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: May 5, 2015
UAE. JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group has released its 2015 Middle East Hotel Intelligence Reports today for the key markets of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Jeddah and Riyadh, at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) in Dubai.
Posted: May 5, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Foreigners will be able to own up to 49% of a single stock and institutional foreign investors with a minimum of 18.75 billion riyals (US$5 billion) under management will be allowed to invest directly in the stock market.
Posted: May 4, 2015
QATAR. French President Francois Hollande sought to boost ties in the Gulf as he oversaw the signing of a warplanes deal with Qatar and headed to Saudi Arabia for a summit.
Posted: May 1, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Saudi Arabia's government and external balance sheets currently remain strong and provide a buffer to withstand external shocks, including a drop in oil prices; The outlook remains negative, reflecting S&P's view that Saudi Arabia's general government fiscal position is weakening.
Posted: May 1, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. There are no indications that the move will lead to changes in the fundamental way the world's top crude exporter makes its oil decisions.
Posted: May 1, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. With a market cap of US$535 billion, Saudi Arabia's market akes up 6.4% of the global Emerging Market's capitalization, which stands at US$8.3 trillion.
Posted: April 29, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Interior Minister Mohammed bin Nayef is new Saudi heir; King's son is second-in-line, sealing succession for decades; Changes come during unprecedented regional turmoil.
Posted: April 28, 2015
UAE. The report provides an outlook on the global economy, a look at merger and acquisition activity in the consumer products industry and the importance of connecting with the connected consumer.
Posted: April 28, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. JLL report assesses latest trends in Saudi Arabia's largest city; Recent changes to the mortgage regulations have resulted in a shift in demand away from residential sales to rentals.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. Industry must focus on cyber security, integration and analytics to reduce extraction costs and plug systemic skills crisis; Strategy firm releases white paper on data driven oil fields.
Posted: April 27, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Since its accession to the WTO in 2005, the Saudi Arabia has embarked on a dual process of opening its markets to foreign companies and regulating its labour market to promote employment for nationals.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. Family Business Network GCC releases a legal white paper assessing succession planning legal vehicles available for GCC family businesses.
Posted: April 23, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Frost & Sullivan estimates Saudi Arabia will have a 4% weight in the Morgan Stanley Capital International emerging market index. This implies hundreds of billions of dollars would flow into investments.
Posted: April 23, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Kevin Ceccon, Italian Champion is now set to inspire KBW companies on the race tracks.
Posted: April 23, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. "We have moved our position significantly and, without question, this deal represents the best option for financial institutions seeking recoveries."

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 25, 2015
UAE. there is potential for investor sentiment towards the Euro to be pulled down even further by the news that anti-austerity parties were declared victorious in several local elections in Spain.
date:Posted: May 25, 2015
JORDAN. Partnerships between public, private, and people sectors can help MENA region reduce world's highest youth unemployment rate.
date:Posted: May 22, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The minutes basically unofficially confirmed that there are only the slimmest of chances for a US interest rate increase next month.
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