Abu Dhabi leads most Gulf markets higher

Abu Dhabi, Most stock markets in the Gulf ended higher on Wednesday, supported by strong oil prices, with the Abu Dhabi index outperforming the region.   Crude prices, a key catalyst for the Gulf’s financial markets, rose for a fourth day after a fire on a pipeline from Iraq to Turkey briefly stopped flows, increasing concerns about an already tight supply outlook.   The Abu Dhabi index advanced 1.6%, buoyed by a 3.9% rise in…

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Complications Surrounding Cup of Nations Underscore Africa’s World Cup Ceiling

Published by Sports Illustrated By Jonathan Wilson Africa is home to some of the world’s finest players, and this month’s Cup of Nations could be great, but there are reasons why it hasn’t traditionally translated into global success. View the original article to see embedded media. This isn’t how it was planned, but then the Africa Cup of Nations rarely goes as planned. Not since 2012, five tournaments ago, has the country initially slated to…

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