Yahoo Maktoob, CNBC Arabia partner for business and finance news

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Published November 24th, 2013 - 10:09 GMT
CNBC Arabia, Yahoo Maktoob
CNBC Arabia, Yahoo Maktoob

Yahoo Maktoob announced today a partnership with CNBC Arabia to provide the latest in the region’s finance, business, and corporate news. Through a dedicated CNBC Arabia Finance News subsection on Yahoo Maktoob, visitors have access to CNBC Arabia’s top business TV programs, breaking business and finance news, Middle East market data, as well as the latest from the stock markets. 

Video is central to the new content which can be found on Yahoo Maktoob News ( المال-الاقتصاد/cnbc-عربية/) and Yahoo Maktoob Screen (, and includes some of CNBC Arabia’s most prominent programs such as Hiwar Al’ousboo3 (Weekly Dialogue), Bi Moudouia, Kalam Al Souq (Market Talk), Al Nift Wa Taqa (Oil and Energy) among others. 

“We are excited to partner with CNBC Arabia to bring our regional audience a trusted source for finance and business news that informs them in a way that is most relevant to them,” said Christos Mastoras, Director of Business Development at Yahoo Maktoob. “Business and finance are topics of great interest and are part of people’s daily habits online, and it’s important that we bring the best and the latest for such content to our audience on Yahoo Maktoob.” 

“We are delighted to partner with Yahoo Maktoob and extend our content to its wide audience across the region, especially being able to leverage our premium TV programs and making them available to a bigger online audience,” said Nabeel Hood, Head of Sales and Marketing at CNBC Arabia.

Background Information


Yahoo! is an innovative technology company that operates the largest digital media, content, and communications business in the world. Yahoo! keeps more than half a billion consumers worldwide connected to what matters to them most, and delivers powerful audience solutions to advertisers through its unique combination of Science + Art + Scale. 

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Yahoo! was founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo in January 1994 and was incorporated on March 1, 1995. Yahoo! acquired largest Arab community "Maktoob" in 2009 to form "Yahoo! Maktoob" portal.

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