CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on comments from the UAE oil minister on the state of the oil market.
More than two-thirds of Gulf banks reported an increase in unpaid loans in the first three months of the year and more defaults are likely.
Hong Kong remains the most connected place in the world, while the UAE is catching up, the South China Morning Post reports.
Switzerland opened a probe of RBS related to alleged corruption at Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB, sources said. The Financial Times reports.
Saudi Arabia’s plan to diversify its economy away from oil grabbed the headlines this week, but other crude exporters have similar plans.
The Seychelles is helping an international investigation into 1Malaysia Development Berhad, the state's Financial Intelligence Unit said.
An Abu Dhabi wealth fund said a June deal to provide financial support to 1MDB had been terminated after the Malaysian fund failed to meet obligations.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan looks at the possible outcomes of the oil producers' meeting in Doha.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis looks at the oil market ahead of the producers meeting in Doha.
The trail of breadcrumbs from a troubled 1MDB took another twist Tuesday when Swiss authorities said some of the money ended up in the movie business.
Abu Dhabi's wealth fund said a subsidiary never received $3.5 billion that troubled 1MDB sent to a British Virgin Islands firm with a similar name.
FMHR trader Stephen Weiss is in Dubai and reports on oil production and the markets in the Middle East.
Relatives gathered to mourn the 62 victims of a passenger jet crash in Russia as officials warned a probe could take weeks to determine the cause.
James Burdett, CFO of NBAD, says there are lots of investment opportunities in markets at the moment.
James Burdett, CFO of NBAD, says there are strong banks in the UAE, which is beginning to tighten its monetary policy.
Alex Thursby, CEO of NBAD, says it is important to be aware of the liquidity situation and says there are issues in Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz, says the outlook for U.S. growth is an open question and discusses the prospect of rate hikes.
Abu Dhabi stepped up its rivalry with Dubai to be the financial hub of the Middle East and diversify from oil production on Wednesday.
Philippe Ghanem, CEO of ADS Securities, talks about the advantages of doing business from the UAE.
Richard Teng, CEO of the FSRA for Abu Dhabi global markets, says the UAE can serve as a financial hub due to its stability and infrastructure.