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Global market reaction to a week of the Israel-Gaza crisis

Oil and gas markets have been where the nervousness has been most evident due to fears that Israel could become bigger

DAE secures $1.6bn from multi-tranche financing deal

UAE’s DAE secures $1.6bn from multi-tranche financing deal

The facility was structured as a combination of revolving credit facilities and term financing facilities

Bank of China lists $300m bonds on Nasdaq Dubai

Bank of China lists $300m bonds on Nasdaq Dubai

The bank shall use the proceeds for general corporate purposes

Diego Wuergler, Head Investment Advisory, Bank Julius Baer

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Here are key tips to help you make the decision

Global bonds tumble as UK tax cuts deliver fresh headwinds

Equities and other risk assets also dropped and the pound sank to a record low

bu Dhabi Securities Exchange lists $8.25 billion of TAQA bonds

Abu Dhabi’s ADX lists Taqa bonds valued at $8.25bn

The bonds were largely issued as part of TAQA’s Global Medium Term Note Programme and are listed on the London Stock Exchange

How much crypto should be in your investment portfolio?

Investors may have more visibility around cryptocurrencies in the years ahead, notes Bloomberg Opinion columnist Nir Kaissar

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Kuwait bourse plans derivatives trading amid push for more IPOs

The Kuwaiti stock exchange plans to introduce a central counterparty service for the cash market by the end of the year

Air pollution costs wider Mideast $141bn, World Bank says

The findings will likely add to growing interest in green and sustainability-linked bonds and loans in the region

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Emirates Development Bank lists $750m bond on Nasdaq Dubai

Dubai’s US-dollar denominated debt listings are now valued at $98.5bn

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Dubai repays 10-year $500m bond certificates

The 10-year note, under the Euro Medium Term Note Programme, reached maturity on June 22, 2021

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Abu Dhabi’s Emirates Development Bank closes $750m five-year bond

This was the second USD transaction issued under EDB’s $3bn Euro Medium Term Note programme

UAE federal bank planning second-ever sale of dollar debt

The money would go toward supporting companies in sectors considered a priority for the economy

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ADX lists $1bn bonds issued by Abu Dhabi Ports

The exchange’s market capitalisation increased 27 per cent during the first quarter of 2021 to Dhs940bn

Abu Dhabi Ports

Abu Dhabi Ports issues $1bn 10-year bond

The issuance was more than 4.5 times oversubscribed

Saudi Arabia returns to dollar-debt market to boost finances

The price of Brent crude is still below what most of the region’s economies need to balance their budgets

Saudi Arabia aims to raise over $5bn in bond-market return

No final decision on the timing has been made

Oman returns to debt market as rally reduces borrowing costs

The sultanate raised $500m in a tap of its bonds due in 2027 and 2032


Dubai repays 10-year $750m bonds certificates

The 10-year Euro Medium Term Note Programme reached maturity on October 5

Dubai to raise bonds privately to bolster finances

The emirate raised Dhs1bn through a private placement of eight-year Islamic bonds at a rate of 4.71 per cent earlier this month

National Bank Of Oman Picks Banks For Potential Bond Sale

Should it issue, NBO would become the second Omani bank to issue a bond, after Bank Muscat printed a $500 million five-year deal in March 2013.

UAE Has No Plans To Issue Bonds

Finance Minister Sheikh Hamdan says the country will fill any gap “from its own resources.”