Oman plans to divest stake in 11 state-owned companies
Oman government is planning to divest its stake in as many as eleven state-owned companies via initial public offerings in an apparent move to spur stock market trading.
GCC stock valuations more attractive than frontier, emerging markets
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) stock markets offer very attractive valuations and their valuations are lower than similar frontier and emerging markets, said a Global Investment House report.
Gulf's rift over Qatar may slow investment, reforms
A diplomatic split between Qatar and its wealthy Gulf neighbours may disrupt billions of dollars of investment in the region and slow efforts to make economies more efficient through trade and transport reforms.