Oil prices edged up slightly on Tuesday in pre-New Year holiday trading, hitting $55.70 a barrel even as the market stuck to an optimistic view ahead of a landmark effort by oil producers to reduce global supply.
Markets were trea
Global consumer confidence rose in the second quarter with more optimistic perceptions about jobs, personal finances and spending intentions in the US, China and Japan, a survey shows.
Indonesia remained the mos
Cluttons, the leading property firm that has enjoyed a presence in Bahrain since 1976, said it was optimistic about the recovery of Bahrain.
The company said it was noting pockets of positivity in the market, as it marked its 35 anniversar
Bahrain-based Securities & Investment Company (Sico) had a disappointing third quarter because of volatility in regional and international capital markets, but said it remained optimistic about the medium and long term.
Nissan Middle East has shrugged off rumours over a drop in car prices, and emphasized the importance of Middle East growth potential versus rest of the globe despite the current international financial crisis.
The Nissan Middle East statem
Major Gulf Islamic lender Kuwait Finance House (KFH) is 'optimistic' about fourth-quarter profit and is going ahead with an expansion in the Gulf and in Asia, its chief executive said on Tuesday.
Mohammad Al-Omar told the Reuters M
Bahrain residents are among the most optimistic in the region towards the economy and local job market against a backdrop of a considerable drop in consumer confidence across the GCC region, according to regional survey.
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