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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: January 17, 2019
UAE. Deal makes the UAE's leading private utility the first large water player to have four Sovereign investors as its shareholders.
Posted: January 4, 2019
UAE. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is home to some of the most exciting projects markets in the world; Over 3,100 completed projects to compete for honours as region's best.
Posted: December 13, 2018
OMAN. A cost-efficient, data center facility with a total floor area of around 9000 square meters, the center will accommodate around 1000 racks, making it the Sultanate's largest scale-data center.
Posted: November 29, 2018
UAE. 3 IPOs in Q3 2018 in GCC, across a wide range of sectors; US$ 484m raised from IPOs across KSA, Kuwait and Oman; US$ 3.3bn of sovereign bonds issued by KSA.
Posted: October 18, 2018
UAE. Cisco will provide data center technology and help enable Data Mount to design, deploy and secure its next-generation cloud services in data center in Jebel El Akhdar, Oman.
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%.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: January 18, 2019
UAE. Event held in Dubai discussed how innovation, technology and digital skills will be needed to deliver efficiency and social inclusion in the cities of tomorrow.
date:Posted: January 17, 2019
UAE. As the threat landscape evolves and cybercriminals continue to morph attacks and work to find new security holes, the unknown minority becomes important. Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools are about detecting that minority.
date:Posted: January 17, 2019
LONDON. The root cause stems from the lack of a marketwide, regulatory-enforced mechanism to reconcile subrogation accounts between parties.
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