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QE, Islamic Faculty sign MoU on investment education, training (Gulf Times - 31/12/2012)

The Qatar Exchange (QE) and the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS) of Hamad Bin Khalifa University yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding for co-operation in the field of education, training and consultation in terms of investment products.

Saudi bourse leads Arab bourse recovery in ’12 (Saudi Gazette - 31/12/2012)

Most Arab stock markets registered an increase as 2012 ends, with Saudi Arabia and the UAE emerging as the star performers throughout the year, as their combined market capitalization swelled by nearly $49 billion, figures from the Abu Dhabi-based Arab

Qatar bourse extends losing streak to 6th day (Gulf Times - 31/12/2012)

The bearish spell continued for the sixth day on the Qatar Exchange yesterday, mainly on the selling pressure from domestic institutions. Micro, mid and large cap stocks witnessed greater profit-booking as the 20-stock QE Index (based on price data)

Heavy weights drag QE Index lower (Gulfbase.com - 30/12/2012)

The Qatar Exchange continued stepping its way lower in the red territory on Sunday 30th Dec 2012. The index dropping 10.85 points or 0.14 percent reached at 8,300.37 levels. Micro Cap, Med Cap and Large Cap indices ended the session in red zone.

ADX Closes the Session Just Above the Break – Even Line (Gulfbase.com - 30/12/2012)

The contest between bulls and bears ended without any significant change at Abu Dhabi stock market on Monday, as ADX General Index closed just above the break-even line, adding a nominal 1.46 points or 0.06 percent. The market breadth was favorable with

Qatar Exchange signs MoU with QFIS (Press Release - 30/12/2012)

Qatar Exchange and the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies - Hamad Bin Khalifa University today signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation between the two sides in the field of education, training and consultation in terms of investment products

Tadawul Index Drops 21.47 Points in the Early Trade (Gulfbase.com - 30/12/2012)

The Saudi stock market inched down to reach at 6,855.59 levels during the first hour of trading on Sunday 30th Dec 2012. The index while trading between a range of 31 points dropped 21.47 points or 0.31 percent. The market breadth was strongly negative

QE Index Retreats to 8,308.67 Points in the Early Trade (Gulfbase.com - 30/12/2012)

The Qatar Exchange hovers between small gains and losses during the first couple of hours trading on Sunday 30th Dec 2012. The index trimming 2.55 points retreated to 8,308.67. QE sectors indices mostly turned red. Only Insurance and Telecom sectors

ADX Declines Slightly in the Early Trade (Gulfbase.com - 30/12/2012)

The ADX General Index initiated today’s travel on a negative note. The index trimming 3.63 points or 0.13 percent reached at 2,621.88 points during the first couple of hours trading on Sunday 30th Dec 2012. Industrial and Banks were the declining sectors

Traditional end of year market rally fails to materialise (The National - 30/12/2012)

Equity brokers are reining in hopes of bigger trading volumes in the new year amid a slow return of investor appetite for riskier asset classes. A traditional end of year rally - which usually takes place in the last two months of the year - failed to

Record budget pushes Saudi stocks forward (Saudi Gazette - 30/12/2012)

Saudi Arabian shares rose the most in a week on expectations the government’s record budget expenditure for 2013 will support economic growth. The benchmark Tadawul All Share Index gained 0.15 percent to 6,877.06, the most since Dec. 22, at the close

QE strives to become natural choice of investment in Gulf (Gulf Times - 30/12/2012)

Having laid solid foundations, NYSE Euronext reduced its exposure to the Qatar Exchange, which somehow, lost yet another chance in 2012 to make it to the “emerging” market status on the global index compiler MSCI Index despite making efforts to

Tadawul gains on economic optimism (Arab News - 30/12/2012)

Saudi stocks closed slightly higher yesterday after the government announced a 2013 state budget, which analysts said was likely to support continued strong economic growth next year. The Tadawul All Share Index gained 0.2 percent, the most since Dec.

Weekly Market Report (Gulf Times - 30/12/2012)

The Qatar Exchange (QE) Index lost 131.29 points, or 1.56%, during the week, to close at 8,311.22 points. Market capitalisation decreased by 1.15% to reach QR457.5 billion as compared to QR462.8 billion at the end of the previous week. Out of the 42

Record budget pushes Saudi stocks forward (Saudi Gazette - 30/12/2012)

Saudi Arabian shares rose the most in a week on expectations the government’s record budget expenditure for 2013 will support economic growth. The benchmark Tadawul All Share Index gained 0.15 percent to 6,877.06, the most since Dec. 22, at the close

KSE trades generally lackluster amid quarterly anticipation (KUNA - 29/12/2012)

Main indexes of Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) were generally mixed in trading in sessions of the past week, according to Al-Oula brokerage company. Although some investors pinned some hopes on results of the last quarter of the year, the national bourse

Tadawul starts the week on a positive note, up 0.24% (Gulfbase.com - 29/12/2012)

The Saudi stock market inched up to reach at 6,882.87 levels during the first hour of trading on Saturday 29th Dec 2012. The index while trading between a range of 33 points added 16.16 points or 0.24 percent. The market breadth was strongly positive

Dubai's DFM Company rises on outlook (The National - 29/12/2012)

Dubai Financial Market Company, the only stock market in the region to sell its shares to the public, advanced the most in more than two months amid expectations that higher trading volumes over the last quarter of the year will improve the company's

Qatari bourse index down 0.19 percent (The Peninsula - 28/12/2012)

Qatar Exchange index was down 16.16 points or 0.19 percent to 8,311.22 points yesterday from the previous closing of 8,327.38 points. Among the top losers were Qatar National Bank whose share dropped 0.38 percent to QR129.50, Commercial Bank of Qatar

DFM index climbs 0.4% (Reuters - 28/12/2012)

Dubai’s small-caps helped the bourse extend gains as retail investors dominated, but other regional markets were mixed. There was little institutional activity as many investors were away on holidays. Deyaar Development and Ajman Bank rose 2.9 and 3.0

Saudi stock market to offer ‘strong relative value’ in 2013 (Arab News - 28/12/2012)

Shares in Saudi Arabia will offer the “value story” across emerging markets next year as stable oil prices and government spending are set to attract more investors to the stock market, according to analysts. "I think the Saudi market should offer strong

Market cap reaches to SR1.41 trillion (Gulfbase.com - 28/12/2012)

Saudi Arabia's benchmark stock index reflecting a 3-day fall during the week, closed at 6,866.71 points last week, trimming only 21.88 points or 0.32 percent for the entire week. Its weekly trading range narrowed to 78.2 points as compared to previous

QE Index Continues its Downward March (Gulfbase.com - 27/12/2012)

The Qatar Exchange continued following its downward trend and closed the Thursday’s trading session in red at 8,311.22, down 0.2 percent as compared to the yesterday’s performance. Small cap, micro cap and large cap indices ended the session in red zone.

ADX Advances Slightly (Gulfbase.com - 27/12/2012)

The ADX General Index bucked the 2 day negative trend and turned green on its last trading day of the week. The index while adding 6.83 points or 0.26 percent reached at 2,625.51 points on Thursday 27th Dec 2012. All the market cap indices ended the

QE Index Continues its Downward Momentum in the Early Trading (Gulfbase.com - 27/12/2012)

The Qatar Exchange continued its downward momentum during the first couple of hours trading on 27th Dec 2012, Thursday. The index dropping 16.11 points reached at 8,310.26 levels. The market breadth was strongly negative as only 6 stocks witnessed

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