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  • Tuesday, January 3- 2017 at 13:12

    Dubai Financial Market planning to allow short-selling

    * Move planned to increase trading liquidity * Gulf regulators have shied away till now due to fears it will destabilise markets * Bourse plans to introduce covered short-selling in Q1 2017   …

  • Tuesday, January 3- 2017 at 13:04

    Exec pay is crying out for a race to the bottom

    * Corporate pay packages are today extremely high compared to average workers’ * Countries are debating rough rules on executive pay to defeat this scenario * There are chief execs who take very …

  • Tuesday, January 3- 2017 at 12:49

    Oman seeks banks’ proposals for dual-tenor international bond issue: sources

    * Sultanate has asked international lenders to submit proposals for a US dollar debt transaction * Source: government keeping an open mind on whether issue would be in conventional bonds or sukuk *…

  • Tuesday, January 3- 2017 at 12:41

    Saudi Arabia to raise Febuary term crude prices to Asia

    * Saudi Arabia is expected to raise prices for all grades of crude it sells to Asia * Bigger price hike for Arab Heavy on strong fuel oil margins * Price hikes “expected given stronger Dubai s…

  • Tuesday, January 3- 2017 at 09:37

    Emaar Hospitality Group: The world’s safest hotel chain?

    * Emaar Hospitality Group becomes first hotel chain to win ISO 28000: 2007 certification * Framework evaluates security as a core business function and integrates security prerogatives across all ac…