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Abu Dhabi Sinks $10B Into Dubai

Regional markets up on news of funds to pay Nakheel's bond

(Newser) - Dubai markets soared today on news that the troubled sheikdom has received $10 billion in financing from neighbor Abu Dhabi. The funds come just in time for $4.1 billion to repay an Islamic bond of Dubai World's real estate arm, Nakheel, which matures today. The remaining money will be... More »

UAE Stocks Plunge on Dubai Fears; Asia Rebounds

Abu Dhabi exchange drops more than 8%

(Newser) - Stock markets plummeted in the United Arab Emirates today, in response to Dubai’s credit woes. The Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange lost more than 8% in heavy trading, while the Dubai Financial Market, a currency exchange, lost 7%. Stocks heavily linked to Dubai did especially poorly; ports operator DP World... More »

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