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Posted: 11-08-2011
UAE. According to Frost & Sullivan, as the currencies of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are pegged to the US dollar, they are expected to depreciate in the short term like the dollar.  Since oil is the biggest revenue generator for the Middle East region, the short term decline in oil prices might be leading to fiscal pressures. However, the opportunity cost of providing subsidized fuel to the power intensive companies in Middle East is expected to decline. This might partially mitigate the fiscal pressures. The cost of refinancing might increase in the short term es
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. The recent increase in mortgage activity can be attributed towards the rise of end users and investors taking advantage of capital structure through leverage. Structurally speaking, the higher levels of mortgage indicate that there will be lower levels of "flipping".
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Over the week, three out of the seven indices were in green, while four were in red.
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Described by many of his employees and peers in business circles as a man who "walks the talk", Al Ghurair's commitment to personal wellbeing and achievements is inspirational.
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Announced MENA IPO deal value reached US$236.7 million in Q3 2017; Musharaka REIT Fund in Saudi Arabia raised US$ 95.1 million, largest IPO by capital raised; Global IPO activity for 2017 on course to be the busiest year since 2007.
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Industrial companies are not moving quickly to adopt cyber security measures; Almost two thirds of surveyed companies don't monitor for suspicious behaviour.
Posted: December 17, 2017
But the good news is that by understanding the tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) of cybercriminals, there's a lot retailers and consumers can do to remediate risk.
Posted: December 17, 2017
KUWAIT. Soapbox is a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs; offering fully-fitted shop space, with low overhead and flexible terms.
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Fugro has played a key role in the ground engineering of the Dubai Creek Tower, a vast slender structure which will comprise a central concrete column supported by a network of steel cable stays.
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. EY recently held the GCC VAT Seminar for Korean companies in Dubai; Companies in the EPC sector concerned about their VAT preparedness.
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Prolonged economic headwinds have meant that Abu Dhabi's real estate market has continued to stagnate during 2017.
Posted: December 17, 2017
INTERNAIONAL. Today, MIAX Options lists and trades options on over 2,700 multi-listed classes and is recognized within the options industry for its exceptional technological capabilities, risk assessment and management as well as quality customer service.
Posted: December 17, 2017
TAIWAN. Industry's first 6-in-1 biosensor turns smartphones into your personal health companion.
Posted: December 17, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. The cryptocurrency CLOAK protects the privacy of the user and guarantees secure transactions with a maximum processing speed of 60 seconds.
Posted: December 15, 2017
SWITZERLAND. Creating a synergistic advantage between the two companies in terms of unlocking mainstream adoption for blockchain technology.
Posted: December 15, 2017
UAE. ADFCA affirms role as auditing body for safe food practices; Jenaan signs deal to set up infrastructure to rear organic chickens in the UAE.

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date:Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. The recent increase in mortgage activity can be attributed towards the rise of end users and investors taking advantage of capital structure through leverage. Structurally speaking, the higher levels of mortgage indicate that there will be lower levels of "flipping".
date:Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Announced MENA IPO deal value reached US$236.7 million in Q3 2017; Musharaka REIT Fund in Saudi Arabia raised US$ 95.1 million, largest IPO by capital raised; Global IPO activity for 2017 on course to be the busiest year since 2007.
date:Posted: December 15, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. AI will create 2.3 million jobs in 2020, while eliminating 1.8 million.
UAE. The recent increase in mortgage activity can be attributed towards the rise of end users and investors taking advantage of capital structure through leverage. Structurally speaking, the higher levels of mortgage indicate that there will be lower levels of "flipping".
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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