For as long as Gulf economies rely on oil, crude will be a factor in determining how investors trade regional markets. But right now, politics is king.
With Qatar increasingly isolated from its Gulf neighbors in an escalating geopolitical crisis, the economic and financial implications are starting to emerge.
Saudi Arabian stocks declined the most in the Gulf as the kingdom’s equities traded for the first time in a week, tracking a sell-off across developing...
Dubai’s Shuaa Capital PSC started talks for a potential combination with an Abu Dhabi entity, joining a stream of mergers in the Gulf’s financial industry.
Abu Dhabi Financial Group agreed to a reverse merger with Shuaa Capital PSC that will create a bank managing $12.8 billion of assets.
The biggest listed property developer in the holiest city for the Islamic world is failing to lure investors amid a slowdown in the real estate market.
More than 20 Gulf financial institutions with total assets exceeding $1 trillion are in merger talks, part of an unprecedented wave of consolidation in the...
It’s an investment summit in the shadow of a killing: stripped of the glitz and glamor of business titans who last year flew in to woo a young prince and be a...
Lenders in the United Arab Emirates will come under pressure this year as a property and retail slump take its toll.
On the face of it, Emirates NBD PJSC’s acquisition of Turkey’s Denizbank AS has become about $1 billion cheaper.