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Posted: 25-07-2011
UAE. The Islamic finance industry is pegged to grow at 15%-20% per year. 63% of Islamic finance institutions are in the Middle East, controlling more than 50% of Islamic banking assets. These statistics were discussed at the recently concluded first ever Oman Islamic Banking Conference. “Oman’s move to Islamic finance comes at just the right time as ethical finance gains a foothold around the world. The speakers illuminated a number of key aspects of the industry and question time after each presentation was lively as delegates delved deeper into the topic. We are proud to be supporting
Posted: December 11, 2017
UAE. Five out of the eight indices have a negative performance YTD so far, mainly affected by geopolitical tensions and the lack of any investment catalyst.
Posted: December 7, 2017
OMAN. EY's latest award-winning cyber analytics platform aims to better protect organizations against cyber-attacks and digital risk; Covering information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and the internet of things (IoT).
Posted: December 7, 2017
OMAN. A powerful local food movement is growing; a movement that is connecting Omani consumers with how, where and by whom their food is grown.
Posted: December 4, 2017
UAE. Oman came through as the best performer in the regional indices with gains of 2.0% for the month, followed by Egypt with 1.7%, Saudi Arabia 1.0% and Bahrain 0.6%.
Posted: November 30, 2017
UAE. The most popular international destinations for the holiday weekend include Muscat, Mecca, London, Medina and Istanbul.
Posted: November 27, 2017
OMAN. In partnership with Community Jameel; Finals to be held on 19 April, 2018; Application deadline December 5, 2017.
Posted: November 25, 2017
OMAN. With 130+ associations based in Oman, the country has the opportunity to host large international conferences and conventions over the coming years.
Posted: November 19, 2017
UAE. Investors adopting a cautious approach continued to weigh down global and regional markets for the past week; Four out of the eight regional indices in the red; Oman tops gains.
Posted: November 14, 2017
UAE. The GCC has one of the biggest construction pipelines in the world with US$3.1 trillion worth of projects planned or under way in the region, according to MEED Projects.
Posted: November 11, 2017
UAE. Gulf countries continue to invest in energy projects, as global demand for crude oil grows by 1.5 million barrels per day in 2017, according to OPEC; Hydrocarbon sector represents 30% of the GCC economy and 60% of the total exports value.
Posted: November 9, 2017
UAE. The projected growth in GCC ports brings opportunities for these ports to invest in technology that reduces operational costs, boosts utilisation of infrastructures, enhances productivity and streamlines business processes.
Posted: November 7, 2017
UAE. A slight increase compared to the previous quarter, however, proceeds raised from Q3 2017 IPOs amounting to US$140 million were lower compared to Q2 2017 (US$ 171 million).
Posted: November 2, 2017
UAE. "This is a significant step in further strengthening our operations in Oman. Sadolin is a successful homegrown brand that has enjoyed the trust and confidence of customers."
Posted: October 28, 2017
OMAN. Oman's GDP growth is expected to rise to 5.2% next year, aided by the introduction of natural gas production at the Khazzan gas field and the opening of the new airport in Muscat.
Posted: October 26, 2017
OMAN. ERSAL enables delivery access via mobile (in contrast to the traditional requirement of a physical address).

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date:Posted: December 13, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. As our systems will get smarter, so too will our ability to understand their interconnectedness. Imagine the transformative power we could unlock if we could see the cumulative impact of a billion small actions in motion. Could IoT be the hero to save us from ourselves?
date:Posted: December 13, 2017
UAE. The practice sees companies providing annual reports which cover long-term strategy, business model and a broader concept of "value" taking in to account external stakeholders.
date:Posted: December 13, 2017
UAE. Security blossoms in the boardroom; Ransomware has not gone away; IoT - a security time-bomb; Cloud insecurity - it's up to you; GDPR - have most businesses missed the point?
INTERNATIONAL. As our systems will get smarter, so too will our ability to understand their interconnectedness. Imagine the transformative power we could unlock if we could see the cumulative impact of a billion small actions in motion. Could IoT be the hero to save us from ourselves?
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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