Asian stocks fell on Wednesday as investors feared fresh rate cuts in China would not be enough stabilise its cooling economy or halt a collapse in its stock markets.
China's key share indexes attempted to move higher several
World stock markets tumbled on Friday and US oil prices dove briefly below $40 a barrel sparked by fresh evidence of slowing growth in China, sending investors scurrying to the safety of bonds and gold.
Stocks on Wall Street and i
Investors were caught completely off-guard this week after Burgan Bank announced that it could redeem subordinated bonds ahead of time, raising concerns that bondholders have grown complacent about regulatory risk across the Middle East.
Investors will be able to buy and sell a fresh set of Government Development Bonds from today (August 19) following their listing on the Bahrain Bourse (BHB) yesterday. In a statement, BHB said the bonds, floated to raise BD100 million ($263 m
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
Investors will be able to buy and sell Government Development Bonds from today following their listing on the Bahrain Bourse (BHB) yesterday (August 5). In a statement, the exchange said the bonds, floated to raise BD150 million ($394.9 millio
A BD150 million ($394.9 million) Government Development Bond issue yesterday (July 26) opened to direct subscription through the primary market, Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced in a statement.
Bahraini and non-Bahraini investors ca
Saudi Arabia has issued bonds worth SR15 billion ($4 billion) to local banks this year to finance its budget deficit, its central bank governor was quoted as saying by Al-Iqtisadiya daily on Friday.
The bonds will help pay for a b
Kuwait is considering issuing bonds among various options to finance a budget deficit created by low oil prices, Finance Minister Anas al-Saleh said on Thursday.
"Going to the market and issuing bonds and so on, could it happ
Moody's Investors Service, has today affirmed the Aa3 senior secured bond ratings of Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas (II) (RasGas II) and Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited (3) (RasGas 3).
The outlook remains st