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: May 14, 2018
UAE. This milestone reflects ADGM's dedication in providing business-friendly, customized solutions that aim to enhance clients' experiences and the ease of doing business in ADGM
Posted: May 12, 2018
UAE. The ADGM-China Office expands ADGM's commitment to Abu Dhabi's economic strategy and support of China's Belt-and-Road Initiative.
Posted: May 12, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO. Visa launches global marketing campaign featuring football superstar to help fans defeat fear of missing out (FOMO) this summer.
Posted: May 11, 2018
UAE. The Middle East's first and largest low cost carrier continued to deliver solid commercial and operational results.
Posted: May 11, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. New intuitive printers and software bring revolutionary design, next generation security and simplicity to card printing industry.
Posted: May 11, 2018
UAE. Speeds up business development and improves client accessibility.
Posted: May 10, 2018
LEBANON. Byblos Bank issued today the latest results of the Byblos Bank/AUB Consumer Confidence Index.
Posted: May 9, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. A contraction in new orders, easing job creation and softer output growth contributed to the slowdown.
Posted: May 9, 2018
NEW YORK. Stronger commitment to AI could boost revenues 34% and employment 14% by 2022.
Posted: May 8, 2018
UAE. Inflationary pressures sharpened as businesses and input suppliers capitalised on stronger demand conditions; In response to greater growth impetus, business confidence reached a 34-month high.
Posted: May 8, 2018
KUWAIT. The country offers a series of potential benefits to foreign investors including income tax holidays up to 10 years.
Posted: May 8, 2018
UAE. The second edition of AIM Startup closes with resounding success.
Posted: May 8, 2018
BAHRAIN. New global forum, Gateway Gulf, will bring together a select group of 500 global investors and CEOs to unlock opportunities across the GCC
Posted: May 8, 2018
UAE. The profession must step up to meet the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead as technology advances, according to a paper by IMA.
Posted: May 8, 2018
UAE. The Boston Consulting Group demystifies the technology to help bridge the gap between AI ambition and execution for UAE businesses; The launch of the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence is the first of its kind in the world.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 25, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. AI is creating jobs, yet 80% of respondents say there is a lack of talent to fill positions; More than 50% of respondents use AI to improve products and increase efficiency; C-suite support and performance metrics are needed to scale AI strategies.
date:Posted: May 24, 2018
UAE. 10% of the total real estate debt market could come from private providers within the next decade; Report outlines how diversified debt sources and alternative financing structures will boost lending competition and in turn inject new capital into the real estate market.
date:Posted: May 24, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. The more "human" our solutions, the greater chance we'll be building monuments that become meaningful parts of people's lives and not just monoliths.
INTERNATIONAL. AI is creating jobs, yet 80% of respondents say there is a lack of talent to fill positions; More than 50% of respondents use AI to improve products and increase efficiency; C-suite support and performance metrics are needed to scale AI strategies.
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