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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

Kuwait market closes in red; volume swells
(Arab Times - 17/09/2018)

Kuwait stocks sagged on Sunday as it opened the week on a dull note. The All Shares Index, after a firm start, fell 4.68 points to 5,134.88 points weighed by National Bank of Kuwait and Humansoft Holding even as the overall mood remained mixed.<br/><br/>

ADX to host annual meeting of Arab Federation of Exchanges
(Gulf News - 16/09/2018)

The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) will host the annual meetings of the Arab Federation of Exchanges (AFE) in Abu Dhabi on 16th-17th September in the presence of a number of CEOs of member stock exchanges and general managers of clearing settlement

UAE markets churn in consolidation
(Gulf News - 16/09/2018)

The Dubai Financial Market General Index (DFMGI) fell by 16.73 or 0.59 per cent last week to close at 2,809.87. Market breadth was close to even, with 17 advancing issues and 15 declining, while volume jumped.<br/><br/> Usually, volume is not too

Strong performance of general index supported by leading stocks
(Oman Daily Observer - 16/09/2018)

The performance of the Muscat Securities Market Index last week was an accurate reflection of our expectations and recommendations outlined in recent reports, in which we pointed to the start of an improved performance and the need to invest in leading

Boursa Kuwait launches new educational portal
(Trade Arabia - 16/09/2018)

Boursa Kuwait has announced the launch of a new, free of charge digital education portal, ‘Boursa Academy Online’, aimed to promote capital market literacy among new and professional retail investors.<br/><br/> The fully-digital education portal aims at

Oman share index ends higher
(Times of Oman - 13/09/2018)

The MSM30 index ended higher on Wednesday and closed at 4,530.55 points, up by 0.99 per cent. MSM Sharia Index closed at 620.93 points, up by 0.60 per cent. Gulf Investment Services was the most active in terms of volume while Bank Muscat was most active

Abu Dhabi index slides 1.2% as Etisalat dips
(Gulf News - 13/09/2018)

The Abu Dhabi bourse’s main index fell 1.17 per cent on Wednesday amid profit-taking activity following strong gains over the past two weeks. The index ended the day at 4,934.44, inching away from the 5,000 mark it had been slowly approaching over the

Kuwait stocks retreat further; volume rises
(Arab Times - 13/09/2018)

Kuwait stocks pulled lower on Wednesday as the market reopened after one-day break. The All Shares Index fell 10.04 pts in sluggish trade to 5126.37 points weighed by Kuwait National Cinema Co and some of the heavyweights even as the overall mood

Saudi Arabia expected to announce dollar sukuk sale soon–sources
(Gulf News - 12/09/2018)

Saudi Arabia is expected to announce soon a potential new US dollar-denominated sukuk deal, sources familiar with the matter said. <br/><br/> The size of the planned sukuk, or Islamic bond, is to be determined and depends on market appetite, but it is

DFM index nearly flat as trade remains in tight range
(Gulf News - 12/09/2018)

The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) index was little changed on Tuesday, sliding 0.58 per cent to close at 2,832.98, as it continued to trade in narrow ranges.<br/><br/> Trading values on the bourse were also lower from a session earlier, at Dh299.9

QSE benchmark index inches towards 10,000 mark
(The Peninsula - 12/09/2018)

As stocks mostly fell around the region yesterday, the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) benchmark index extended the rally gaining 0.42 percent to close at 9,931.07 points, after climbing 1.2 percent on Monday.<br/><br/> Stock opened the trading day to give up

Banking stocks drive ADX index 1.4 per cent higher
(Gulf News - 11/09/2018)

Abu Dhabi’s main bourse index jumped 1.39 per cent on Monday driven by gains on banking stocks, which continued to rise on news of a possible merger.<br/><br/> The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) general index ended at 4,986.28 as it continued to

Saudi market reverses some losses after last week’s plunge
(Arab News - 10/09/2018)

Gulf stock markets closed on a positive note on Sunday, reversing some of their losses earlier in the day. The Saudi index in particular ended up gaining 0.6 percent, after having plunged last week on foreign investors’ concerns over emerging markets

Kuwait stocks kick off week with a downtick
(Arab Times - 10/09/2018)

Kuwait stocks sagged Sunday after eking modest gains in the previous week. The All Shares Index dropped 10.87 points in sluggish trading to close at 5,138.55 points weighed by some of the mid-caps even as the overall sentiment remained mixed.<br/><br/>

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