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April 01, 2020 Zawya

Coronavirus: Emerging markets, including Saudi Arabia, headed for recession?

Emerging Markets economies facing severe stress resulting from health crisis: S&P

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April 01, 2020 The Banker

Kuwait's fiscal buffers bring breathing space

Economic optimism across the six countries of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) is in short supply going into the second quarter of 2020.

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April 01, 2020 The Banker

Reforms put Kuwaiti stocks on investors' radars

The evolution of Kuwait's capital markets has illustrated the country's economic transformation of the past 10 years.

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March 30, 2020 Asharq Al-Awsat

Expo 2020 Dubai Organizers Recommend One-Year Postponement

Organizers of Expo 2020, a multi-billion-dollar world trade fair originally scheduled to open in Dubai in October, on Monday recommended a one-year postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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March 23, 2020 Zawya

GCC IPOs could be delayed as coronavirus outbreak hurts investor appetite

As many as 16 IPOs expected to take place in 2020 may not materialize

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March 12, 2020 Zawya

Global recession now inevitable as coronavirus continues to spread: analysts

Some economies in Europe, Asia will be worst hit, add analysts

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March 12, 2020 Zawya

Coronavirus to hurt GCC's real estate, hospitality, banking sectors - S&P

Ratings agency says crisis will also reduce region's export volumes

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March 09, 2020 The National

More than $200bn wiped off Gulf markets in huge one-day slump

Hundreds of billions of dollars were wiped off Gulf markets on Sunday after they were hit with their biggest one-day fall sell-off in 15 years. More than $180bn was wiped off from the region's biggest bourse, Saudi Arabia's Tadawul, while trading in the Kuwait Premier Market index was suspended for the second time in six days after hitting a daily decline limit of 10 per cent in company share values.

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March 09, 2020 Khaleej Times

India stocks, rupee plunge on global cues

The Indian stock markets plunged today wiping out Rs6.5 trillion equity investors' wealth, with Sensex recording a loss of 2,400 points and Nifty50 trading below 10,400 points. The domestic indices were in line with the global markets on persistent fears of economic impact of the coronavirus epidemic.

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March 05, 2020 Rappler

Coronavirus compounds Gulf economic woes as oil prices slump

Capital Economics estimates the 6 Gulf Cooperation Council states will lose some $40 billion of oil revenues in 2020

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March 04, 2020 Arab Times

Kuwait markets pulled down by Coronavirus hurdle

S&P GCC composite index declines by 7.4%

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March 04, 2020 News18

Coronavirus Effect: Gulf Countries Face Economic Woes as Oil Prices Slump

The Gulf region is already struggling to cope with decreasing oil revenues as the public health crisis paralyses economic giant China, the world's biggest oil importer and buyer of Gulf oil.

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