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Business confidence rises in Dubai during Q2 - poll

Survey of companies shows 14 point rise in Business Confidence Index compared to Q2 2012 Read more

World Bank’s IFC MENA investments reach $3bn in 2013

IFC has given $3bn to the region’s private sector during the 2013 fiscal year Read more

Dubai's Shuaa Capital swings to small profit in Q2

Investment bank laid off staff in 2011 to cut costs Read more

Dubai SME to host World Entrepreneurship Forum

New forum for the UAE will promote entrepreneurialism and offer chances for networking Read more

Sharjah set to target US cities for investment

Largest-ever delegation to visit New York and Washington in bid to promote Emirate Read more

Three detained over Bahraini banker's murder

75-year-old bank founder shot dead in Malaysia was third prominent figure murdered recently Read more

Bahrain's GFH sees H1 profits fall despite cost cutting

Islamic inverstment firm which bankrolled takeover of Leeds Utd announces net profit of $4.2m Read more

Kuwait's KIPCO posts 11% rise in Q2 net profit

Country's largest investment firm says on track for double digit revenue growth this year Read more

Qatari sheikh hits back at Al Habtoor claims

Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani says HLG should be addressing internal issues rather than launching legal action Read more

Bahraini lender downgraded to junk status by S&P

Al Baraka downgraded on back of increased sovereign and economic risk in regions it operates Read more

Printemps sale to Qataris cleared by French court

Unions had complained they were not sufficiently consulted and informed about transaction Read more

SolarWorld shareholders approve Qatar stake deal

Qatar Solar will take 29% stake in German firm as part of restructuring plan Read more

Dubai tax fugitive named among UK's most wanted

Hussain Chohan is included on new list published by HM Revenue & Customs Read more

Abu Dhabi-backed Carlyle Group returns to profit in Q2

US private equity firm says it has $49bn to spend but good deals in the US are scarce Read more

Qatar fund launches four new projects in Japan

Plans include a science facility, sporting facilities and project for upcoming entrepreneurs Read more

Qatar foreign reserves reach $40bn - report

Gas-rich Gulf state sees surplus in current account rise to US$16.6bn Read more

Bank Muscat eyes 14-15% credit growth in 2013

Oman's largest lender sees credit growing on gov't spending, higher wages for locals Read more

C Suisse's Qatar investment boss quits - sources

Top investment banker Rami Touma quits as lender looks bolster Qatar operations Read more

Gulf bourses upbeat as traders wait on dividends

Middle East markets are expected to remain upbeat on Monday, building on early-year gains Read more

Dubai's ICD begins talks to refinance $2bn loan

Emirate's flagship investment vehicle is scheduled to repay loan in August Read more

UAE attracts $8.2bn FDI in 2012 after Arab Spring

Large amounts of capital fled Egypt, Tunisia, Syria, Yemen and other Arab countries Read more

Vasu Shroff in top honours at Indian CEO Awards

Founder of Dubai textiles giant Regal Group gets Lifetime Achievement Award Read more

Abu Dhabi index seen higher on technicals

The market rose 1.0 percent on Monday, closing at 2,924 points, its highest since March 2010 Read more

EMKE's Yousuffali eyes India bank stake - report

Owner of supermarket chain Lulu eyes 4.99 percent in Catholic Syrian Bank Read more

Dubai's Mashreq sees 10-15% 2013 profit rise

CEO Abdulaziz Al Ghurair "optimistic" following 67 percent jump in 2012 profit Read more

UK bank bailed out after Dubai property gamble

Part of US$70bn used by UK to bail out RBS in 2008 to cover Dubai property deals Read more

Dubai's Safi Qurashi cleared of bouncing $2.7m cheque

UK businessman, who spent three years in jail, cleared by civil court over cheque fraud Read more

Moody's junks Egypt on back of unrest, delayed IMF talks

Ratings agency relegates country to B3, says further downgrades possible Read more

UAE citizens "blindly" signing up for loans - dep pm

Dep PM says banks taking advantage of Emiratis as 1,600 sign up to have debts restructured Read more

Iran's ex-top banker busted in Germany - report

Former governor of Iran's central bank tried to enter country with US$70m cheque Read more

Dubai Group lenders reject debt offer

Struggling investment firm sees offer of 18.5 cents on the dollar rejected by 20 lenders Read more

Dubai’s Nakheel mulls financing for $900m Palm retail projects

The indebted developer recently green light work on the Nakheel Mall and The Pointe Read more

Dubai's Mashreq Q4 profit jumps

Emirate's second largest bank makes profit of US$108.9m on lower provisions Read more

UAE mortgages soared in January over 50% cap

Mortgage brokers say applications soared amid news of cap on home loan lending for expats Read more

Ahli United nets $213m gain from stake sale

Ahli is seeking regional acquisitions after sale of 29.4 percent in Qatar bank Read more

UK firm and Qatar royal in talks for $500m fund for women

The Shariah-compliant vehicle is being developed by London-based is DVK Group Read more

Dubai Islamic Bank posts 33.9 percent Q4 profit boost

Profit rise beats estimates as bank records growth across asset and deposit bases Read more

Sheikh Ahmed “very positive” on $6bn Dubai Group debt talks

 “I hope the Dubai Group will be able to reach an agreement,” he added Read more

Saudi economy will treble by 2050

US$3 trillion estimate will make it the 18th largest economy in the world - analysts Read more

Barclays ducks Qatar questions, ups mis-selling fund

Bank sets aside $1.6 billion to compensate customers for payment protection insurance Read more

Saudi king replaces bourse regulator head

Ex World Bank executive director appointed head of Capital Market Authority Read more

Saudi may react to surprise CMA chairman change

Largest Arab economy mulling allowing foreigners to invest on stock market directly Read more

UAE banks aim to repay $19bn crisis capital

Banks hope to pay debt accrued during global financial crisis using new bonds Read more

UAE banks confirm 75% mortgage cap wish

Emirati lenders formally submit proposal for higher ceiling on expat home loans Read more

ABCN attracts 64 foreign companies

New investment of over AED220m brought into Dubai Read more

UAE developers in crackdown on property 'flippers'

Real estate firms and banks taking steps to prevent rapid on-sale of off-plan properties, common during boom time Read more

Iranian students abroad feel sanctions pinch

Iranian students in the US and Canada says banks are closing their accounts amid sanctions Read more

Mubadala to launch $2bn refinancing

Abu Dhabi investment vehicle to launch revolving credit facility next week Read more

UAE's NBAD quarterly profit tops estimates

Gulf state's largest lender posts 55 percent rise in Q4 profit to US$305.2m Read more

Business confidence rises in Dubai during Q2 - poll

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Survey of companies shows 14 point rise in Business Confidence Index compared to Q2 2012