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Posted: 03-08-2011
QATAR. Despite the grim global economic landscape of the past few years, the number of construction sites in Qatar has increased steadily.  As the construction sector continues its seemingly unabated growth, companies are increasingly cognisant of the importance of implementing effective health and safety policies, particularly in respect of site safety.  Construction sites by their very nature tend to expose employees to heightened risks of accidental injury or even death, and the implementation and observation of effective policies are an integral part of mitigating those risks
Posted: August 24, 2016
QATAR. Qatar has acquired a 9.9% interest in the Company on a fully diluted basis (currently 19.4% ownership of Class A shares).
Posted: August 24, 2016
UAE. Index inclusion should raise the profile of sukuk and support inflows from international institutional investors, including index tracking funds.
Posted: August 23, 2016
UAE. EY: The MENA region witnessed six IPOs in Q2 2016, collectively raising US$397.2m, a 40% decrease in volume and 81% decrease in value compared to Q2 2015.
Posted: August 22, 2016
UAE. Well-established big-name brands perform well in the region, and tourism is a major driver of sales in Dubai. Although the region is likely to feel the impact of political unrest as well as global economic uncertainty, further growth is expected overall.
Posted: August 22, 2016
UAE. Regional markets should take a positive view going into the new week as Brent sends confident signals that hit the US$50 mark over the weekend.
Posted: August 18, 2016
UAE. The e-commerce site will also allow bebe to communicate and engage with customers in unique interactive ways
Posted: August 4, 2016
QATAR. NCR and 01 System's innovative technology will help customers to execute transactions faster and securely at Commercial Bank ATMs.
Posted: August 3, 2016
UAE. Oil prices and global economic volatility, regional political unrest as well as the recent UK vote on the referendum to leave the EU, "Brexit", continued to bring uncertainty to GCC markets.
Posted: August 1, 2016
UAE. "This will be a significant addition of 7,000 more schools than the current number to address the burgeoning school student population across the region."
Posted: August 1, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Additional partner strengthens Pulkovo Airport consortium / Fraport retains role as "Airport Operator".
Posted: July 26, 2016
KUWAIT. In a second phase, Loylogic will take over the ongoing management of the Nojoom program.
Posted: July 25, 2016
QATAR. First of its kind program in the Arabian Gulf region, will recognize publicly listed companies for their achievements and proactive efforts to foster professional investor relations standards.
Posted: July 25, 2016
QATAR. Dedicated civil defence area and key conference sessions to debut at this year's event with plans for considerable growth in 2018.
Posted: July 13, 2016
QATAR. Net Profit reached US$1.7 billion up by 12%; Total assets increased by 36% to reach US$190 billion, the highest ever achieved by the Group.
Posted: June 28, 2016
QATAR. The Al-Shaheen field produces 300 thousand barrels of oil per day. The concession will be operated by a new operating company held 70% by Qatar Petroleum and 30% by Total.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Next-generation CFOs need greater focus on leadership and team-building skills to succeed.
date:Posted: December 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. But implementation risks remain, including OPEC's adherence to the agreement and the willingness of other participants, notably Russia, to co-operate fully.
date:Posted: December 1, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Sector convergence and advances in technology and digitalization are altering the telecommunications landscape, according to EY's 15th biannual Telecommunications Global Capital Confidence Barometer (CCB).
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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