Politics & Economics

FEATURED REPORT...
Posted: 19-07-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Something extraordinary, albeit not unexpected, is happening in the Persian Gulf region. The United States, lacking a coherent strategy to deal with Iran and too distracted to develop one, is struggling to navigate Iraq’s fractious political landscape in search of a deal that would allow Washington to keep a meaningful military presence in the country beyond the end-of-2011 deadline stipulated by the current Status of Forces Agreement. At the same time, Saudi Arabia, dubious of U.S. capabilities and intentions toward Iran, appears to be inching reluctantly toward an accommod
Posted: November 21, 2018
UAE. Joint study examines cyber threats across global financial markets; Securities market is one of the most at-risk areas, while trade finance is also under threat.
Posted: November 20, 2018
IRAQ. The Deloitte whitepaper looks at the different types of insurance licenses as well as other essential mandates with respect to capital and deposit thresholds.
Posted: November 20, 2018
LEBANON. Parliament allocates LBP100 billion for mortgage subsidies; Index increase is based on citizen' expectations rather than on shift in housing market outlook.
Posted: November 12, 2018
UAE. The Summit takes place on December 5-6, 2018; The results of the Global Knowledge Index 2018 will also be revealed.
Posted: November 11, 2018
UAE. New law is important step in development of country's financial and debt capital market - STA Law Firm.
Posted: November 11, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. In the past three years, the Kingdom has seen a surge in start-up accelerators, and incubators for technology companies.
Posted: November 11, 2018
UAE. Slower improvements in activity and new work, alongside another contraction in employment contributed to the rate of growth slowdown.
Posted: November 8, 2018
UAE. Almost 900 C-suite executives from across the Gulf's industries were asked a wide-ranging series of questions on a face-to-face basis aimed at gauging business sentiment; Gulf highlights growing role of private sector.
Posted: November 7, 2018
EGYPT. Egypt PMI fell to 48.6 in October (48.7 in September); Lowest reading of 2018; private sector firms remain under pressure; future expectations remain robust.
Posted: November 7, 2018
LONDON. The industry will employ 5.6 million worldwide and have a projected tax impact of $24 billion by the end of the decade, according to new report.
Posted: November 6, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. The headline ENBD Saudi Arabia PMI rose slightly to 53.8 in October from 53.4 in September, as employment and new order growth picked up.
Posted: November 6, 2018
UAE. "Analysis shows that public spending on salaries in the region, which is high relative to peers, does not correlate with good services and relatively attractive public sector jobs can distort the private sector labour market."
Posted: November 5, 2018
UAE. Headline PMI falls to 55.0 in October, from 55.3 in September; Sharp increase in new orders; Business confidence hits record-high; New business growth remains strong in non-oil private sector.
Posted: November 3, 2018
UAE. A new initiative that uses social media to gauge the happiness of the UAE community was highlighted at the final day of the UN World Data Forum 2018.
Posted: November 3, 2018
UAE. Job generation by SMEs to touch 22 million in GCC from the current 17 million.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 22, 2018
UAE. Monitors 100+ Azure products in near real-time; AI-powered insights bring down application outage resolution time; Site24x7 chatbot for Teams allows DevOps and Application teams to remain in zone of work even during IT incidents.
date:Posted: November 21, 2018
UAE. Joint study examines cyber threats across global financial markets; Securities market is one of the most at-risk areas, while trade finance is also under threat.
date:Posted: November 20, 2018
UAE. Research suggests cloud interoperability and app mobility outrank cost and security for primary hybrid cloud benefits.
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