Brokers News

01 I 03 I 2013
Plans were recently announced to construct the world’s biggest Ferris wheel in Dubai, where the world’s tallest hotel has just opened. Looking towards the Qatar World Cup in 2022, it is estimated 80,000 additional hotel rooms are required. All this...
28 I 02 I 2013
Syria - Update
All Syrian Ports are operational but the situation is changing (adversely). However, in general, the Lattakia and Tartous ports are still operating normally. There are vessels presently at Lattakia and in Tartous...
28 I 01 I 2013
Manama, Bahrain - The Central Bank of Bahrain welcomed the revised outlook of the Kingdom by Standard & Poor's from negative to stable. Bahrain’s credit rating remained at ('BBB/A-2').

In revising its outlook, credit rating agency Standard...

According to first provisional figures, the Saudi insurance market has chalked up a turnover of SAR25 billion (US$6.7 billion) last year, 18.2 percent higher than in 2012.

Tawuniya continued to lead the market with SAR5.6 billion of gross written premiums,...