News Property sales in Kuwait rise 16% in February Al Arabiya Real Estate’s shareholders consent to underwrite $32.3m loss Uber’s autonomous vehicle arm valued at $7bn S.Korea plans to expand renewable energy mix share   US wins WTO ruling against China’s grain tariff-rate quotas Japan C.bank may weigh cutting growth projections – Report Apple probably paid up to $6bn in Qualcomm settlement–UBS US private housing starts decline 0.3% in March Thailand to introduce $629m measures to spur growth US economic growth seen at 2.8% in Q1–Atlanta Fed China plans to promote wind power usage for heating systems Euro slips on soft European factory activity amid thin trade US dollar firms on positive US data amidst light trade US oil rigs decline for first time in 3 weeks OFF-Market Trade Boursa Kuwait announcement Oil levels up at Thursday’s settlement Gold ends Thursday in red   Daimler targets $6.7bn in cost savings – Report Uber rolls out safety features after college student’s murder Saudi Arabia sees launch of first Iraqi bank in Riyadh US natural gas storage posts weekly build as prices drop US business inventories grow 0.3% in February Investors file lawsuits against Lyft over overstated IPO Wethaq Insurance receives $6.48m from real estate fund Aqar Real Estate Q1 profits rise 24% YoY AUB posts over 10% profit hike in Q1 Turkish lira weakens to 6.5M low US retail sales jump 1.6% in March British Intu to sell 50% shopping centre stake to Kuwait-backed fund US jobless claims post fifth weekly drop Cybercrime to take heavy toll on businesses in 5 yrs UAE tops regional online hiring growth in Q1-19 Kuwait’s MoF sells KWD 6.7m assets Boursa Kuwait mixed in week; market cap gains KWD 490m AUB - AHLI UNITED BANK B.S.C. REPORTS A NET PROFIT OF US$ 192.9 MILLION ATTRIBUTABLE TO OWNERS OF THE BANK FOR Q1/2019 AUB - Financial Results 31/03/2019 Boursa Kuwait ends Thursday on mixed note US, China eye trade deal announcement early May – Report Gold hovers near 2019 low as global growth fears fade First Dubai owns $320m assets across UAE, KSA – Chairman Abu Dhabi crown prince among Time’s 100 most influential people of 2019 KPC to borrow KWD 16bn in 5 yrs UK retailers post 1.6% sales growth in Q1 Eurozone business growth loses momentum in April German private sector grows modestly in April Oil dips as sufficient US supply offsets crude stockpile decline Al Mudon deepens losses in 2018 NBK - Disclosure regarding transaction of an insider in NBK Boursa Kuwait opens Thursday on mixed note