Money managers from Mark Mobius to John Burbank are bullish on Saudi Arabia, where stocks are producing the world’s best risk-adjusted gains in 2012 with lower volatility than longer-term U.S. Treasuries.
The BLOOMBERG RISKLESS RETURN RANKING shows the Tadawul All Share Index climbed 2.5 percent this year through yesterday after adjusting for price swings, the biggest advance among equity gauges in 73 nations, as oil rallied and speculation grew that the world’s biggest crude exporter will remove restrictions on foreign investors. Volatility in Saudi Arabia is the third- lowest among the world’s 25 biggest markets and dropped below that of the Bloomberg/EFFAS U.S. Government 10+ Year Index of long-term bonds for the first time since 1996.
du to enhance 4G service
In its efforts to enhance the user experience on its 4G LTE network, du - the Middle East’s fastest growing telecommunications service provider announced yet another milestone with the successful fie
QCB set to issue QR4bn T-Bills
The T-bills, to be issued on Tuesday, will include QR2bn worth for three month period and QR1bn each of six-month and nine-month maturity period, the Central Bank said on its website.
Saudis occupy 35 percent of hotel rooms in Dubai
Dubai is once again proving to be the choicest destination for Saudis this summer, with hotels in the city showing 35 percent occupancy by them during the Eid Al-Fitr holidays, Al-Riyadh daily report
Gateway Earth Station coming up in Oman
US-based global telecom services provider ORBCOMM says its Oman partner Mahd Telecom has been granted regulatory approval to roll out wireless machine-to-machine communications services targeted at,