Category: News

Banking & Finance
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NBO mandates five banks for bond sale meetings

National Bank of Oman (NBO) has mandated five leading banks to arrange investor meetings starting tomorrow ahead of a potential capital-boosting bond sale. In a statement to the Muscat Securities Market, the bank said it has mandated Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Credit Agricole, National Bank of Abu Dhabi and Standard Chartered for the potential offering.

Industry
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MENA power sector making record investments

Major power contracts worth over $65bn were awarded throughout the MENA region between September 2014 and September 2015, according to MENA Power 2016 – the latest market intelligence report from MEED Insight.

Health Care
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MENA healthcare spending to reach USD 144 billion by 2020

Healthcare spending in the Middle East and North Africa region is on its growth track to reach ~USD 144 billion by 2020, following enormous development witnessed over the last 10 years, according to estimates by Al Masah Capital. Crossing USD 95.8 billion in 2013, government spending in healthcare across the region tripled from just ~USD […]