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Batelco’s net profits up 11% to $108.5m in nine months »

Batelco Chairman Shaikh Hamad bin Abdulla Al Khalifa

Manama: With subscribers base surged by 5% to 9.3 million, Batelco Group (Ticker: BATELCO), the international telecommunications Group with operations across 14 countries, on Wednesday said that its net profits were up 40%…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »

Batelco supports Meet ICT 2014 »

Manama: Batelco the Kingdom’s leading communications & ICT solutions provider has signed a sponsorship agreement with BTECH (Bahrain Technology Companies Society) to be the Exclusive Telecom Partner at the upcoming Meet ICT event.…

Oct 26 2014 / Read More »

Network operators to suffer $14b loss in revenues »

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Hampshire, UK: A new report from Juniper Research has claimed that voice and messaging traffic lost to OTT (Over The Top) players such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Skype will cost network operators $14…

Oct 22 2014 / Read More »

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Fitch assigns Mumtalakat’s notes BBB rating »

Mahmood Al-Kooheji, CEO Mumtalakat

Paris/London: Fitch Ratings has assigned Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company’s (BBB/Stable) upcoming trust certificate programme (Sukuk) and euro medium term…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »

Sukuk can be funding source for over $10t projects »

She was speaking during the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) ‘Sukuk Development and Financial Stability’ dialogue Session at the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF)

Dubai: In Asia, it is estimated that a funding of $8.3 trillion is required until 2020 for infrastructure projects,…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »

Malaysia’s Islamic finance industry carries robust growth outlook »

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Kuala Lumpur: Recent Islamic finance initiatives unleashed under budget 2015 as an additional boost to the industry which will…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »

Malala: the world’s most courageous education activist »

the Malaysian Prime Minister Mohammed Najib Tun Haji Abdul Razak

Dubai: One of the world’s most courageous education activists is a Muslim: the Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai, who…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »

Jaguar cars sales up 106% in Bahrain »

Simon Ellis General Manager of Euro Motors Jaguar Land Rover Bahrain

Manama: With sales of Jaguar already up 106% since the Euro Motors took over the dealership, Euro Motors, the…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »

$1.8t Islamic finance emerges rapidly growing asset class »

WEIF 2014

Dubai: The size of Islamic assets today is estimated at upwards of $1.8 trillion and growing by 5% to…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »

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  1. Fitch assigns Mumtalakat’s notes BBB rating
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  5. Malaysia-UAE inks agreement on Islamic Capital Market
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BCCI plans workshop on Creative Thinking »

Manama: SME Development and Support Center at the BCCI as part of its strategy will organise a workshop titled Creative Thinking on Monday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Al Majlis Hall of BCCI. The workshop will be organized in […]…

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »
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Sukuk can be funding source for over $10t projects »

Dubai: In Asia, it is estimated that a funding of $8.3 trillion is required until 2020 for infrastructure projects, while the funding requirements in the Middle East are estimated to be $2 trillion over the same period. Developing economies in […]…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »
She was speaking during the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) ‘Sukuk Development and Financial Stability’ dialogue Session at the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF)

Alba Cast House achieves 2m LTI »

Manama: Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), said its Cast House has achieved 2,000,000 work hours without Loss Time Injury (LTI), thus demonstrating the Company’s commitment to safety and maintaining a zero-accident work environment. Alba’s Executive Management and other managers congratulated all […]…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »
Alba Cast house achieves 2 million work hours without LTI

Bahrain’s new real estate laws to spur investments »

Manama: With over $2.8 billion invested in mega real estate projects in Bahrain, the new real estate law will stimulate the domestic investments as well attracting foreign investments, according to Charles Russell law firm. Charles Russell LLP, one of the […]…

Oct 22 2014 / Read More »
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Burj Al Arab gets over 6million likes in 7 months »

Dubai: Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the World’s Most Luxurious Hotel, has been awarded the global title ‘Best Social Media Presence by an Individual Hotel, Property or Resort’ by Skift, the world’s largest travel intelligence and marketing platform. During the seven […]…

Sep 27 2014 / Read More »
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Banking & Finance

She was speaking during the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) ‘Sukuk Development and Financial Stability’ dialogue Session at the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF)

Sukuk can be funding source for over $10t projects »

Dubai: In Asia, it is estimated that a funding of $8.3 trillion is required until 2020 for infrastructure projects, while the funding requirements in the Middle East are estimated to…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »

Malaysia-UAE inks agreement on Islamic Capital Market »

Dubai: The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and the UAE’s Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) today exchanged a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »

Malaysia’s Islamic finance industry carries robust growth outlook »

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Kuala Lumpur: Recent Islamic finance initiatives unleashed under budget 2015 as an additional boost to the industry which will further improve prospects…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »

$1.8t Islamic finance emerges rapidly growing asset class »

WEIF 2014

Dubai: The size of Islamic assets today is estimated at upwards of $1.8 trillion and growing by 5% to 20% per annum.…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »
Rights Issue trading kick off at ADX » AUB reports net profit of $376.3m in nine months » JIB reports $46.83m profit for Q3 » Bahrain Bourse becomes the share registrar for Zain » Arab Bank Group net profit up 10% to $614.2m »

Government

Bapco reviews operational excellence requirements »

Ebrahim Talib Deputy CEO Bapco

Awali: The Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) and Chevron, Bapco received Chevron Operational Excellence Audit Leader Vicky Hobbs and Advisor Bill Sanderford on…

Oct 28 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain Cabinet praises swift electoral process »

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Manama: Bahrain Cabinet on Sunday praised the electoral bodies for maintaining a swift and easy process for candidates for filing the nomination…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »
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Alba Cast house achieves 2 million work hours without LTI

Alba Cast House achieves 2m LTI »

Manama: Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), said its Cast House has achieved 2,000,000 work hours without Loss Time Injury (LTI), thus demonstrating the Company’s commitment to safety and maintaining a zero-accident…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »

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