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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: June 26, 2019
BAHRAIN. The expansion under way, which will make Alba the biggest aluminium smelter in the world, explored by Tim Murray in a video interview.
Posted: June 21, 2019
LONDON. The company's partnership with Jumio streamlines digital onboarding, eliminating the need for customers to visit branch offices when creating new banking accounts.
Posted: May 27, 2019
UAE. Teams from Lebanon, Bahrain, Iraq and Pakistan among participants from 30 countries exchanging ideas on ICT industry future.
Posted: May 17, 2019
BAHRAIN. Led by Executive Chef Yann Bernard Lejard, it marks the first Krug Ambassade in the Middle East and the fourth exclusive La Table Krug in the world.
Posted: May 12, 2019
BAHRAIN. Jean-Christophe Durand, CEO, National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) gave recently a wide-ranging video interview to Oxford Business Group's online broadcasting channel, Global Platform.
Posted: May 3, 2019
BAHRAIN. The MEIRA Bahrain Chapter was formally inaugurated at the signing ceremony of founding members who have recognised their commitment to develop the IR function in the local market.
Posted: April 30, 2019
UAE. The Gulf region’s best projects have been revealed as winners were announced at the 2019 MEED Projects Awards, in association with Mashreq.
Posted: April 4, 2019
UAE. Education professionals collaborate to learn essential teaching methodologies at dedicated Information and Communication Technology in action workshops.
Posted: April 1, 2019
BAHRAIN. The new hospital opens ahead of schedule, offering best-in-class healthcare to women and children.
Posted: March 21, 2019
UAE. 300 delegates from the industry convened at the one-day summit held in Dubai; "FinTech holds the strongest potential to impact the ME economy with the potential of open banking to transform the services available to consumers."
Posted: March 17, 2019
UAE. Users of devices fitted with an eSIM (embedded SIM) can now enjoy instant remote activation of mobile subscriptions.
Posted: March 7, 2019
BAHRAIN. Sarah Crompton-Donnelly will lead the global research and consultancy firm's Bahrain team; Forthcoming report on economy to analyse latest investment opportunities.
Posted: March 3, 2019
UAE. The series aims to find the best up-and-coming content creators in the Arab world and provide them with the latest technology and expertise to maximize their impact.
Posted: February 18, 2019
BAHRAIN. Oxford Business Group launches 2019 publication on kingdom; The report provides in-depth coverage of the sectors that are attracting new investment.
Posted: February 12, 2019
BAHRAIN. Nestle has turned to well-known opinion leader, community and respected dietician, Mas Watad to share the importance of healthy habits with the Arab-speaking community.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 26, 2019
UAE. Positive price movement demonstrates success of UAE's diversification drive; Dubai (21), Abu Dhabi (33) and Riyadh (35) rank among the most expensive cities for expatriates in the Middle East.
date:Posted: June 25, 2019
UAE. There were a number of iconic deals completed in Q1 FY19 which include: Network International IPO, acquisition of Careem by Uber, Saudi Aramco bond listing and investment into ADNOC pipeline and refinery assets by international investors.
date:Posted: June 24, 2019
UAE. The latest edition of PwC's Middle East Economy Watch looks at the recent oil price rebound and its mixed impact on regional economies.