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Posted: 09-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Classical political economists like Adam Smith or David Ricardo never used the term “economy” by itself. They always used the term “political economy.” For classical economists, it was impossible to understand politics without economics or economics without politics. The two fields are certainly different but they are also intimately linked. The use of the term “economy” by itself did not begin until the late 19th century. Smith understood that while an efficient market would emerge from individual choices, those choices were framed by the political system in whi
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. We are looking at the increased prospects of the divergence in economic sentiment between the U.S. and everywhere else returning as a dominant theme in market sentiment again.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. New report by Citi and Nielsen reveals key attitudes and trends towards wealth management; Arriving HNWI: Respondents are more focused on making planned investments; Upgrading HNWI: Respondents are pragmatic and less risk averse.
Posted: July 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The Venture, Chivas Regal's global search for the world's most promising social entrepreneurs, rewarded all five finalists at the final pitch event.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. According to a Kaspersky Lab's survey, half of businesses in e-commerce/online retail (48%) and financial services sectors (41%) can lose some type of finance-related information over the course of a year.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. The online gateway for trade and logistics services in Dubai reveals 97% adoption growth rate with the total number of registered companies reaching 106,000.
Posted: July 27, 2015
EGYPT. Three ships entered the new canal. The event marks the first time ships have simultaneously navigated the waterways since its inception more than a century ago.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. To preserve economic and social stability and continue with development plans, MENA governments are considering tax measures to broaden their revenue base and increase tax yields.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. The Forum is dedicated to providing opportunities for greater economic collaboration between BRICS nations.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. Executive Vice President and Head of the Emirati Segment at FGB and recognised as the "Unstoppable Woman in Banking", Huda believes all Emirati women are capable of reaching their potential and achieving their aspirations."
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. Sharp increase mainly due to continued strong performance with ongoing handovers of properties to customers; Growing retail, leasing and leisure contributed to overall results.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. "Following a two year bull-run we are currently going through a period of mid-cycle stabilization. This is primarily driven by a slow-down in the pace of demand growth, but with short term supply completions under control the market conditions are stable."
Posted: July 25, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. In the last twelve months alone, Airbnb has more than doubled in size in Africa; Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky attends Global Entrepreneurial Summit in Nairobi with Presidents Obama and Kenyatta.
Posted: July 25, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Mobily customers take advantage of high speed data roaming in major travel destinations across the US, Europe, Australasia and the Middle East.
Posted: July 25, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "Clearly the political line that Khamenei and the IRG follow is based on antagonism with the US and its close allies, while the vast majority of the Iranian people have been the direct victims of this ideologically driven menace.
Posted: July 24, 2015
UAE. Meeting held to support sustainable economic development in developing countries.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 28, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Study by Glowork highlights women's perceptions before graduation, shows regional differences within the Kingdom, and the need to develop part time jobs and internship programs.
date:Posted: July 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The undisputed king of oil and gas is making some moves that could change the face of the global refining sector; It all translates into lower prices of refined fuels that will eventually benefit Asian customers who will pay less for transportation, basic commodities and essential services.
date:Posted: July 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Too often, we see the future as we see the past - through the distorted lens of the present; But whatever the time, direction or dimension we are operating in when forecasting geopolitical events, we must simultaneously exist in the past, present and the future to prepare for a world that we have yet to know.
INTERNATIONAL. The undisputed king of oil and gas is making some moves that could change the face of the global refining sector; It all translates into lower prices of refined fuels that will eventually benefit Asian customers who will pay less for transportation, basic commodities and essential services.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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