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Muscat Securities Market Profile

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Nine years’ experience in Investment Management, covering Investment Research, Portfolio Management, Advisory services and Relationship Management Currently working in the Equity Research function for a leading Investment company based in Kuwait Sound knowledge of capital markets and investment climate in GCC countries (Government Agency; 51-200 employees; Investment Management industry) October 2006 — Present (3 years 10 months) Company Profile: GIC, established in 1983, is an international financial institution, jointly owned by the governments of the 6 GCC countries. With assets aggregating to more than $8bn, ...
As of 2008, the population of the Muscat metropolitan area was 1,090,797. The metropolitan area spans approximately 1500 km² and includes six wilayats . Known since the early 1st century CE as an important trading port between the west and the east , Muscat was ruled by various indigenous tribes as well as foreign powers such as the Persians and the Portuguese Empire at various points in its history. A regional military power in the 18th century, Muscat's influence extended as far as East Africa and Zanzibar . As an important port-town in the Gulf of Oman , Muscat attracted foreign tradesmen and settlers such as the ...
Banking in Oman
National Bank of Oman (NBO), Oman's first private sector bank, 
was established in 1973 and has gained international recognition for the high-quality services and products offered to its clients Listed on the Muscat Securities Market, NBO has a market capitalisation of $1.81bn as of July 2008. 
The diversified shareholder base includes the Commercial bank of Qatar, Suhail Bahwan Group, and government pension funds as core shareholders along with individuals and local institutional investors. Being a leader of the private sector and second largest commercial bank in Oman in terms of total assets, shareholder ... market research, surveys and trends
Desert blooms
The Middle East financial services market is booming due to the high oil prices and emergent construction and real estate markets. Local exchanges and financial institutions are responding quickly and expanding their business in the region, as well as making advances internationally. While the rest of the world has been rocked by the sub-prime crisis on one side and the fear of recession on the other, the majority of the Middle Eastern economies have been booming, fuelled mostly by the high oil prices that reached a record $100 a barrel at the beginning of January. Sovereign wealth funds, like the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority ... market research, surveys and trends


Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV ...
consultation for countries seeking to make known the views of the IMF to the public. This action is intended to strengthen IMF surveillance over the economic policies of member countries by increasing the transparency of the IMF's assessment of these policies; and (ii) following policy discussions in the Executive Board at the decision of the Board. On October 6, 2003, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Oman. 1 Background Oman's macroeconomic performance remained strong in 2002—a trend that is expected to continue in the current year. Real ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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DUBAI (Reuters) – UAE government officials have told Aabar Investments AABAR.AD to raise its buyout offer to minority shareholders by over a third after the Abu Dhabi company angered investors with a lowball bid. Aabar, controlled by government investment vehicle International Petroleum Investment Corp (IPIC), must increase the price to 1.95 dirhams per share from the 1.45 announced last week, the United Arab Emirates’ bourse watchdog said in a statement on Sunday, citing the ruling of a panel that included officials from the UAE economy ministry. The announcement from the Emirates Securities & Commodities Authority ... industry trends, business articles and survey research


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Sulaiman Rashdi, Deputy CEO, Muscat Securities Market, .... part of the conference agenda, high profile branding opportunities, sponsoring ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
A Country Commercial Guide - Doing Business In Oman: A Country ...
Public companies are traded on the Muscat Securities Market (MSM). A ... witnessed several high-profile offerings. AES Barka Power Company, a subsidiary of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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account data files “Country Profile Table & World Economic Outlook” as well as ..... Muscat Securities Market. MSM. 1989. Qatar. Doha Securities Market ...
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