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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: 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%.
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 19, 2018
UAE. Total of 94 projects competing for honours in 16 different categories.
Posted: March 18, 2018
UAE. UAE leads the MENA IPO value with US$2.2 billion in Q4 2017, raising the highest value since 2014; More regional energy companies to go public in 2018 and beyond.
Posted: March 10, 2018
OMAN. Omantel Wholesale is the first connectivity partner in the Gulf to offer ultra-low latency networking to DE-CIX Internet Exchanges in Europe and the US.
Posted: March 4, 2018
UAE. Q4 2017 witnessed eight IPOs in the GCC compared to five in Q3 2017; Total number of GCC IPOs increased significantly in 2017 with 28 offerings, compared to four in 2016; Q4 2017 was a strong quarter for debt issuers in the GCC; US$12.5 billion worth of bonds issued in Q4 in Saudi Arabia.
Posted: February 27, 2018
UAE. GESS Dubai to discuss challenges and opportunities in teacher recruitment; the total number of schools is 1,597 with a little over 1.1 million students.
Posted: February 22, 2018
UAE. AIM Startup pitch competition in Oman and Egypt; Brings tech-entrepreneurs closer to investors, venture capital funds and mentors, to help new companies grow.
Posted: February 21, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Senior management appointments made in Saudi, Houston and Muscat, further bolstering Add Energy's global presence, and allowing the expert team to provide in-country support for on-going projects.
Posted: February 18, 2018
UAE. His official time was clocked at 47 hours and 21 minutes lowering the existing mark for this route which was 6 days.
Posted: February 10, 2018
OMAN. The company has a world-class manufacturing facility for wall and floor tiles in Sohar and has a distribution network spread across the region.
Posted: February 7, 2018
UAE. On 11th February 2018, Jonathan Shubert will attempt the almost superhuman feat of cycling 1,300km across Oman in under 48 hours and, in doing so, lowering the existing mark of six days and establishing a new World Record.
Posted: February 5, 2018
OMAN. Ali's role will focus on driving Cisco strategic initiatives in the Sultanate in line with Oman's Vision 2040 and the Digital Oman Strategy.
Posted: February 2, 2018
UAE. Analysis by ForwardKeys reveals that flight bookings for travel to the Middle East and Africa grew by 10.5% in 2017 and that growth is set to continue in the first quarter of 2018, as bookings are currently 11.2% ahead of last year's.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 20, 2019
UAE. The Deloitte report explores the benefits of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to governments and public sector entities, while exploring the ethical aspect in the use of AI.
date:Posted: February 19, 2019
UAE. Aging and growing populations, greater prevalence of chronic diseases, and advances in digital technologies continue to drive health care expenditures; NCDs continue to rise, fueled by urbanization, sedentary lifestyles, changing diets, and rising obesity levels.
date:Posted: February 18, 2019
BAHRAIN. Oxford Business Group launches 2019 publication on kingdom; The report provides in-depth coverage of the sectors that are attracting new investment.
UAE. The Deloitte report explores the benefits of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to governments and public sector entities, while exploring the ethical aspect in the use of AI.
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