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European business looks to Saudi fiscal fix

European business leaders are looking keenly at economic and fiscal reforms announced by Saudi Arabia because of their large stakes in maintaining a steady flow of trade and investment in the region. A report by Arabia Monitor consultancy, Saudi Arabia: Fiscal restructuring forges ahead,  presented an upbeat outlook for the kingdom as well as neighbouring countries that are part of the Gulf Cooperation Council political and economic...

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Art generation: Bahrain showcases ‘art across borders’
May20

Art generation: Bahrain showcases ‘art across borders’

The minuscule state of Bahrain, morphed from an emirate into a kingdom 14 years ago,  is striking out to win international recognition for its own home-grown contemporary art scene on the heels of last year’s commercial fair initiative, ArtBahrain. In what evidently is the next instalment of that effort, 17 artists will show their work in a London exhibition, Bahrain Art Across Borders, which abbreviates neatly as BAAB or baab,...

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Bahrain downgrade weighed in the City
Mar27

Bahrain downgrade weighed in the City

The downgrade of Bahrain’s ratings outlook from ‘Stable’ to  ‘Negative’ by Capital Intelligence is being weighed in the City of London and other European investor centres. The international rating agency based in Cyprus announced (27 March 2015) that it has affirmed Bahrain’s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Ratings of ‘BBB’ and its Short-Term Foreign and Local Currency Ratings of ‘A2’ but revised the outlook for...

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