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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: January 15, 2018
UAE. All six regional indices ending the week in the green, with only Oman having a marginally lower weekly performance of -0.3%; Egypt market was best performer.
Posted: January 15, 2018
KUWAIT. Marmore MENA Intelligence's outlook continues to be negative on Qatar and Bahrain; remains neutral on other GCC markets.
Posted: January 8, 2018
UAE/BAHRAIN. Signed between two of the leading MENA Fintech hubs, the agreement represents a leap forward in promoting the region as a connected and collaborative environment for Fintech to thrive in.
Posted: January 7, 2018
UAE. Investors are optimistic about the New Year's outlook for the region backed by increased oil prices and global growth; UAE markets were the performers.
Posted: January 2, 2018
UAE. Combined value of 1,424 active transport projects in the GCC region crossed US$392.2 billion by the end of 2017; As many as 60 transport projects with a combined estimated value of US$6.64 billion were completed in Q3; Fifteen new transport projects, worth US$2.08 billion were announced in Q3.
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Over the week, three out of the seven indices were in green, while four were in red.
Posted: December 6, 2017
UAE. MEED names 25 regional and international companies, as the best businesses in the GCC based on their contributions to the development of the region, at MEED Awards 2017.
Posted: December 4, 2017
UAE. Oman came through as the best performer in the regional indices with gains of 2.0% for the month, followed by Egypt with 1.7%, Saudi Arabia 1.0% and Bahrain 0.6%.
Posted: November 29, 2017
UAE. Over 2,500 are operational at the Group's 11 hotels in Dubai while over 7,500 rooms are under development in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, Turkey and the Maldives.
Posted: November 20, 2017
BAHRAIN. Wyndham Hotel Group has a management contract with the property owner Mannai Properties.
Posted: November 19, 2017
UAE. Investors adopting a cautious approach continued to weigh down global and regional markets for the past week; Four out of the eight regional indices in the red; Oman tops gains.
Posted: November 14, 2017
UAE. The GCC has one of the biggest construction pipelines in the world with US$3.1 trillion worth of projects planned or under way in the region, according to MEED Projects.
Posted: November 13, 2017
BAHRAIN. Investment to support the expansion of regional operations in the chemical and petrochemical markets.
Posted: November 9, 2017
UAE. The projected growth in GCC ports brings opportunities for these ports to invest in technology that reduces operational costs, boosts utilisation of infrastructures, enhances productivity and streamlines business processes.
Posted: November 7, 2017
UAE. A slight increase compared to the previous quarter, however, proceeds raised from Q3 2017 IPOs amounting to US$140 million were lower compared to Q2 2017 (US$ 171 million).


date:Posted: March 18, 2018
UAE. Internet of Things is rapidly expanding the attack surface of the digital enterprise and exposing it to risk levels not seen before.
date:Posted: March 18, 2018
UAE. Unprecedented disruption is steadily engulfing the regional banking and financial services space with the private sector, governments, and individuals realigning their operations in line with the day-to-day needs of the customer.
date:Posted: March 18, 2018
UAE. UAE leads the MENA IPO value with US$2.2 billion in Q4 2017, raising the highest value since 2014; More regional energy companies to go public in 2018 and beyond.