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Experts shed light on major investment sectors

MANAMA: Infrastructure development, education, food and agriculture are high potential sectors for Islamic investments, an expert has said.

Economic Development Board (EDB) chief economist Dr Jarmo Kotilaine said the increasing young population of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) m...ReadMore


Islamic markets hub in the making

MANAMA: Bahrain is looking to position itself as the centre of excellence for the entire Islamic market, Finance Minister Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa has said.

Firm upbeat over OIC potential

MANAMA: The growing financial markets of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) represent unprecedented investment opportunities, according to EY.

Experts to speak at eGovernment forum

MANAMA: The Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2015 organising committee has announced the names of internationally renowned keynote speakers who will take part in this year's forum.

Indian budget in spotlight

MANAMA: The Bahrain Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (BCICAI), a leading professional body, has tied up with Nissan-Bahrain to organise a seminar on the Indian budget.

Trading reviewed

MANAMA: School teams taking part in the TradeQuest programme presented their performance report during the second trading period of the programme.

BD70m bills big success

MANAMA: The latest weekly issue of Government Treasury Bills floated to raise BD70 million has received subscription to the tune of 118.5 per cent, the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announced yesterday.

Regulator probes Mobily violations

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's market regulator is investigating possible insider trading in shares of telecommunications operator Mobily relating to its shock earnings restatement, the watchdog said on its website.

Fund cuts US investment in Europe push

ABU DHABI: The Kuwait Investment Office (KIO), the London branch office of sovereign wealth fund Kuwait Investment Authority, is gradually reducing its overweight stance on US assets after keeping that position for seven years, its chief executive said.

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