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Top art collection to sell for $85m at auction

A major collection of modern and contemporary art assembled by two of the 20th century's most prominent collectors is expected to fetch more than $85 million when it hits the auction block next month, Sotheby's said. The s

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Algeria awards four of 31 oil, gas fields in auction

Algeria awarded four of 31 oil and gas field blocks on offer to foreign consortiums in its first energy auction since 2011 and nearly two years after a militant attack on the country's Amenas gas plant killed 39 foreign oil contractors.

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Ooredoo’s VIP number auction raises $8m

Qatar telecommunications company Ooredoo held a VIP charity auction for 50 special telephone numbers on Tuesday, which saw the overall figure raised on the night reach QR30.16 million ($8.28 million). VIP guests and customers were

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100-carat yellow diamond nets $16.3m

A 100-carat yellow diamond has sold for 14.5 million Swiss francs ($16.3 million) to a private buyer, the star lot in a Geneva jewellery sale that Sotheby's auction house said fetched 125.5 million francs overall. The "Gr

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Space capsule to be auctioned for up to $2m

A unique piece of aerospace history being auctioned off by a Bahrain-based company could fetch up to $2 million.   The Soviet space capsule, which circled the earth twice in 1977 and 1978, was most recently on di

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Christie's Dubai auction nets $10m

Art enthusiasts in Dubai competed for the 140 art works at Christie's auction, which were sold for a total of $10.6 million (Dh39.1 million), an increase of 65 per cent on last year’s sale.   Christie&r

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Egypt sells 1-year dollar bills, yields fall

The Egyptian government sold $1.1 billion of one-year dollar treasury bills at an auction on Monday, with the average yield dropping to 2.474 per cent, the central bank said. Submitted bids amounted to $1.37 billion. The Ministry

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EMart auction features $51m properties

The Dubai Land Department said its online real estate portal eMart is set to conduct its third auction featuring five high-end commercial and residential properties worth Dh190 million ($51.7 million). Sultan Al Akraf, senior dire

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Iraq to auction 3G licences for $307m

Iraq plans to auction third-generation (3G) telecommunications licences for a minimum of $307 million each, sources familiar with the matter said, a move that could allow new entrants into the sector but slow the rollout of mobile Internet servi

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Jeddah Art Week to feature top regional artists

Jeddah Art Week, a major art exhibition, will feature highly sought-after masterpieces by some of today’s most celebrated artists from the region when it opens this weekend. International auction house Sotheby’s is ret

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