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Posted: 10-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Saudi Arabia pumped the most oil in three decades last month, reaching 9.8 million barrels a day and boosting OPEC production, the International Energy Agency said. Increased output in Angola helped replace lower supply in Libya. Daily supply from the 11 Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries members bound by quotas rose to 27.37 million barrels a day in July from 27.22 million in June, the Paris-based IEA said today in its monthly oil market report. “Output has regained levels close to those seen before the Libyan crisis, although OPEC spare capacity now stands at
Posted: February 12, 2015
QATAR. The decline in oil prices has a moderate negative impact on Qatar's economic growth outlook; S&P forecast the real GDP growth rate to average about 4% in 2015-2018, supported the non-oil sector.
Posted: February 11, 2015
BAHRAIN. Given expenditure constraints, S&P now expect that Bahrain's fiscal deficit will deteriorate markedly, averaging 5.5% of GDP over 2015-2017, versus 3.8% of GDP in its December 2014 review; Outlook negative.
Posted: February 11, 2015
OMAN. The decline in oil prices has a significant impact on the outlook for Oman's fiscal and external positions, given its high dependence on oil, according to S&P.
Posted: February 8, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Brent rally best two-week run in 17 years, but volatility in oil hits six-year high; After rangebound trading, gold tumbles on strong US NFP report.
Posted: February 5, 2015
UAE. Saudi has the highest market penetration which indicates that market opportunity now lies in the trading up of goods; Increased optimism among the lowest earners in society; India tops the ranking.
Posted: February 2, 2015
UAE. Dramatic drop in oil prices is a game changer for the macro outlook for 2015; Deep structural reforms will make GCC less reliant on oil revenues; UAE's diversified economy is better positioned to withstand market volatility.
Posted: February 1, 2015
UAE. Latest report highlights need for companies to seize merger and acquisition opportunities created by lower oil prices.
Posted: February 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. January proved to be another difficult month for commodities as the trend of falling prices amid rising supply resulted in a 7th consecutive monthly fall for the Bloomberg Commodity index.
Posted: January 30, 2015
UAE. World's largest wealth manager says price is likely to recover to US$67-US$72 by the end of 2015; Report published ahead of UBS's CIO roadshow to the Middle East next month.
Posted: January 30, 2015
UAE. ADNOC wants other oil firms to improve terms; Shell, BP may get 10% stake each if terms agreed; Onshore concession dates to '70s, yields over half UAE oil.
Posted: January 25, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Gold priced in euros was the winner, both on the week but also in terms of its overall performance so far this month; Both Brent and WTI crude oil have settled into a US$5 range.
Posted: January 24, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. King Salman will keep Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi in his post, bolstering expectations that he will continue the policy of maintaining crude output to preserve market share.
Posted: January 23, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Oil prices rose after the death of Saudi Arabia's king added to the uncertainty in global oil markets, although the new ruler indicated immediately there would be no policy change.
Posted: January 23, 2015
KUWAIT. Strong growth in American supply boost non-OPEC output by 3.65% in 2014; OPEC not opting for output cut to halt drop in price; Downside risks prevail as world supply increases.
Posted: January 23, 2015
UAE. The tech accelerator, to be launched by Masdar Institute and BP, will help fledgling UAE innovators to bring their ideas to market.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: March 6, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Netanyahu is correct in suggesting that the traces of Iran's mischief are visible throughout the Middle East, including its financing of jihadist groups and other violent extremists, its meddling in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, and Yemen.
date:Posted: March 6, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Some 5,181 people saw their wealth rise beyond the US$30 million bracket, while 53 individuals became billionaires in 2014, taking the world's total billionaire population to 1,844.
date:Posted: March 5, 2015
UAE. Regional chemicals companies should capitalize on the opportunity to acquire international chemicals assets as a result of divestitures, says A. T. Kearney.
INTERNATIONAL. Some 5,181 people saw their wealth rise beyond the US$30 million bracket, while 53 individuals became billionaires in 2014, taking the world's total billionaire population to 1,844.
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