Market News

Kuwait seeks advisers for stock exchange stake sale

(The National - 12/18/2017 6:23:00 AM)

Kuwait’s market regulator is seeking advisers to help it sell a stake in the oil-rich state’s stock exchange, the region’s best performing market this year, joining a growing number of Arabian Gulf countries that are looking to privatise their equity ...

Oman's share index recovers on better support

(Times of Oman - 12/18/2017 6:18:00 AM)

Oman’s benchmark MSM30 Index gained 0.28 per cent to end at 5,075.84 points. The MSM Sharia Index declined 0.09 per cent to close at 708.16 points. Due to a special deal, Bank Muscat was the most active in terms of both volume and turnover. Sunday’s top ...

DFM launches short selling

(Gulf News - 12/18/2017 6:11:00 AM)

As part of its efforts to provide market participants with new tools to further strengthen their trading activities, better utilize their resources, and further enhance market liquidity, Dubai Financial Market (DFM) said it has launched the Regulated ...

Middle East stock markets rise; DFM launches RSS

(The Gulf Today - 12/18/2017 5:48:00 AM)

Middle Eastern stock markets edged up in quiet trade on Sunday, with construction and building materials stocks boosting Saudi Arabia ahead of the release of its 2018 state budget this week. Saudi Arabia’s index added 0.3 per cent as builder Khodari ...

Dubai's financial market launches regulated short-selling

(Reuters - 12/17/2017 6:02:00 PM)

Dubai Financial Market (DFM) said on Sunday it had launched regulated short-selling, a move intended to boost liquidity in the stock market. It said it was processing licence requests from seven brokerage firms to provide the service once they had ...

Kuwait seeks advisers for stock exchange stake sale

(The National - 12/17/2017 6:01:00 PM)

Kuwait’s market regulator is seeking advisers to help it sell a stake in the oil-rich state’s stock exchange, the region’s best performing market this year, joining a growing number of Arabian Gulf countries that are looking to privatise their equity ...

UAE markets going their separate ways

(Gulf News - 12/17/2017 6:24:00 AM)

The Dubai Financial Market General Index (DFMGI) dropped by 38.06 or 1.12 per cent last week to close at 3,355.40. There were 22 advancing issues and 15 declining, while volume grew to a seven-week high. Last week’s drop put the index at a new closing ...

Qatar Stock Exchange & Qatar Development Bank sign MoU

(The Peninsula - 12/17/2017 6:24:00 AM)

Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) and Qatar Development Bank (QDB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote collaboration between the two sides. The MoU was signed by Qatar Stock Exchange’s CEO, Rashid bin Ali Al Mansoori, and Abdulaziz Al ...

Privatisation of Muscat bourse on the cards

(Times of Oman - 12/17/2017 6:24:00 AM)

Oman’s market regulator plans to privatise the country’s Muscat Securities Market (MSM), over the long term, by offering shares to the public. To begin the privatisation programme, a company will be established to own the MSM, and the same will be ...

Qatar Stock Exchange Weekly Market Report

(Gulf Times - 12/17/2017 6:23:00 AM)

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index increased by 438.34 points, or 5.64%, during the trading week to close at 8,211.94. Market capitalisation increased by 6.53% to QR453.4bn versus QR425.6bn at the end of the previous trading week. Of the 45 listed ...

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