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: April 6, 2018
UAE. Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre from April 9-11, 2018, to highlight free zones' role in attracting Foreign Direct Investment worldwide.
Posted: April 4, 2018
UAE. Event will take place with an exhibition at City Walk from April 5-7; Total of 580 projects from students and youths will feature after the first stage of the competition was held on souq.com.
Posted: April 4, 2018
UAE. Executives interviewed for the latest edition of the Business Barometer: UAE CEO Survey carried out by Oxford Business Group (OBG) were broadly upbeat about the country's outlook for the coming 12 months.
Posted: April 4, 2018
UAE. The capacity building workshops, aimed at all participants, will take place on 8th of April, a day before AIM starts.
Posted: April 4, 2018
UAE. A new tool to publicize lenders' rights in Movable Assets.
Posted: April 4, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. The new unit will conduct research on various aspects of the Saudi economy and publish reports based on such studies.
Posted: April 3, 2018
UAE. Organized by Bloomberg Businessweek Middle East, The Global Leaders Forum aimed at addressing challenges and next steps in creating sustainable business and economy.
Posted: March 24, 2018
UAE. Dubai ranks 74th globally on Mercer's Quality of Living Index, and number one in the region for the sixth year in a row.
Posted: March 23, 2018
MOROCCO. New report overviews increased competitiveness of economy, FDI and REITS contribution to boosting real estate growth.
Posted: March 23, 2018
UAE. The official mission was organised to further strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries and to explore investments opportunities.
Posted: March 22, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. The event will give Saudi entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business models to a jury.
Posted: March 20, 2018
UAE. 79% of regional CEOs confirm that consumer behaviour will be disruptive to their business over the next five years, compared to 68% globally; 81% are working to create transparency around their organisation's values, compared to 73% globally.
Posted: March 19, 2018
UAE. Geopolitical tensions and trade tariffs were the main focus last week, with investors being cautious on news the US may impose tariffs on Chinese imports.
Posted: March 17, 2018
UAE. Improving customer experience, increasing market share and improving operational efficiency seen as typical characteristics of a maturing financial market; Report shedding light on the rapid evolution of risk management and driving the move toward an advanced analytics approach.
Posted: March 10, 2018
UAE. Egypt's net foreign direct investment increased to US$13.3 billion in year ending June 30, 2017; New investment law to secure FDI.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 20, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Focus of the report is how we are nearing the end of the largest monetary policy experiment of all time in a backdrop of ascendant nationalism, staggering inequality and a widespread loss of hope among the younger generation.
date:Posted: April 19, 2018
UAE. Software technology sector saw most number of professionals changing jobs in 2017; Lack of opportunities for career advancement touted as the biggest reason.
date:Posted: April 19, 2018
LEBANON. Drop due to the suspension of interest-rate subsidies on housing loans at the beginning of the year; The index is at its lowest level since Q2 2015 and the third lowest level in 43 quarterly readings; Reviving demand in Lebanon requires immediate measures and incentives from the government.
INTERNATIONAL. Focus of the report is how we are nearing the end of the largest monetary policy experiment of all time in a backdrop of ascendant nationalism, staggering inequality and a widespread loss of hope among the younger generation.
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