Global equities rebounded on Friday from an initial selloff to close the week with strong gains while US bond prices climbed after a weak employment report increased worry about slowing global growth.
The economy created 142,000 j
Middle East fund managers favour United Arab Emirates stock markets over other bourses by a large margin as the region struggles with low oil prices and an unstable global environment, a monthly Reuters survey shows.
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Weak oil prices and global equity prices hit Gulf stock markets on Tuesday, with Saudi Arabia and Qatar dropping the most as they reopened after a long Eid Al-Adha break.
The Saudi stock index closed 1.4 per cent lower. Brent crud
Oil prices jumped more than 4.5 per cent on Thursday after a rally in equity markets and an unexpected fall in US crude inventories, but worries over the Chinese economy and a global oil glut kept the outlook uncertain.
Equities are likely to provide a greater reward than bonds in the immediate future, said an industry expert, highlighting an ‘overweight’ in developed markets equities with a strong ‘underweight’ in high yield and e
The US dollar held broad gains in Asia on Monday as investors looked ahead to higher interest rates from the Federal Reserve, while gold slumped to five-year lows as a lack of global inflation left little to hedge against.
European equities are set to remain positive on the outlook should an €86 billion bailout never happen, despite expecting near term volatility given the recent strength in markets, according to an expert.
World equity prices rallied on Monday as investors welcomed a conditional agreement to negotiations aimed at keeping Greece afloat with a bailout and to stay within the euro zone.
European equities surged almost 2 per cent while W
The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) recorded its highest Open Interest (OI) of 94,056 contracts while volumes on the Exchange jumped 11 per cent from last year to top six million contracts during the first half (H1) of the year.
Bahrain has the world's second-highest density of millionaires with 123 out of every 1,000 households holding private wealth greater than $1 million, according to a new report.
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