DUBAI, April 23 (Reuters) - Dubai's bourse led gains in the Gulf on Wednesday, lifted by strong first-quarter results and other positive news from listed companies, while Abu Dhabi and Qatar edged up.
* UAB, NBF, NBQ Q1 profit up 34, 27 and 9 pct respectively (Adds detail, context, other UAE lender results)
DUBAI, April 23 (Reuters) - First Gulf Bank (FGB), the second largest lender by market value in the United Arab Emirates , posted a 27 percent jump in first-quarter net profit on Wednesday, beating analysts' forecasts.
The iShares MSCI UAE Capped ETF ( UAE ) and Qatar Capped ETF ( QAT ) were filed yesterday, a month before both countries will be reclassified from frontier markets to emerging by MSCI; the ETFs will track the equity markets of each. iShare also
April 15 (Reuters) - A number of news agencies have decided against covering cricket's Indian Premier League Twenty20 competition in India and the United Arab Emirates , due to the exclusion of some photo agencies from covering matches.
* But Takaful Emarat rises after forecasting Q1, full-year profit
DUBAI, April 14 (Reuters) - Investors in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Qatar booked profits for a second day on Monday as global markets remained gloomy and tension grew between Russia and the West over Ukraine. But all three bourses later recovered to different degrees.
ABU DHABI, April 13 (Reuters) - Planned United Arab Emirates legislation aiming to boost the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises will require 10 percent of future federal government contracts to be awarded to SMEs, the economy minister said on Sunday.
what is coming. The frontier-market currencies have been falling. On June 2, the MSCI Frontier-Market Index will remove UAE and Qatar , the best performing and overweight countries in the Index now. After the change, Kuwait and Nigeria will have the
DUBAI, April 11 (Reuters) - One expatriate health worker has died from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and five others have been infected with the disease in the United Arab Emirates , state news agency WAM reported on Friday.