EGYPT. The government has the determination, and political will to exert legal and procedural efforts to solve all the problems of investors and support the business business environment, according to Egyptian Minister of Investment Osama Saleh.
Anis Motorwala, ACCA's Head of the Northern Gulf, highlighted how the external environment and context is changing and looked at how issues such as globalization, regulation, technology and financial reporting will impact on finance professionals in future.
UAE. Jupiter to be appointed as delegate investment advisor on the Emirates Active, Balanced and Conservative Managed Funds; will also be appointed to manage the new Emirates Global Quarterly Income Fund.
QATAR. The success at Global Carrier Awards represents an important milestone for Ooredoo Qatar, which only launched wholesale operations - providing network products and services to other operators - in 2010.
INTERNATIONAL. Gold's depressed price this year has concealed a massive transfer of wealth from Western financial institutions to Eastern households; China has been diversifying its foreign exchange reserves into gold.
INTERNATIONAL. A new research report by Jones Lang LaSalle on Africa, reveals that, as the world's most rapidly urbanising continent, the Sub-Saharan African commercial real estate market is primed for a "once in a lifetime" positive growth opportunity.