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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: July 17, 2018
OMAN. Atkins will deliver full consultancy services for the integrated urban planning of the city; The contract value is 2.6 million Omani Rials.
Posted: July 16, 2018
UAE. Most of the indices ended last week on a positive note, except Oman and Egypt; Saudi Arabia was the best performer, up 2.3%.
Posted: July 2, 2018
UAE. For the month of June, UAE markets came in as the worst performers among their peers driven by news that the private equity firm Abraaj was filing for liquidation.
Posted: June 28, 2018
UAE. To increase operational efficiency and reach higher customer satisfaction on general, medical and life insurance business.
Posted: June 18, 2018
UAE. Dubai recorded the highest occupancy in MENA with 86.9% in Q1 2018; Makkah, Riyadh and Madinah recorded an increase in occupancy during Q1 2018.
Posted: May 16, 2018
UAE. Steady recovery of oil prices and the prospect of public and private-sector investment provide grounds for cautious optimism, says study by global professional services firm, Turner & Townsend.
Posted: May 11, 2018
OMAN. The number of urban construction projects Oman reached 1,840, worth US$61 billion in April 2018, BNC report reveals.
Posted: May 4, 2018
UAE. Banks' asset growth remains robust at 4.4%; Overall net profit increased 6.7% year-on-year; Non-performing loan (NPL) ratio for the GCC banking sector reduced by 0.3% to 3.2%.
Posted: April 30, 2018
UAE. Al Masah Capital Weekly Report's expectations for this week: A range bound trading activity, with investors monitoring the release of 1Q earnings.
Posted: April 23, 2018
OMAN. Money prizes exceed US$160,000 USD in cash; Final Award ceremony held in Oman, April 19, 2018.
Posted: April 20, 2018
OMAN. Cisco is supporting Oman's digital transformation; Experts to highlight how to "Unlock the Value of Data with Cisco IoT" at the Smart Cities and Industry 4.0 Summit.
Posted: April 16, 2018
OMAN. The 4IR issues - AI, robotics, blochchain, IoT, driverless cars, 3D printing etc. - are set for discussion at the opening session of Ithraa's Inside Stories 2018 season.
Posted: April 13, 2018
LEBANON. 80 semi-finalists from 14 countries competing for US$160,000 in cash prizes for top nine.
Posted: April 9, 2018
UAE. Despite low revenue growth of 2.3 % in 2017 from about 3 percentage points in 2016, GCC banks achieved 6% profit growth due to declining LLPs and cost reductions, BCG's annual banking performance study revealed.
Posted: March 27, 2018
UAE. Most regional indices ended the down with Oman leading the pack, -2.0%, followed by Bahrain, -1.6% and Dubai, -1.5%.

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date:Posted: July 20, 2018
UAE. Burglars can't steal your property if they can't break into your house. Here are some extra precautions you should take before leaving for your holidays.
date:Posted: July 19, 2018
UAE. The technologies most valuable to national defence are those that maximise the nation's freedom to develop and use its military capability as it sees fit.
date:Posted: July 18, 2018
UAE. Predictive deep learning technology looks for suspicious attributes of malicious code and learns as it goes to provide constantly evolving protection for servers - even if systems are unpatched.
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