• Oil refinery

    Opec deal said to cut risk of oil price fall

    A recent agreement by Opec to cut production lowers the risk of a fall in the price of oil, which is currently trading at more than $50 per barrel of Brent crude.

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    GCC banks stable thanks to state spending

    Government spending will support banks in the Gulf countries and help them survive the current period of low oil prices.

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    Islamic finance body offers guidance on gold

    An organisation that provides standards on Islamic finance has issued a set of rulings for investment in gold and gold-backed products.

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  • Student housing

    Middle East-backed firms in UK property deal

    Two real estate investment firms backed by Middle Eastern investors have signed a deal to buy an unbuilt set of student apartments in Southampton.

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  • Nasdaq building

    Islamic bank is largest sukuk issuer on Nasdaq Dubai

    The Islamic Development Bank has listed an Islamic bond worth $1.25 billion on the Nasdaq Dubai exchange.

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