Saudi Arabia

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Posted: 03-08-2011
SAUDI ARABIA. CB Richard Ellis released today the latest MarketView for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. OVERVIEWKing Abdullah’s recent pledge to spend 30% of the Kingdom’s annual economic output (approximately US$130 billion) on mass housing, job creation and training, unemployment benefits and a raft of other social and economic measures has been welcomed with great enthusiasm. However, as the supply and demand gap continues to widen in the housing sector, affordability remains the key deterrent for home ownership amongst Saudi nationals. Saudi Arabia has the largest re
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Announced MENA IPO deal value reached US$236.7 million in Q3 2017; Musharaka REIT Fund in Saudi Arabia raised US$ 95.1 million, largest IPO by capital raised; Global IPO activity for 2017 on course to be the busiest year since 2007.
Posted: December 14, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. FlexNet communications system will drive grid modernisation.
Posted: December 13, 2017
UAE. Construction on Dar Al Arkan's AED 800 Million skyscraper on Dubai Canal to start in early 2018, with Signature Interiors by Roberto Cavalli.
Posted: December 11, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Individual investors have the biggest stake in Badir incubated startups in the innovation and modern technology field at SR30 million, representing 40% of the total funding.
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 9, 2017
UAE. 65% of MENA executives would actively pursue mergers and acquisitions in the next 12 months; 53% feel more optimistic about credit availability.
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 6, 2017
UAE. MEED names 25 regional and international companies, as the best businesses in the GCC based on their contributions to the development of the region, at MEED Awards 2017.
Posted: December 5, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The main types of exports to Saudi Arabia are pharmaceuticals, precious stones, jewelry, machines, clocks and coffee.
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: December 4, 2017
UAE. Stable energy prices will underpin growth, with the price for Brent crude oil fluctuating in a tight range of US$50-60 per barrel; Regional political instability remains the main risk to MENA economies.
Posted: December 3, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. the internationally renowned composer and multi-instrumentalist artist will be performing a series of 6 shows taking place in 3 cities across the Kingdom.
Posted: November 30, 2017
UAE. SOUQ doubles number of items sold during White Friday 2017 compared to last year's event; Over 70% of customers shopped through mobile devices; Almost half of customers paid using electronic payment methods.
Posted: November 30, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Company develops a dedicated, diverse global foam portfolio, applicable in almost all industrial applications.
Posted: November 29, 2017
UAE. Over 2,500 are operational at the Group's 11 hotels in Dubai while over 7,500 rooms are under development in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, Turkey and the Maldives.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. The recent increase in mortgage activity can be attributed towards the rise of end users and investors taking advantage of capital structure through leverage. Structurally speaking, the higher levels of mortgage indicate that there will be lower levels of "flipping".
date:Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Announced MENA IPO deal value reached US$236.7 million in Q3 2017; Musharaka REIT Fund in Saudi Arabia raised US$ 95.1 million, largest IPO by capital raised; Global IPO activity for 2017 on course to be the busiest year since 2007.
date:Posted: December 15, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. AI will create 2.3 million jobs in 2020, while eliminating 1.8 million.
UAE. The recent increase in mortgage activity can be attributed towards the rise of end users and investors taking advantage of capital structure through leverage. Structurally speaking, the higher levels of mortgage indicate that there will be lower levels of "flipping".
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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