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: April 1, 2015
UAE. Shayne Nelson, Group CEO of EmiratesNBD, earned the top spot among all the listed companies studied during the ranking process; Six CEOs from the UAE among Top 10; Saudi Arabia, with 36 cEOs, walks away with the most number of trophies.
Posted: April 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "We think that sukuk issuers will likely list more of their sukuk on exchanges and that some regulators will start to accept sukuk as collateral for liquidity provisions."
Posted: March 31, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Washington is moving away from the strategy it has followed since the early 2000s - of being the prime military force in regional conflicts - and is shifting the primary burden of fighting to regional powers while playing a secondary role.
Posted: March 30, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Jamil Ghanawi, Head of JLL Saudi Arabia highlights the proposal aiming to help ease the current shortage of affordable homes and spur economic growth.
Posted: March 30, 2015
EGYPT. Saudi Arabia accused Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy, telling an Arab summit that he should not express support for the Middle East while fuelling instability by supporting Bashar al-Assad.
Posted: March 29, 2015
EGYPT. Arab representatives would meet over the next month to study the creation of the force, according to the resolution adopted by the leaders on the last day of the weekend
Posted: March 29, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. SABIC reiterates commitment to China and Asia as a partner for sustainable development and inclusive growth; emphasises that continued investments in people and innovation is key.
Posted: March 26, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The kingdom is said to be contributing as many as 150,000 troops and 100 warplanes to the operations; Egypt, Jordan, Sudan and Pakistan ready to take part in a ground offensive.
Posted: March 25, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Very few private sector firms in Saudi Arabia have plans to follow a recent Royal initiative and pay Saudi nationals a special bonus, a new Mercer survey has found.
Posted: March 25, 2015
UAE. UAE remained the top performer in the MENA region in terms of occupancy in 2014; Hotels across Dubai witnessed a decrease in RevPAR by 5.7% in January 2014.
Posted: March 25, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Ma'aden, the leading mining and metals company, partners with the GCC Board Directors Institute in committing to high corporate governance standards.
Posted: March 25, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Top tips for online house-hunters to avoid falling victim to fraud.
Posted: March 25, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Over 50 traders attended events hosted by regional analyst, Noureldeen Al Hammoury, who offered his thoughts and advice on the latest investment strategies for a range of assets from oil through to the Renminbi.
Posted: March 24, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Foster capital market development; Promote investor protection; Improve the regulatory environment; Enhance the CMA's organisational excellence
Posted: March 24, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The investment marks Jadwa's eighth private equity deal and follows a series of successful milestones in the company's private equity business.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 2, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank could emerge as an international rival to the World Bank and the IMF; By leaning on its allies publicly, but ultimately ineffectively, to resist China's AIIB overtures, Obama has exposed another level of increasing diplomatic and monetary weakness.
date:Posted: April 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "We think that sukuk issuers will likely list more of their sukuk on exchanges and that some regulators will start to accept sukuk as collateral for liquidity provisions."
date:Posted: April 1, 2015
UAE. Investment bank focused on emerging markets asserts that Dubai could also be a beneficiary, as multinational companies could use the emirate as their hub for Iran opportunities.
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