NBAD, Saudi insurer earnings may help lift markets

Stock markets in the Middle East look likely to gain on Wednesday on the back of solid earnings posted, among others, by the United Arab Emirates' largest bank and several Saudi insurance companies, plus a positive global background.


HSBC Bank Oman announces net profit of OMR 9.5 million for 9M 2014

HSBC Bank Oman S.A.O.G. announced a net profit of OMR 9.5 million for the nine months ended 30 September 2014. While this represented a 25.2 per cent decrease over the same period last year, the comparative period in 2013 had benefitted from significant r