Report on Qatar World Cup bid may boost Doha market
Aldar Properties may lift Abu Dhabi's bourse after its third-quarter profit announcement, while a report that Qatar will keep the 2022 soccer World Cup could boost Doha.
Arig nine-month profit falls 23.8%
Bahrain-based Arig Group made a consolidated net profit of USD 9.6 million (AED 35.2 million) for the first nine months of the year compared to USD 12.6 million during the same period last year, witnessing a fall of 23.8%.
Saudi's NCB surges on listing but most Mideast markets pull back
Shares in Saudi Arabia's biggest lender, National Commercial Bank, jumped their daily 10% limit upon listing on Wednesday after a USD 6 billion IPO, the largest ever in the Arab world.