Kuwait to launch $5bn stake sale

Government seeks to stoke growth in the Gulf state’s private sector

Israeli gas: landing the Leviathan

The Leviathan and Tamar fields offer potential, and challenges

Saudi Arabia keeps the oil market guessing

Opec’s main producer absorbs lower prices to defend market share

IBM pays $1.5bn to shed chipmaking arm

Deal to offload lossmaking arm to GlobalFoundries

Saudi NCB launches its $6bn IPO

Float has come under criticism from influential Islamic clerics

BP-Iran North Sea gasfield to restart

Production was halted because of sanctions

Saudi Arabia tests US ties with oil price

American shale companies are hurt but consumers benefit

Saudi bank to float despite turmoil

Listing defies religious criticism and plummeting stock market

Falling oil price hurts shale explorers

Energy companies struggle to generate cash to cover capital spend

NEMIR A KIRDAR, President and chief executive officer, Investcorp.

Investcorp chief Kirdar to retire

Investment bank founder to be replaced by management team

Saudi Arabia absorbs lower oil prices

Saudi producers consider market share more important than pricing

Flurry of Dubai floats expected

Rising valuations are luring new investment

Brent oil retreats to 28-month low

US crude also drops below $90 for first time since April 2013

Saudi Arabia ‘in denial’ over Isis ideology

Kingdom’s brand of Islam shares characteristics of extremist group

Sukuk issue to boost Dubai’s ambitions

City seeks to become hub for emerging markets

Emaar Malls: retail therapy

The owner of Dubai’s biggest shopping mall is to list

Qataris sued over former US embassy

Second time the group has faced battle with London partners

Liquidators sue Daiwa over Sanea funds

Grant Thornton alleges $204m wrongly paid to Saudi businessman

Saudi Arabia cuts oil output in August

Production decline comes amid sharp drop in Brent crude

Dubai plans $32bn aviation mega-hub

Gulf state aims to create one of world’s largest airports


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