Saudi bourse may see a correction after MSCI decision-Al Masah Capital-continued

June 26, 2018--Saudi Arabia's stock market may witness a correction following global index compiler MSCI's decision to incorporate the Kingdom into its global emerging markets index, according to an executive at a Dubai-based asset management firm.
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Mideast Stocks: Blue chips lift Dubai, rest of Gulf mixed
January 17, 2019--The Dubai stock market rose in early trading on Thursday, helped by its blue-chip stocks, while other major Middle Eastern markets were mixed after corporate earnings announcements.
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GCC Equities Review: Bahrain market flat but trading volumes pick up
January 17, 2019--Although Bahrain's stock market benefited from much healthier levels of activity in 2018-research by KAMCO found it was the only Gulf stock market where the total value traded grew, by 80 percent to $900 million-the country's all-share index only traded within a thin pricing band and edged up by the end of the year by 0.4 percent, according to Eikon data.
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Belt and Road REIT could eventually float in UAE or China, says Equitativa chairman
January 17, 2019--The new Belt and Road real estate investment trust (REIT) launched by Dubai-based manager Equitativa and Hong Kong-based investment firm Affluent Partners is targeting an initial asset base of between $200 million-$500 million before taking the vehicle towards a listing on a public market either in the United Arab Emirates or China, Equitativa's chairman, Sylvain Vieujot, has said.
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BlueStar Israel Equity Review & Outlook-January 2019
January 17, 2019--Israeli Equities End 2018 Significantly Ahead of Developed International Peers-Isreal Tech Remains Positive and Leads US & Global Tech Benchmarks
Israeli stocks, as defined by the BlueStar Israel Global Index(R) (BIGI(R)), finished the year with a sharp 11.04% drop in December, bringing 2018 YTD performance to -6.01%.
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GCC Equities Review: Abu Dhabi ascends despite dramatic Dubai downfall
January 16, 2019--Investing in two stock markets in the same country would not usually be considered a way of diversifying assets, but investors who had stakes in both of the United Arab Emirates' main equities exchanges last year will have noted that that there was little in the way of correlation between them.
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More in the tank: Higher oil prices dent Gulf bond and sukuk issuance in 2018-report
January 13, 2019--A higher average oil price over the course of 2018 meant Gulf governments tapped debt capital markets less frequently throughout the year, a new report has said.
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Mideast Stocks: Gulf mostly up ahead of results season, Global Telecom plunges in Egypt
January 13, 2019--Most Gulf markets closed in positive territory on Sunday but trading volumes were thin as investors awaited company results reporting that will begin this week.
In Egypt, the index gained 1.2 percent, but Global Telecom Holding plunged 7 percent after announcing earlier on Sunday its plan to convert outstanding shareholder loans of $370.6 million plus accrued interest into equity.
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Mideast Stocks: Gulf edges up ahead of results season, DP World gains on Chile deal
January 13, 2019--Gulf markets were slightly higher in thin trading volume early on Sunday, mirroring last week's muted close in global stock markets as investors took a breather ahead of company results reporting, which will start this week.
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Mideast Stocks: Property stocks hurt Dubai, industrials lift Egypt
January 8, 2019--The Dubai stock market reversed course to slide on Tuesday as its property shares fell, while Egypt's blue-chip index gained for a fifth straight session, aided by its industrial stocks.
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Mideast Stocks: Egypt falls for fifth day, banks boost Qatar
December 26, 2018--Egypt's blue-chip stock index fell for a fifth straight day on Monday, while Saudi Arabia edged up as oil prices rebounded moderately after plunging nearly 8 percent at the end of last week.
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Mideast Stocks: Gulf moves sideways despite oil tumble, banks boost Egypt
December 26, 2018--Gulf stock markets largely moved sideways on Wednesday despite Brent oil's LCOc1 decline below $50 a barrel for the first time since July 2017, while Egypt's blue-chip index rose sharply, led by rebounding bank shares.
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