major investment plans in Iran ahead of the lifting of sanctions; Lawmakers likely to be mindful of "missed opportunities" in Iraq and Lebanon.
INTERNATIONAL. Robotics is making this new area of medicine possible. Cary G. Vance, CEO of Hansen Medical Inc., tells The Life Sciences Report about disruptive advances in interventional radiology and Hansen's own revolutionary robotic catheters.
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