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Posted: 01-08-2011
UAE. Results from the recently concluded Consumer Confidence Index survey conducted jointly by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site, and research and consulting organisation YouGov shows that residents in the UAE hold an optimistic view of their personal financial future, as well as of the country’s economy. However, a majority of surveyed employees feel that the current remuneration is not in line with the cost of living, with only 17% believing that now is a good time to buy consumer durables. According to the Bayt.com quarterly MENA Consumer Confidence Index survey, expec
Posted: May 4, 2016
UAE. Preliminary plans unveiled for Six Flags Dubai; scheduled to open in late 2019 in the second phase of the Dubai Parks and Resorts development initiative.
Posted: May 4, 2016
UAE. First ever ACCA Middle East Educators' Conference took place in Dubai; The way ahead points to innovative approaches to learning, creating professional accountants with 21st century skills.
Posted: May 4, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Overall smartphone share of the global handsets market is slowing as mobile phone (or feature phone) sales show some resilience through local brands in emerging markets
Posted: May 3, 2016
UAE. The inaugural event, on 10th May, will cover the hottest topics in the SME sector: Concept & Set up, Branding & Creativity, Money & Finance, Leadership & Growth, Strategy & Performance, Balance & Wellness.
Posted: May 2, 2016
UAE. Research has shown that companies that don't train are two and a half times more likely to have a substantial business downturn than those that do.
Posted: May 2, 2016
UAE. Leading Dubai-based property developer's first hotel property, managed by Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, has marked its official opening.
Posted: May 2, 2016
UAE. Average villa yields of 4.7% and apartments at 7.5% put affordable units at top of investor and tenant wish list; villa and apartment sales remain flat with prices down just 1.1% and 0.7% respectively, according to Chestertons MENA latest report.
Posted: May 2, 2016
UAE. PwC expands its Construction Disputes and Claims capabilities in the Middle East.
Posted: May 1, 2016
UAE. Unless we see a significant improvement in U.S. labor market data, such as 250K+ added jobs, average hourly earnings increasing by 0.5%, the dollar isn't likely to change course.
Posted: April 29, 2016
UAE. A partner in the firm for 20 years, Kevin has held numerous leadership roles including head of advisory from 2008 to 2012.
Posted: April 28, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Smart home, beacon, wearable, and other nascent IoT applications including energy management and smart cities are to propel the wireless IoT connectivity market forward.
Posted: April 28, 2016
UAE. 51% of all Dubai hotels in mid-market segment versus 89% in New York; PwC research released at ATM 2016 touts construction figure of US$80k per room as incentive for developers looking for solid returns in high demand segment.
Posted: April 28, 2016
UAE. Company strengthens presence in the region with five new deals and five openings in 2016 across the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
Posted: April 27, 2016
UAE. Residential values drop 2.2% in Q1 2016; Strongest quarterly decrease in five years and the seventh consecutive quarterly decline, according to Cluttons.
Posted: April 27, 2016
UAE. The offerings use mobile technology to engage people of all ages, locally and globally, with the aim to positively impact Education, Health, Global Sustainability and Financial Literacy.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 4, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The manager/directors of any company that is incorporated in Saudi Arabia should start to consider what changes may need to be made to the company's articles of association or bylaws.
date:Posted: May 3, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Emerging and startup digital banking platform technologies key to success of digital initiatives; incumbent application vendors have been slow to respond to new requirements.
date:Posted: May 3, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Highest quarterly attack total since group took Mosul in June 2014; Al-Qaeda affiliates take a back seat five years after Bin Laden, but are still a significant threat.
SAUDI ARABIA. The manager/directors of any company that is incorporated in Saudi Arabia should start to consider what changes may need to be made to the company's articles of association or bylaws.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
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