Our News

Our News

Markaz Research
Markaz: GCC Equities continue their gains led by Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi
Published: 05 - Apr - 2021 Read More
Markaz Research
Khalil: Economy diversification requires a holistic policy and non-banks can bridge the gap in risk-taking
Published: 03 - Apr - 2021 Read More
Markaz Research
Alghanim: Unwavering support of executive management, employees and stakeholders steers Markaz through turbulent 2020
Published: 22 - Mar - 2021 Read More
View All News

Our News

Markaz News Markaz News
Markaz Research

“Markaz”: Sustainability of oil-based economies at risk following Qatar’s proposed solar power plant, won by the Total and Marubeni alliance, set to generate electricity at 5.3 fils per kilowatt-hour

08 - Mar - 2020

Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” recently issued a report titled “Solar Power Economic Cost- a warning alarm for oil-based economies”, following the agreement Qatar signed with the Marubeni and Total alliance in January 2020, to build a solar plant at a cost of 1.74 cents/ Kwh (5.3 fils/Kwh), prior to which Acwa power, a Saudi based company, won a bid of 1.69 cents/KWh (5.2 fils/KWh) for the development of Dubai’s new solar park. These two major projects break new grounds going forward in terms of declining prices for renewable energy and pose a risk for oil-based economies, in terms of their sustainability, and hence should be rigorously thought through. ...

read full
Markaz Research

Markaz: Kuwait Markets pulled down by Coronavirus hurdle despite strong corporate earnings

03 - Mar - 2020

Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” recently released its Monthly Markets Review report for the month of February 2020. Markaz report stated that Kuwait and other GCC markets were affected by jittery investor sentiments surrounding the spread of Novel Coronavirus despite posting strong corporate earnings for the full year 2019....

read full
Markaz Research

Markaz launches Kuwait’s first personalized investment app ‘iMarkaz’

01 - Mar - 2020

Underlining its continuing commitment to seeking innovative ways to add value to its customers, Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” today announced the launch of the first personalized investment app in Kuwait, iMarkaz. Offering a new level of user experience to prospective clients, the interactive digital platform provides initial investment advice tailor-made to their investment needs and goals. ...

read full
Markaz Research

Markaz: The Saudi Arabian Fertilizer Company’s acquisition of SABIC Agri-Nutrients Investment Company leads the top GCC M&A transactions during Q4 2019

23 - Feb - 2020

Saudi’s material sector leads the top GCC M&A transactions during Q4 2019 as per a report recently issued by the Investment Banking Department at Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz”. The Saudi Arabian Fertilizers Company (“SAFCO”) closed the largest deal throughout the quarter through its acquisition of a fellow materials company, SABIC Agri-Nutrients Investment Company. SAFCO acquired 100% of the firm’s share capital for a total consideration of $1.2 billion. ...

read full
Markaz Research

National Industries Group Holding’s 6th Bond Issue Fully Subscribed

18 - Feb - 2020

National Industries Group Holding K.P.S.C. “NIGH”, as the Issuer, and Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz”, Ahli Capital Investment Company “Ahli Capital” - a subsidiary of Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK), and Gulf Bank, serving as the Joint Lead Managers, announced in a joint statement the success of completing the KD-issuance of the National Industries Group Holding Bonds with a nominal value of 30 million Kuwaiti Dinars for a five-year term, which was fully subscribed. The issuance reflects the investors’ trust in the quality of the issue, the high creditworthiness of the National Industries Group, and the effectiveness of the joint distribution of all of Markaz, Ahli Capital and Gulf Bank – the Joint Lead Managers. ...

read full
Displaying results 51 - 55 (of 641)

 



Media Contacts

For further information, please contact:

Media & Communications
T: +965 2224 8000
E: [email protected]

Events Calendar


<April 2021>
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8