Saudi Arabia's central bank has tightened restrictions on cash withdrawals from banks using credit cards in an effort to head off any consumer debt problems.
Previously, under an informal industry arrangement customers could o
Egypt's central bank said it would would limit cash withdrawals by individuals but allow unlimited transfers abroad when banks reopen on Sunday after a week-long closure.
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Two withdrawals from big ticket Middle East energy projects in a month would likely make it tough for US oil firm ConocoPhillips to land future work in two of the world's top oil exporting countries Saudi Arabia and the UAE, said an expert.