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Thursday 12-01-2017


 12/01/2017

Arabian Business

The banking sector in the UAE operated in an environment of new market realities in 2016. Revised oil prices, China’s slowdown and regional conflicts are some of the persistent stories that weighed heavily over local and international indices.

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Arabian Business

It would be premature to decide whether an agreement among OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers to cut output, reached late last year, needs to be extended beyond six months, the United Arab Emirates' energy minister said on Wednesday.

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Gulf News

Oil prices fell to their lowest level in a month after hitting a 18-month high as compliance issues on the November accord weighed on sentiment in the backdrop of elevated long positions in the commodity.

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Gulf News

Weakening economic activity resulting in low gross domestic product (GDP) growth across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is expected to apply further downward pressure on sovereign credit ratings of many countries, according to Standard & Poor’s.

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Gulf News

There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing a career to pursue. A major consideration is whether or not the job offers a work-life balance. Is the nature of work flexible or manageable? Does it offer good career growth prospects? Or does it pay a lot of money?

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Arabian Business

At a time of global geopolitical uncertainty, fuelled by Brexit’s potential domino effect on the European Union’s cohesiveness, the feebleness of Italian banks, the as of yet non-decipherable polices of America’s President-elect Donald Trump and heightened strains between world powers, I envision the UAE emerging as a go-to safe haven for foreign and local investors.

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Gulf News

Debt issuance from the GCC is expected to surge in 2017 with sovereign issuers leading while conventional bonds outstripping sukuk both in terms of amounts raised and number of issues, according to market analysts. The decline in oil prices over the past two years has pushed GCC countries to raise capital to fund the expected budget deficits in the near term as the surpluses accumulated over the past decade or more could support future deficits for only a limited period of time.

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