News GFH rises in 2 bourses, drops in 3rd Wednesday BHP Group’s profits drop 8% in H1-18/19 After UAE, Saudi expansion, Alabbar-owned Noon to open in Egypt European Parliament votes for restarting US trade talks Kuwait non-oil exports surge to KWD 13m in January Kuwait C.bank’s assets down 0.7% in January AUB’s board proposes 30% dividends, bonus for FY18 AUB logs $697.5m profits in FY18 Jazeera Airways records KWD 6.7m net profit in FY18 Iran’s February oil shipments exceed expectations despite sanctions US Payless files for bankruptcy, closes 2,500 stores Global sovereign sukuk issuance may exceed $93bn by 2020 –Moody’s EGP stabilises against USD Tuesday EU banking regulator opens probe over Danske Bank HSBC’s pre-tax profit nears $20bn in 2018, recommends $10.2bn dividends Brazil exports to Arab states total $1.2m in January Danone’s profits drop to EUR 2.35bn in 2018 Germany’s ZEW economic indicator rises in February Boursa Kuwait closes Tuesday in green InterContinental Hotels’ profits fall 26% on rising costs in 2018 StartUp Bahrain Week in March to meet ‘Economic Vision 2030’ goals UK jobless rate drops in 3M KPC eyes LNG cargo for late March delivery Gold remains near 10M-high on awaited trade deal, weaker dollar Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance unit invests in Chinese EV startup Eurozone current account surplus drops in December Kuwait crude oil adds $1.51 on Monday – KPC Aayan Leasing’s unit settles KWD 20m debt Livestock FY18 financials turn to KWD 3.5m losses Japan’s Honda to close UK car plant in 2022 Brent oil falls on economic growth concerns, long-awaited trade deal Boursa Kuwait opens Tuesday in green Companies suspended from trading MAZAYA - Disclosure regarding an unusual trades Unusual Trading on the shares of Al Mazaya Holding company US commerce department submits car tariff proposal to Trump EU advises small businesses to prepare for no-deal Brexit ASAR Legal among advisory team for privatisation Boursa Kuwait KFH seen pioneer in leveraging blockchain for remittance using Ripple Court orders KCPC to pay KWD 4.4m to First Kuwaiti UK gov't pledges $16.79m to AI, data analytics projects India’s c.bank mulls early $4bn dividend to gov’t Qurain Petrochemical’s subsidiary inks KWD 44m deal with KOC Mushrif Trading elects new board China’s auto sales fall in January on lower demand    GBK - General Assembly Meeting 11/03/2019 BPCC - Judicial Decision Disclosure KOC awards KWD 67m projects on international firms US, China move close to Beijing-sided trade deal Singaporean DBS profit grows 8% in Q4-18 Boursa Kuwait’s indices close Monday mixed