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Zain receives Golden Medal for Excellence in Corporate Sustainability on regional level

Posted by on 11/12/2017
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Zain receives Golden Medal for Excellence in Corporate Sustainability on regional level

Zain receives Golden Medal for Excellence in Corporate Sustainability on regional level

Awarded by the Arab Organization for Social Responsibility KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, proudly received the Golden Medal for Excellence in Corporate Sustainability on the Arab Region level. The accolade came as part of the Arab Organization for Social Responsibility’s 12th awards held recently in Dubai. The award, attained by Zain for […]

Boursa Kuwait plans for market segmentation

Posted by on 11/12/2017
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Boursa Kuwait plans for market segmentation

Boursa Kuwait plans for market segmentation

KUWAIT: Taking another step towards strengthening its position on both regional and international levels and adding a new achievement to its track record, Boursa Kuwait has announced its plans for the Market Segmentation, which divides the market into three segments: Premier Market, Main Market and Auction Market. This major accomplishment will lead to a substantial […]

Accent on Kuwaitization cuts demand for expat workers

Posted by on 11/12/2017
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Accent on Kuwaitization cuts demand for expat workers

Accent on Kuwaitization cuts demand for expat workers

Kuwait’s current account surplus widens in Q2 2017 KUWAIT: Kuwait’s current account surplus improved slightly in 2Q17 on lower remittances, a decline in imports, and some gain in investment income during the quarter. The surplus improved to KD 0.62 billion, up from KD 0.44 billion in 1Q17, rising to an annualized 6.9 percent of GDP. […]

ABK hosts event to launch Talent Program

Posted by on 11/12/2017
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ABK hosts event to launch Talent Program

ABK hosts event to launch Talent Program

KUWAIT: In line with its continuous efforts to support the development of its employees, Al-Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) launched its ‘Talent Program’ for the second consecutive year at the Chairman’s Club on the 29th November 2017. The program witnessed participants from the Bank’s high performing and high potential employees coming together to undertake a […]

Zain Platinum Sponsor of ‘Start A Business’

Posted by on 10/12/2017
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Zain Platinum Sponsor of ‘Start A Business’

Zain Platinum Sponsor of ‘Start A Business’

Company to offer ‘Zain Business’ in partnership with Cisco KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced its Platinum Sponsorship of ‘Start A Business’ exhibition in collaboration with its strategic partner Cisco. The event, to be held at Kuwait International Fair – Hall 6 in Mishref during 14 -16 December. Zain’s support to the […]

Iran eyes major economic growth next year

Posted by on 10/12/2017
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Iran eyes major economic growth next year

Iran eyes major economic growth next year

Rouhani presents conservative 2018 budget as US tensions cloud economy TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani promised high economic growth as he laid out next year’s budget yesterday, despite uncertainty over whether the United States will pull out of the nuclear deal. Rouhani proposed to parliament yesterday a conservative state budget of about $104 billion for […]

Boursa Kuwait still a local market, Kuwaitis form largest trading bloc

Posted by on 10/12/2017
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Boursa Kuwait still a local market, Kuwaitis form largest trading bloc

Boursa Kuwait still a local market, Kuwaitis form largest trading bloc

Individuals largest contributor to liquidity KUWAIT: Kuwait Clearing Company issued its report titled “Trading Volume According to Nationality and Category” for the period extending from 01/01/2017 to 30/11/2017 published on the official website for Boursa Kuwait. The report indicated that individuals still form the largest trading group and their share started to increase and they […]

Bitcoin futures launch sparks excitement, warnings

Posted by on 10/12/2017
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Bitcoin futures launch sparks excitement, warnings

Bitcoin futures launch sparks excitement, warnings

NEW YORK: Bitcoin will make its debut on a major exchange Sunday, a landmark for the cryptocurrency that has generated enthusiasm among some investors and more than a little anxiety from others. The Cboe Futures Exchange in Chicago will open trading in bitcoin futures at 2300 GMT on Sunday, a move that is expected to […]

Real estate exhibitions organizers unsatisfied with new conditions

Posted by on 09/12/2017
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Real estate exhibitions organizers unsatisfied with new conditions

Real estate exhibitions organizers unsatisfied with new conditions

Decree seen as driving away foreign investors – Decree issued to address repeated problems in recent fairs KUWAIT: Organizers of the real estate exhibitions are not satisfied with the new strict conditions on organizing those expos set by the recently approved ministry decree No 639/2017. According to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, this decree […]

Kuwait to attract major foreign investments: experts

Posted by on 09/12/2017
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Kuwait to attract major foreign investments: experts

Kuwait to attract major foreign investments: experts

LONDON: Kuwait succeeded in providing all legislative and procedural frameworks to boost its ability in attracting foreign investments, a number of economic experts agreed yesterday. At Kuwait Investment Outreach Roadshow, a series of three events that started in London last night, participants underlined that Kuwait, due to its ideal and strategic location and high quality […]

Boursa Kuwait continues to languish amid selloff

Posted by on 09/12/2017
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Boursa Kuwait continues to languish amid selloff

Boursa Kuwait continues to languish amid selloff

Regional political issues pressure market – Market lose KD 290 million during the last five sessions KUWAIT: Boursa Kuwait ended last week in the red zone. The Price Index closed at 6,186.94 points, down by 0.15 percent from the week before closing, the Weighted Index decreased by 1.24 percent after closing at 393.84 points, whereas […]

Bitcoin surges past $15,000 for first time as concerns mount

Posted by on 07/12/2017
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Bitcoin surges past $15,000 for first time as concerns mount

Bitcoin surges past $15,000 for first time as concerns mount

Bitcoin to be offered on CBOE Futures Exchange LONDON: Bitcoin ploughed past $15,000 to a fresh record yesterday, triggering a warning the cryptocurrency was “like a charging train with no brakes” and prompting fresh concern about its looming launch on mainstream markets. It struck a new high of $15,075 in European trading hours, according to […]

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