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: July 19, 2017
UAE. The program integrates 4th Industrial Revolution-inspired technologies such as AI, robotics, blockchain, 3D printing, genetics, and virtual reality.
Posted: July 18, 2017
The findings also reveal that, while demand for cyber insurance is increasing, the majority of these losses are not currently insured, leaving an insurance gap of tens of billions of dollars.
Posted: July 12, 2017
UAE. Experts convened to prepare for the upcoming inaugural edition of the Global Knowledge Index.
Posted: July 11, 2017
UAE. Relaunch reflects restructured portfolio and diverse product offering.
Posted: July 11, 2017
UAE. Top GCC lenders were the main beneficiaries of the economic boom brought about by strengthened foreign reserves, regional deals, rise in customer deposits, as well as high credit demand.
Posted: July 4, 2017
UAE. Calendar Spreads are designed for traders to benefit from the difference in movement between near term futures contracts and longer term futures contracts.
Posted: June 29, 2017
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
Posted: June 28, 2017
UAE. Global defence subsector grew by 2.1% to US$351.3 billion as military spending increases; European commercial aerospace grew by 6.7%, outpacing the US which only grew marginally by 1.3%, for second consecutive year.
Posted: June 27, 2017
UAE. Europe provides many opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors looking to invest and do business in this progressive economy.
Posted: June 19, 2017
UAE. Abu Dhabi's development strategy takes centre stage in new report.
Posted: June 18, 2017
UAE. Private sector key to a fundamental restructuring of Saudi Arabia economy; US$1 trillion of projects planned or underway in the region's biggest projects market.
Posted: June 16, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. "We do not anticipate that exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar to major markets in Asia and Europe will be affected by the sanctions at this point."
Posted: June 13, 2017
UAE. The positions of different authorities is evolving and shipping companies do not yet have a complete picture on which to base their contingency planning, but they should all take care to distinguish between official and unofficial news.
Posted: June 13, 2017
UAE. Digital government imperatives of the UAE: 92% of Emirati respondents believe online government services have improved since 2014.
Posted: June 12, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. The main danger to the region and indeed to oil prices is that increased tension could lead Qatar to reach out even further to Iran for support which would sour relations even more.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: August 18, 2017
UAE. As many as 292 tenders with an estimated value of US$9.5 billion were awarded in Q2, while the total value of urban construction project awards set to reach US$50.9 billion in 2017, according to BNC Network.
date:Posted: August 17, 2017
UAE. Inaugural Global Interconnection Index finds interconnection becoming an essential building block of the global digital economy.
date:Posted: August 16, 2017
UAE. Jeff Youssef, Partner at Oliver Wyman and co-author of "Leveraging the Private Sector to Improve Airport Infrastructure", comments on airport privatisation in the region.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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