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Expatriates should be encouraged to invest in the Omani stock market
(Oman Daily Observer - 30/09/2018)

Expatriates make up nearly 45 per cent of Oman’s total population. Together, they remit around a staggering RO 4 billion every year — representing nearly a sixth of Oman’s GDP — to their home countries. While a significant chunk of this goes into

Oman's share index ends marginally higher
(Times of Oman - 27/09/2018)

The MSM30 index ended higher on Wednesday and closed at 4501.41 points, up by 0.36 per cent. MSM Sharia Index closed at 614.26 points, down by 0.18 per cent. Oman Oil Marketing was the most active in terms of volume and in terms of turnover. The top

Tadawul index stays near 3-week high
(Gulf News - 27/09/2018)

Saudi Arabia’s Tadawul stayed near its highest level in three weeks on Wednesday, supported by strong oil prices.<br/> The Tadawul index closed 0.15 per cent lower at 7,893.55, after gaining as much as 1.8 per cent to 7,908.42, the level last seen in

Nasdaq Dubai gets four DP World $3.3 b bond listings
(Gulf News - 27/09/2018)

Nasdaq Dubai has welcomed four new debt listings by the global trade enabler DP World, comprising a one billion US dollar Sukuk and three conventional bonds of $1 billion, €750 million, and £350 million respectively.<br/><br/> The four listings together

Kuwait slips into red turf; volume shrinks
(Arab Times - 27/09/2018)

Kuwait stocks slipped into red on Wednesday following last session’s rebound. The All Shares Index fell 6.12 points in a tame session to 5130.38 pts weighed by Humansoft Holding and some of the mid-caps even as the heavyweights remained largely subdued.

Oman's share index ends losing streak, rises marginally
(Times of Oman - 26/09/2018)

The MSM30 index ended higher on Tuesday and closed at 4485.43 points, up by 0.72 per cent. MSM Sharia Index closed at 615.34 points, down by 0.22 per cent. Gulf Investment Services was the most active in terms of volume while Bank Muscat most active in

Tadawul jumps with oil after last week’s decline
(Gulf News - 26/09/2018)

The Tadawul index jumped more than 1.5 per cent on Tuesday to close in on its highest level in a month as rising oil prices fanned risk appetite for Saudi shares.<br/><br/> The index rose as much as 1.8 per cent to 7,908.42, the level last seen in early

Kuwaiti stocks rev up amid renewed buying
(Arab Times - 26/09/2018)

Kuwait 2 stocks pulled higher on Tuesday reversing the two-day drop. The All Shares Index bounced 46.82 pts to 5136.50 pts paced renewed buying in blue chips and some of the mid-caps even as sentiment got a fillip following the inclusion of Boursa Kuwait

CMA announces the Approval on the IPO of Gulf Steel Works Factory Company's Shares
(Tadawul - 25/09/2018)

.The CMA Board has issued its resolution approving Gulf Steel Works Factory Company's application for the offering of (6,000,000) shares representing (30%) of the Company’s share capital. The Company’s prospectus will be published within sufficient time

Oman's share index declines
(Times of Oman - 25/09/2018)

The MSM30 index ended lower on Monday and closed at 4453.27 points, down by 0.74 per cent. MSM Sharia Index closed at 616.73 points, down by 0.32 per cent. Gulf Investment Services was the most active in terms of volume while Bank Muscat most active in

UAE indices bound in narrow ranges as trade values shrink
(Gulf News - 25/09/2018)

The UAE’s main stocks indices continued to trade within narrow ranges on Monday as trade values dwindled further amid a lack of catalysts to drive much buying or selling activity.<br/><br/> The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) General Index dipped 0.31 per

Stocks sluggish as Boursa Kuwait makes FTSE entry
(Arab Times - 25/09/2018)

Kuwait stocks sagged on Monday even as investor’s toed caution amid bourse’s formal entry into the FTSE Russell index.<br/><br/> The All Shares Index fell 3.65 points in a tame session to 5,089.68 points dragged by some of the heavyweights even as the

Lack of catalysts keeps UAE stocks nearly flat
(Gulf News - 24/09/2018)

A lack of catalysts coupled with low trade values kept the UAE’s main equity indices nearly flat on Sunday, with expectations for Dubai’s stocks still on the bearish side.<br/><br/> The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) index inched down 0.09 per cent to

Upgrading Boursa Kuwait to emerging market ‘vital’: CEO
(Arab Times - 24/09/2018)

Upgrading of Boursa Kuwait, the national stock exchange, to the status of an emerging market is vital for the country’s economic development, said the bourse CEO Khaled Al-Khaled on Sunday.<br/><br/> Speaking to KUNA, Al-Khaled that the first step in

Oman share index ends lower
(Times of Oman - 20/09/2018)

The MSM30 index ended lower on Wednesday and closed at 4,485.06 points, down by 0.24 per cent. MSM Sharia Index closed at 622.01 points, down by 0.06 per cent. Bank Muscat was the most active in terms of volume and in terms of turnover. The top gainer of

Trade values shrink on UAE bourses, indices nearly flat
(Gulf News - 20/09/2018)

Trade values dwindled on the UAE’s stock markets, with the main indices ending nearly flat on Wednesday amid a lack of catalysts to drive any strong trading activity.<br/><br/> The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) General Index closed at 2,740.68, down 0.08

Kuwait bourse extends losses as volume soars
(Arab Times - 20/09/2018)

Kuwait stocks slipped into red on Wednesday extending the losses to third straight session. The All Shares Index dropped 10.78 points in choppy session to 5118.62 points dragged by heavyweights even as the rest remained largely muted.<br/><br/> The

Oman share index ends lower
(Times of Oman - 19/09/2018)

The MSM30 index ended lower on Tuesday and closed at 4,495.69 points, down by 0.45 per cent. MSM Sharia Index closed at 622.37 points, down by 0.03 per cent. Bank Muscat was the most active in terms of volume and in terms of turnover. The top gainer of

UAE stocks end lower as sentiment remains sour
(Gulf News - 19/09/2018)

The UAE’s main stocks indices ended lower on Tuesday, albeit marginally, as sentiment remained sour amid concerns about emerging market stocks and currencies as well as trade tariffs.<br/><br/> The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) index slid 0.33 per cent to

DFM publishes rules on listing, trading Reits
(Gulf News - 19/09/2018)

The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) on Tuesday published a set of rules on the listing and trading of investment funds and Real Estate Investment Trusts (Reits).<br/><br/> The DFM said it prepared the regulations in line with international best practices,

Oman share index ends lower
(Times of Oman - 18/09/2018)

The MSM30 index ended lower on Monday and closed at 4,515.94 points, down by 1.04 per cent. MSM Sharia Index closed at 622.56 points, down by 0.46 cent. Galfar Engineering was the most active in terms of volume and in terms of turnover. The top gainer of

Abu Dhabi index dips 1.7% as emerging markets woes echo
(Gulf News - 18/09/2018)

The Abu Dhabi index was down 1.67 per cent on Monday, amid selling activity in heavyweight banking stocks, as emerging markets in Asia continued their sell-off.<br/><br/> The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange general index (ADX) ended the day at 4,882.85 as

Insurance and real estate equities drag QSE
(Gulf Times - 17/09/2018)

The Qatar Stock Exchange Sunday opened the week weak and its key index retreated below 10,000 levels, mainly dragged by insurance and real estate equities.<br/><br/> Weakened buying interests of foreign funds and increased net selling pressure from local

Oman share index ends higher
(Times of Oman - 17/09/2018)

The MSM30 index ended higher on Sunday and closed at 4,563.20 points, up by 0.10 per cent. MSM Sharia Index closed at 625.45 points, up by 0.09 per cent. Galfar Engineering was the most active in terms of volume and in terms of turnover. The top gainer

Emaar sheds 3.2%, dragging DFM index down
(Gulf News - 17/09/2018)

The Dubai bourse’s main index fell 1.27 per cent on Sunday, driven by declines in heavyweight Emaar whose share price dropped 3.2 per cent. The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) index ended the day at 2,774.09, with lower trade values than usual, of just

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