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: December 9, 2018
UAE. The provisions of the Dubai Court of Cassation have established that to issue a travel ban it is not sufficient to establish that a debt exists and that the guarantor is a foreign national.
Posted: December 8, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. XYO executes on bold IES strategy and begins trading on LATOKEN with trading pairs: Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin (BTC) and Tether (USDT).
Posted: December 8, 2018
UAE. Partners with Huxley Estate Sky TV A1 News and to highlight opportunities in Dubai across the UK & Europe.
Posted: December 7, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. The PMI in November (55.2) is still below the series average of 57.7, and the year-to-date average is lower, indicating a relatively soft rate of expansion in the non-oil private sector by historical standards.
Posted: December 7, 2018
UAE. Study finds that REITs are underpenetrated in the Middle East, but expected to grow gradually as the real estate market in the region matures in terms of quality of and access to assets, financing, governance and regulations.
Posted: December 7, 2018
EGYPT. The recovery in the headline PMI in November to a three-month high is encouraging, although the overall survey still points to soft business conditions.
Posted: December 7, 2018
UAE. ADGM proposes phase two on enhancing financial inclusion for SME community.
Posted: December 6, 2018
UAE. Optimism about future output remained near the series high; 75% of firms surveyed expected their output to be higher in a year's time, compared with 6.7% who predicted lower output.
Posted: December 4, 2018
KUWAIT. Selected Marmore reports will also be showcased on the SWFI's website and accessible to a wide range of the Institute's subscribers.
Posted: December 1, 2018
UAE. 2.6% of MSCI Benchmark Index for the kingdom is vital for Saudi Arabia; Britain and Saudi Arabia set out an ambition to build US$90.29 billion of trade and investment ties in coming years, which entail highly positive impact on UAE market.
Posted: November 30, 2018
BAHRAIN. The regional oil and gas leader invests in finance system upgrades in readiness for the country's VAT regime, which comes into force on 1 January 2019.
Posted: November 30, 2018
KUWAIT. Once the transfer of shares process has been completed , Gulfmart and OnCost would merge and begin operating as a single entity within the next six months.
Posted: November 30, 2018
UAE. Abu Dhabi real estate investment offers attractive 30% yield and has strong economic footings with 60% of UAE's GDP.
Posted: November 30, 2018
UAE. Such a regime will enable Collective Investment Funds established within ADGM to be promoted across the whole of the UAE including the Financial Free Zones.
Posted: November 30, 2018
UAE. Best known for its expertise in Alternative Investments, Dalma Capital expands into Islamic Finance by opening an Islamic Window that facilitates the launch of Shariaa compliant products.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 14, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Saxo's team of expert analysts have formulated 10 Outrageous Predictions for the year ahead. Riding roughshod over the consensus, they look at some highly unlikely events that could have a tremendous market impact - if they come to fruition.
date:Posted: December 13, 2018
UAE. Analysts to share expert advice on how to plan for the Digital Future at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, March 4-6 2019 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
date:Posted: December 13, 2018
UAE. Data scientists are brought in by businesses to find solutions to their problems but both sides need to be prepared for failures and hidden opportunities along the way.
INTERNATIONAL. Saxo's team of expert analysts have formulated 10 Outrageous Predictions for the year ahead. Riding roughshod over the consensus, they look at some highly unlikely events that could have a tremendous market impact - if they come to fruition.
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