Finance & Banking

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Posted: 11-08-2011
UAE. Dubai state companies are securing bank financing as the latest tumult in global markets fails to derail the emirate's recovery from the 2009 debt crisis. Dubai Holding LLC, one of the three main state-owned holding companies, reached an accord with lenders to extend a US$1.16 billion loan to December 2016, according to a company official. Port & Free Zone World FZE, an intermediate holding company for port operator DP World Ltd. (DPW), is raising US$850 million to refinance debt, three bankers familiar with the plan said. Investment Corporation of Dubai said on August 8 it will rep
Posted: July 20, 2017
LEBANON: "The overall decline in the level of household sentiment in the second quarter of 2017 was due to consumers' widespread disappointment by the misplaced priorities of the government."
Posted: July 19, 2017
LEBANON. MONEYSMART helpes Lebanese youth make better financial decisions and plan their future.
Posted: July 18, 2017
The findings also reveal that, while demand for cyber insurance is increasing, the majority of these losses are not currently insured, leaving an insurance gap of tens of billions of dollars.
Posted: July 14, 2017
UAE. European football market revenues exceeded US$27 billion in the 2015/16 season, according to Deloitte's Annual Review of Football Finance.
Posted: July 13, 2017
UAE. New survey from ACCA and Thomson Reuters has found that there is a significant lack of preparation and awareness among businesses in the region of how it will affect them.
Posted: July 11, 2017
UAE. Relaunch reflects restructured portfolio and diverse product offering.
Posted: July 11, 2017
UAE. The sale has resulted in an actual IRR of just over 15% after all taxes and fees.
Posted: July 11, 2017
UAE. Top GCC lenders were the main beneficiaries of the economic boom brought about by strengthened foreign reserves, regional deals, rise in customer deposits, as well as high credit demand.
Posted: July 11, 2017
UAE. GCC businesses are better informed and are becoming more aware of the impacts of the indirect tax.
Posted: July 10, 2017
UAE. "This is a unique collaboration which we expect will lead to the creation of a national clearing house with the size, scale and capability to clear all asset classes."
Posted: July 10, 2017
UAE. The provider of cutting edge technology for the payment industry has recently completed the deployment of Ingenico Point of Sale (POS) terminals for Mashreq Bank in the UAE.
Posted: July 10, 2017
UAE. Geopolitical tensions weighed down on investors' sentiments affecting regional markets' performance.
Posted: July 10, 2017
UAE. 104 small- and medium-sized businesses compete for honours at 2017 Gulf Capital SME Awards; Spotlight on rise of micro-enterprises as entrepreneurs find niche markets to serve.
Posted: July 6, 2017
UAE. The report looks to highlight key areas of consideration both for those businesses who are looking to invest in Iraq for the first time, as well as those who are more experienced in operating in Iraq.
Posted: July 4, 2017
UAE. Calendar Spreads are designed for traders to benefit from the difference in movement between near term futures contracts and longer term futures contracts.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 21, 2017
UAE. Countries ranked on Enterprise, Government, People and Civil Society capabilities; UAE most prepared among other countries in MENA.
date:Posted: July 20, 2017
LEBANON: "The overall decline in the level of household sentiment in the second quarter of 2017 was due to consumers' widespread disappointment by the misplaced priorities of the government."
date:Posted: July 19, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. "Far from being a sign of intellectual inferiority, the capacity to err is crucial to human cognition." Ironically, if we want to 'get it right' we are going to have to get it wrong.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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