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Oman shares end marginally higher
(Times of Oman - 16/08/2018)

The MSM30 index ended higher on Wednesday and closed at 4,389.44 points, up by 0.37 per cent. MSM Sharia Index closed at 606.15 points, up by 0.07 per cent. Bank Muscat was the most active in terms of volume and in terms of turnover. The top gainer of

Other UAE banks attract attention as Emirates NBD extends falls
(Gulf News - 16/08/2018)

Emirates NBD shares fell on Wednesday, extending losses for the eighth session, as traders shifted to other banks like Dubai Islamic Bank and First Abu Dhabi Bank.<br/><br/> Emirates NBD closed 2.28 per cent lower to Dh8.99. Shares Emirates NBD, which

DFM and ADX achieve 100% compliance
(The Gulf Today - 16/08/2018)

The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) on Wednesday announced that its local public listed companies have recorded a 100 per cent compliance regarding the disclosure of Q2-2018 results within the deadline of 45 days from the end of the period.<br/><br/> The

Oman share index ends lower
(Times of Oman - 15/08/2018)

The MSM30 index ended lower on Tuesday and closed at 4,373.08 points, down by 0.20 per cent. MSM Sharia Index closed at 605.72 points, up by 0.04 per cent. Oman Cement was the most active in terms of volume and in terms of turnover. The top gainer of the

Dubai index sheds 0.22% despite strong Emaar results
(Gulf News - 15/08/2018)

Emirates NBD weighed on the Dubai index for a third straight day on Tuesday, and even strong second quarter results from Emaar failed to cheer the market.<br/><br/> The Dubai Financial Market General index closed 0.22 per cent lower at 2,840.89, after

Kuwait index ticks up in ‘lackluster’ session
(Arab Times - 15/08/2018)

Kuwait stocks ticked higher on Tuesday stemming the three-day retreat. The All Shares Main Index rose 3.35 pts in lackluster session to 5,217.96 points as counters closed narrowly mixed. Some of the tech shares notched robust gains.<br/><br/> The Premier

Oman share index ends lower
(Times of Oman - 14/08/2018)

The MSM30 index ended lower on Monday and closed at 4,381.92 points, down by 0.55 per cent. MSM Sharia Index closed at 605.47 points, down by 0.07 per cent. Bank Nizwa was the most active in terms of volume and in terms of turnover. The top gainer of the

Turkey storm felt in Dubai index through Emirates NBD
(Gulf News - 14/08/2018)

The contagion impact from the crisis in Turkey was being felt in Dubai, along with other emerging markets.<br/><br/> The impact was felt largely through Emirates NBD, which recently entered an agreement with a Russian Bank to buy a bank in Turkey. And

Qatar shares tumble as Turkey’s currency crisis alarms investors
(Arab News - 13/08/2018)

Qatar stocks led losses across the Gulf on Sunday as the Turkish currency crisis unsettled investors. Every regional index ended the day in negative territory. The Doha measure declined by 2.6 percent as investors sold banks with investments in

Oman share index ends lower
(Times of Oman - 13/08/2018)

The MSM30 index ended lower on Sunday and closed at 4,406.35 points, down by 0.56 per cent. MSM Sharia Index closed at 605.87 points, down by 0.31 per cent. Al Anwar Holding was the most active in terms of volume while Phoenix Power was most active in

Dubai index sees sharpest fall in 1 month
(Gulf News - 13/08/2018)

The Dubai index fell more than 1 per cent on Sunday, its sharpest fall since July 2, as shares like Emirates NBD and DAMAC Properties weighed on sentiment.<br/><br/> The Dubai Financial Market General index closed 1.05 per cent lower to 2,889.45. The

Kuwait equities retreat into red, volume drops
(Arab Times - 13/08/2018)

Kuwait stocks swung lower on Sunday following last week’s winning spree. The All Shares Index dipped 23.99 pts in choppy trade to 5256.87 points as profit taking dragged most of the heavyweights into red.<br/><br/> The Premier Market skidded 31.74 points

MSM weekly performance best in GCC
(Oman Daily Observer - 12/08/2018)

The performance of the general index improved during the past week on relatively better investment sentiment, investment positions by individuals in a number of leading companies and capturing opportunities in equities, which were trading at attractive

ADX distributes over $6 billion in cash dividends
(Trade Arabia - 12/08/2018)

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), the region’s leading financial market, has distributed more than Dh23.4 billion ($6.37 billion) in cash dividends to around 406,000 investors on behalf of listed companies in 2018,a media report said.<br/><br/> The

Boursa Kuwait ends trading in green
(Arab Times - 12/08/2018)

Boursa Kuwait ended last week in the green zone. The Premier Market Index closed at 5,455.85 points, up by 1.99%, the Main Market Index increased by 0.34% after closing at 4,963.10 points, and the All-Share Index closed at 5,280.86 points up by 1.44%.

Oman share index ends lower
(Times of Oman - 09/08/2018)

The MSM30 index ended lower on Wednesday and closed at 4,435.72 points, down by 0.27 per cent. MSM Sharia index closed at 609.83 points, down by 0.55 per cent. National Bank of Oman was the most active in terms of volume and in terms of turnover. The top

Institutional investors snap up FAB, buoying ADX
(Gulf News - 09/08/2018)

First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) witnessed an aggressive accumulation on Tuesday, lending support to the Abu Dhabi Securities Index (ADX) General Index and extending gains beyond their highest in almost four years.<br/><br/> About 10.71 million FAB shares

Oman share index ends higher
(Times of Oman - 08/08/2018)

Muscat Securities Market (MSM) continued stronger for the third consecutive days, gaining by 0.62 per cent and closed at 4,447.71 points. The MSM Sharia Index closed at 613.21 points, up 0.11 per cent. Galfar Engineering continued to be the most active

Abu Dhabi index extends gains from 3-year high
(Gulf News - 08/08/2018)

The Abu Dhabi index rose on Tuesday, extending gains for another session to its highest level in more than three years, leading regional gains, on the back of buying in banking shares.<br/><br/> The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange general index hit a high

Kuwait stocks extend gains in tame session
(Arab Times - 08/08/2018)

Kuwait stocks headed north on Tuesday extending the gains to fifth straight session. The All Shares Index climbed 20 points to 5,279.05 points paced by Humansoft Holding and some of the heavyweights even as the overall sentiment remained soggy.<br/><br/>

Oman share index ends higher
(Times of Oman - 07/08/2018)

MSM stocks continued with its gaining momentum for the second day and the benchmark index gained 1.14 per cent before closing at 4,420.34 points. The MSM Sharia Index closed at 612.56 points, up 0.14 per cent. Galfar Engineering was the most active in

FAB powers Abu Dhabi index to 52-week high
(Gulf News - 07/08/2018)

The Abu Dhabi index gained more than 1.5 per cent on Monday, jumping to its highest level in 52 weeks, on the back of continued buying in First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) shares.<br/><br/> The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange general index closed at 4,883.54, up

ADX index at highest level in three years
(The Gulf Today - 07/08/2018)

Gains in energy and banking stocks lifted the Abu Dhabi index to its highest level in almost three years, while financial stocks lifted Kuwaiti shares, as the two markets led gains across most Gulf exchanges on Monday.<br/><br/> The Abu Dhabi index ended

Kuwait bourse closes up in volatile session
(Arab Times - 07/08/2018)

Kuwait stocks pulled higher on Monday as it continued its winning streak to fourth consecutive session. The All Shares Index climbed 16.78 points in choppy trade to 5,259.05 pts led by banks and some of the other blue chips. The Premier Market jumped

GCC inclusion in JP Morgan's bond index could lead to $30bn of inflows
(The National - 06/08/2018)

The inclusion of Arabian Gulf region into JP Morgan’s widely tracked emerging market government bond gauge could lead to $30 billion of inflows and lower borrowing costs for the individual states, according to a new report.<br/><br/> The inclusion in the

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