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  1. MIDEAST STOCKS-Earnings lift UAE mkts but weigh on Qatar, Saudi

    Headlines

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014

    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.

  2. UPDATE 1- UAE lender FGB Q1 net profit rises 27 pct, beats estimates

    Headlines

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014

    * UAB, NBF, NBQ Q1 profit up 34, 27 and 9 pct respectively (Adds detail, context, other UAE lender results)

  3. UAE lender FGB Q1 net profit rises 27 pct, beats estimates

    Headlines

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014

    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.

  4. iShares registers 2 Middle East funds and 1 target date bond fund

    Headlines

    Thu, 17 Apr 2014

    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

  5. Cricket-News agencies to boycott IPL over photo restrictions

    Headlines

    Tue, 15 Apr 2014

    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.

  6. MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Egypt climb, UAE mkts dip again

    Headlines

    Tue, 15 Apr 2014

    * But Takaful Emarat rises after forecasting Q1, full-year profit

  7. MIDEAST STOCKS- UAE , Qatar mkts close off lows as profit-taking eases

    Headlines

    Mon, 14 Apr 2014

    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.

  8. New UAE law to award 10 pct of govt contracts to SMEs

    Headlines

    Sun, 13 Apr 2014

    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.

  9. From Barron’s, April 14, 2014 (Part 1)

    Commentary

    Sat, 12 Apr 2014

    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

  10. One foreign health worker dies, five infected with MERS in UAE -agency

    Headlines

    Fri, 11 Apr 2014

    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.

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