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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: October 20, 2014
UAE. A recent Deloitte study of FTSE100 company chairmen, finds company boards need to focus more on how integration is delivered, not just on the execution of the deal.
Posted: October 17, 2014
UAE. Event drives regional ICT industry to new heights; International technology giants partner with local industry leaders to transform regional ICT sector; "GITEX is unique in this region."
Posted: October 16, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. U.S.-led coalition warplanes launched their heaviest bombardment yet on the militants, who have been assaulting Kobani for nearly a month.
Posted: October 16, 2014
UAE. Dubai shares headed for the biggest weekly slump since December 2008 as oil extended its drop and on concern global growth may slow. Stocks in Saudi Arabia tumbled.
Posted: October 16, 2014
UAE. The Nexus 9 fuses HTC's design excellence with Google's latest Android Lollipop software to deliver a premium tablet experience.
Posted: October 16, 2014
UAE. Emirate Global Aluminium heads strong growth across region; Industry has the right fundamentals to survive and thrive.
Posted: October 16, 2014
UAE. When it comes to securing the privileged passwords, IT professionals seem to be not paying much importance, and are following flawed practices.
Posted: October 16, 2014
UAE. UAE employers will need to increase their focus on adopting organizational capability towards fast changing technology landscape to give their workers the right mix of skills.
Posted: October 15, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Kurdish and Iraqi forces fought to hold back advancing jihadists on the Syria-Turkey border and near Baghdad as Washington pushed to rally its allies against the Islamic State group.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. Amanat Holdings, the Dubai startup that's selling shares to the public this month, plans to spend about 1.75 billion dirhams buying stakes in three to six healthcare and education companies.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. The IMF revises GCC growth higher, but GCC equities head lower; Concerns on global growth spur flight to safety; The USD may have peaked short-term.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. Located in Jebel Ali, LEGOLAND Dubai will cover a total of three million square feet and feature over 15,000 LEGO model structures made from more than 60 million LEGO bricks; To feature six themed areas.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. FGB sells entire 45% stake in First Gulf Financial Services; Founded in 2001 FGFS deals in local equities on the Abu Dhabi and Dubai stock markets.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. The prevailing aspiration of any business is performance, while that of society is progress. Global Business Leaders Conference, held by INSEAD, explores how these objectives can work together.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. The UAE has been increasingly attracting international investment and businesses across the world, keen to tap into the country's tech opportunities.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 22, 2014
UAE. HSBC global expat survey highlights job prospects, better salaries, higher personal security as primary factors attracting expats to the country.
date:Posted: October 22, 2014
UAE. The total number of IPOs in Q3 2014 was lower than the previous quarter where we saw seven offerings. However, the total value in Q3 2014 was US$ 1.6 billion, which is a 78% increase in total value compared to Q2 2014.
date:Posted: October 22, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The problem with an export-based economy is that the exporter is the hostage of its customers. Germany's and China's well-being depend not only on how they manage their economies, but on how their customers manage their own economies.
INTERNATIONAL. Bitcoin has followed a volatile path to growing acceptance since its creation in 2009; In this interview finance expert Arturo Bris analyses the risks associated with bitcoin.
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