May 26, 2013
Total lending by Oman's commercial banks grew 8.7 per cent in the first quarter of this year to RO14.28bn as compared to RO13.14bn a year ago.
May 23, 2013
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has placed an order for three A330-300s, growing its A330 Family fleet to a total of ten Airbus aircraft, according to a press release on Wednesday.
May 22, 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Oman yesterday aiming to help finalize an estimated $ 2.1 billion deal to supply a US-made air-defense system to the Gulf nation.
May 19, 2013
Oman Air has committed RO2mn ($5,2 million) to staff training in 2013, having already invested more than RO3.3mn (some $8 million) over the previous two years.
The Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources (MRMWR) has floated as many as 11 tenders for the design and construction of internal roads in South and North Sharqiya.
Omantel announced that it inked an agreement for another submarine cable, the 'Bay of Bengal Gateway' submarine cable system (BBG).
May 16, 2013
Positive global equity markets rubbed off on the Muscat Securities Market general index, which closed Wednesday's trading up 0.53 per cent at 6,352.19.
May 15, 2013
The private placement amounting to 5.28 per cent shareholding stems from the bank’s overall capital augmentation plan.
Oman National Investment Corporation Holding (ONIC) has reported a net profit of RO3.08mn for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.
May 14, 2013
The Central Bank of Oman has urged licensed banks operating in the Sultanate to show more interest in financing small and medium enterprises.
May 13, 2013
Strength in global equity markets supported regional sentiment as most GCC stock markets ended Sunday in positive territory. The Muscat Securities Market general index inched up 0.20 per cent to close at 6,264.68.
May 12, 2013
Omani Students Society in London (OSSL) organised their second knowledge sharing programme, 'Talk of the Season'
The Central Bank of Oman (CBO) has mandated all banks operating in the sultanate to allocate five per cent of their total credit portfolio to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) by the end of December 2014.
May 9, 2013
Saraya Bandar Jissah will have a major positive impact on the economy of the sultanate, said chief executive Sheikh Hamood Sultan al Hosni on Tuesday, as he hailed the progress in ongoing construction work.
May 8, 2013
The Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW) has identified four potential locations for the establishment of large-scale solar power projects, and land has been allocated at two of these places, according to a senior official.