BRIEF-Ahli Bank completes issue of $500 mln new bonds
* Completes issue of debut bonds worth $500 million under its$1.5 Billion EMTN Programme Source:(http://bit.ly/2miSJ1N) Further company coverage:
NEW YORK Feb 15 Foreign investors in December sold U.S. Treasuries for a ninth straight month, unloading $21.9 billion, data from the U.S. Treasury department showed on Wednesday.
For the month, private investors sold $40.5 billion in Treasuries, while foreign official institutions, which include central banks, bought $18.6 billion.
The data also showed offshore investors sold $12.9 billion in long-term U.S assets in December after buying $34.4 billion the previous month. Including shorter-dated securities, foreigners sold $42.8 billion in U.S. assets after buying $30.2 billion in November. (Reporting by Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss; Editing by Chris Reese)
DUBAI, Feb 26 Gulf stock markets may consolidate in quiet trade on Sunday with little fresh news to stimulate trading and the global market environment uninspiring. A surprise loss at Qatar Navigation (Milaha) could dampen the market there.
* FY net profit 2.9 million dinars versus 2.7 million dinars year ago