Politics & Economics

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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: 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 5, 2018
UAE. The GKI provides valuable insights on knowledge assets that are key to more effective sustainable development; UAE is the top ranked country in the Arab region.
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 3, 2018
KUWAIT. Oxford Business Group launches latest publication on country's economy; It looks in detail at efforts to diversify the economy and develop key sectors earmarked for growth.
Posted: December 3, 2018
SINGAPORE. Singapore aims to contribute to the global discourse by proposing a pragmatic governance framework that translates ethical principles into practice.
Posted: December 2, 2018
UAE. The Foundation will announce the winners at the Knowledge Summit 2018, taking place on December 5-6.
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$90.29 billion of trade and investment ties in coming years, which entail highly positive impact on UAE market.
Posted: November 30, 2018
BOSTON. The initiative is a bold plan driven by the Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAEU) at the League of Arab States to boost political and social stability in the Arab World through digital economy.
Posted: November 30, 2018
UAE. Abu Dhabi real estate investment offers attractive 30% yield and has strong economic footings with 60% of UAE's GDP.
Posted: November 29, 2018
UAE. More than 200 decision-makers, HNWIs, wealth managers, private bankers listen to 30+ specialists on how the future of the global wealth market will evolve.
Posted: November 29, 2018
UAE. Governments to do more to unlock the potential of technology to facilitate tax compliance, says PwC and World Bank report; The region also has the lowest average time to comply, averaging 144 hours compared to the global average of 237 hours.
Posted: November 29, 2018
UAE. 3 IPOs in Q3 2018 in GCC, across a wide range of sectors; US$ 484m raised from IPOs across KSA, Kuwait and Oman; US$ 3.3bn of sovereign bonds issued by KSA.
Posted: November 26, 2018
UAE. This year's Summit is set to welcome more than 100 speakers from around the world.
Posted: November 25, 2018
UAE. Pavilion represents a world of harmony and innovation aligned with the UAE vision and Dubai Expo 2020.
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 17, 2018
UAE. While e-commerce enjoys rapid growth, global attack trends indicate that the retail support sector continues to be a popular target for cybercriminals.
date:Posted: December 16, 2018
UAE. Is IoT compounding the problem?; Using a combination of AI and machine learning, IT staff can recognise, profile and connect every device accessing their network, giving each its own risk profile.
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.
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