Gulf Times - Standard-Poor-s
Gulf NOCs better positioned to weather energy transition impact: S&P

Gulf NOCs better positioned to weather energy transition impact: S&P

The GCC (Gulf Co-operation Council) national oil companies (NOCs), which have strong appetite for debt issuance, are better positioned than most global players to weather the increasing and accelerating impact of the energy transition, according to Standard & Poor's (S&P).

Qatar insurance sector stands to gain from tourism, realty boost: S&P

Qatar insurance sector stands to gain from tourism, realty boost: S&P

Qatar's intraregional travel, tourism and real estate sectors will benefit the most, lifting the prospects of the insurance sector, as the end of blockade will improve political and economic co-operation within the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) region

Gulf insurers' capital buffers strong enough to avoid negative rating action: S&P

Gulf insurers' capital buffers strong enough to avoid negative rating action: S&P

The Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) insurers' capital buffers are strong enough in the first wave of the Covid-19 to avoid negative rating action and the pandemic has offered opportunities for them to undertake product development