Monday, 01 June 2020


Recent News
  • CBO to issue OMR150m in bonds next month

    02:41 | 21/11/17
    Times of Oman
    Regarding the trend in interest rates, Al Abri stated; “With some tightening in liquidity conditions and the upward movement in US Fed rates, there has been marginal uptick in the level of interest rates in Oman. The weighted average interest rate on ... more»
  • Oman relaxes visa rules to attract Indian tourists

    00:37 | 6/10/17
    The New Indian Express
    Now onwards, non-sponsored tourist visas will be granted to citizens of India, China and Russia who reside in or hold an entry visa to the US, Canada, Australia, the UK and Schengen states, the Oman Airports Management Co (OAMC) said in a statement. more»
  • Special Achievement Award for Omani one rial note

    01:00 | 30/3/17
    Times of Oman
    Muscat: Oman's commemorative 45th National Day one rial banknote has won the Special Achievement Award at the Security Currency Printing Conference held on Tuesday in Baku the capital city of Azerbaijan. more»
  • Trump's team could be fit for purpose, says Alawi

    07:08 | 27/12/16
    Times of Oman
    “The Trump government is looking to boost the US Economy, and since that is what Donald Trump is trying to do, because the Omani Rial is pegged to the US dollar, that benefit should pass on to Oman. “The only thing we might have to look into is that ... more»
  • Oman pomegranate season offers healthy rewards

    16:03 | 17/9/16
    Mohammad Al Riyami, a pomegranate and grape farm owner, told Gulf News he sold his entire harvest to a trader from the Nizwa province for 3,000 Omani rials (Dh28,508). Salim Al Hatali, another farm owner, made around 5,000 rials. Al Hatali says he ... more»
  • Central Bank of Oman announces launch of one rial notes

    06:33 | 21/6/16
    Times of Oman
    Muscat: Ahead of the approaching Eid Al Fitr, the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) yesterday announced the launch and distribution of new notes of one Omani rial denomination, ONA reported. A statement issued by the CBO said that it decided not to distribute ... more»
  • Oman committed to currency peg despite pressure on rial: CBO head

    07:11 | 3/2/16
    Times of Oman
    Forwards came down slightly to 1,400 points by Tuesday afternoon, but currency dealers said the market's move this week showed some bankers were identifying the Omani rial as the most vulnerable currency in the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council, the ... more»
  • Reporter's notebook: How far does the rial go in Oman?

    09:57 | 9/11/15
    The National
    The high price of getting around Muscat can be a huge surprise and makes one wonder: why is the Omani rial so strong? Or are taxis in Oman just so expensive? more»
  • Oman says going for growth as cheap oil hits budget

    22:00 | 27/10/15
    But as pressures on Oman's finances have increased this year, the Omani rial forwards market has become more unstable, which may be a sign of institutions hedging against the risk that the Omani rial's peg could eventually be removed. Removing the peg ... more»
  • Oman- Strong rial opens up holiday options across the world

    16:30 | 24/6/15
    A team from Travelex has put together a list of top ten currencies against which the Omani rial has strengthened to help travellers select their ultimate getaway destination. more»
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