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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 22, 2018
UAE. Second round of the AIM Startup roadshows will see a number of new startup companies enter the final round of the region-wide pitch competition to select the best startups.
Posted: January 21, 2018
UAE. Regional markets continued their upward trend with all main indices ending the week higher with the exception of Oman (-1.2%).
Posted: January 15, 2018
UAE. All six regional indices ending the week in the green, with only Oman having a marginally lower weekly performance of -0.3%; Egypt market was best performer.
Posted: January 15, 2018
KUWAIT. Marmore MENA Intelligence's outlook continues to be negative on Qatar and Bahrain; remains neutral on other GCC markets.
Posted: January 7, 2018
UAE. Investors are optimistic about the New Year's outlook for the region backed by increased oil prices and global growth; UAE markets were the performers.
Posted: January 2, 2018
UAE. Combined value of 1,424 active transport projects in the GCC region crossed US$392.2 billion by the end of 2017; As many as 60 transport projects with a combined estimated value of US$6.64 billion were completed in Q3; Fifteen new transport projects, worth US$2.08 billion were announced in Q3.
Posted: December 19, 2017
UAE. Businesses in 2018 will continue to face profound uncertainty because of the increasingly personalised and assertive style of national leaders who pursue more aggressive and more transactional diplomacy.
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Over the week, three out of the seven indices were in green, while four were in red.
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: January 23, 2018
DAVOS. Optimism in global economic growth reaches record level and rises in all countries; US reinforces its lead on China as a target market for growth in 2018; Terrorism, geopolitical uncertainty, cyber and climate change rise as threats to growth.
date:Posted: January 23, 2018
DAVOS. Global research explores C-suite views on readiness for the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on society, strategy, the workforce and technology investments.
date:Posted: January 23, 2018
BOSTON. Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Samsung top the list of the world's 50 most innovative companies, according to The Boston Consulting Group; Growing digital divide between strong and weak innovators on digital design, mobile capabilities, Big Data, and speed of adopting new technology.
DAVOS. Optimism in global economic growth reaches record level and rises in all countries; US reinforces its lead on China as a target market for growth in 2018; Terrorism, geopolitical uncertainty, cyber and climate change rise as threats to growth.
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