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UAE could invest further $1.4 bln in Britain this year, UK trade official says
Middle East

UAE could invest further $1.4 bln in Britain this year, UK trade official says

DUBAI, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates could invest at least a further one billion pounds ($1.4 billion)…
Bahrain government deficit down 35% in H1 2021 – ministry
Middle East

Bahrain government deficit down 35% in H1 2021 – ministry

CAIRO, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Bahrain’s government deficit reached 520 million Dinars ($1.38 billion) in the first half of 2021,…
Ethiopia signs $907 mn financing pact with World Bank
World

Ethiopia signs $907 mn financing pact with World Bank

Ethiopia’s finance ministry signed a $907 million financing agreement with the World Bank on Friday geared towards improving access to…
NBE reduces interest rate on 3-year Platinum Certificates
Business

NBE reduces interest rate on 3-year Platinum Certificates

The National Bank of Egypt reduced the interest rate or return on its three-year Platinum Certificates, the return of which…
Analysts’ View: World markets whipsaw on knife-edge US election
Business

Analysts’ View: World markets whipsaw on knife-edge US election

(Reuters) – US stock market futures struggled for direction amid some wild swings while longer dated Treasury yields buckled on…
Bloated public salaries at heart of Iraq’s economic woes
Middle East

Bloated public salaries at heart of Iraq’s economic woes

BAGHDAD (AP) — Long-time Iraqi civil servant Qusay Abdul-Amma panicked when his monthly salary was delayed. Days of waiting turned…
Vatican releases financial figures, says it may have been swindled
World

Vatican releases financial figures, says it may have been swindled

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Vatican on Thursday released its most detailed-ever financial figures and, as it comes under scrutiny…
Middle East stocks: Most Gulf markets gain; Saudi bourse slips
Middle East

Middle East stocks: Most Gulf markets gain; Saudi bourse slips

(Reuters) – Most Middle Eastern markets ended higher on Wednesday, with Bahrain outperforming the region, while bank stocks weighed on…
Egypt honors ‘Top 50 Women of 2019’
Egypt

Egypt honors ‘Top 50 Women of 2019’

Egypt’s Ministry of Planning and Economic Development honored 50 women, many of them leaders in the finance and banking sectors,…
As nations bicker, a greener future evolves in finance
Environment

As nations bicker, a greener future evolves in finance

Away from the toxic atmosphere at climate summit talks, in boardrooms, banks and trading houses, a transformation in green finance…
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