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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: May 19, 2015
UAE. Malaysia & Saudi Arabia hold 69% of total funds under management; Sukuks & equities are the most preferred asset types for investors & asset managers.
Posted: May 19, 2015
UAE. Analysts say every Business Unit is becoming a "Technology Startup" during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015, 19-21 May, in Dubai.
Posted: May 19, 2015
UAE. Security company provides top tips for users to keep their data and security safe on public Wi-Fi networks.
Posted: May 19, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. "Saudi Arabia looks set to benefit from additional capital inflows, despite headwinds from lower oil prices."
Posted: May 19, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Center to to provide end-to-end services and skills for petroleum refinery and petrochemical companies in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries.
Posted: May 19, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. What we are seeing now are fundamental re-emerging realities: Europe is a highly fragmented collection of nation-states. China contains its centrifugal forces through a powerful and repressive government in Beijing. Russia is neither an equal of the U.S. nor a helpless cripple to be ignored or tutored. And the map of the Middle East, created by the Ottomans and the Europeans, has hidden underlying forces that are rearing their heads.
Posted: May 18, 2015
UAE. Executive search firm reveals latest pay scales for top-rung professionals in UAE's best-paying sectors; Construction is the highest-paying sector for senior management executives.
Posted: May 18, 2015
UAE. A subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corp signed the deal to build infrastructure for ADCO; Deal will lift ADCO's daily crude production from 1.4 million to 1.8 million barrels by 2017.
Posted: May 18, 2015
UAE. Acquisition of the specialist project management and cost consultancy firm strengthens Colliers' project management capabilities across the region.
Posted: May 18, 2015
UAE. Office market pockets continue to outperform; Strength of demand for industrial space underpinning strong rental growth, according to the latest research report by Cluttons.
Posted: May 18, 2015
UAE. Ties up with Dubai Cares and support partners to adopt a primary school in Western Nepal.
Posted: May 18, 2015
UAE. Dubai has a presence of 55.7% of international retailers followed by Shanghai with 53.4%; Abu Dhabi ranks third place in top target market by new entrants; London retains top position as international shopping destination.
Posted: May 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. 41% of businesses are now equally focussed on divestment and acquisition activity; 54% of businesses said price was not their main consideration, with deal certainty taking precedence; Shift towards "manage and sign" approach rather than "sign and manage."
Posted: May 18, 2015
UAE. Renowned cybersecurity visionaries Bruce Schneier and Dan Lohrmann highlight importance of resilience and response strategy to thrive against cyberattacks at 3rd Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC) 2015.
Posted: May 18, 2015
UAE. With revenues, operating profits, and return on equity still under pressure, banks must narrow their focus and play to strengths; Upgrading digital capabilities is mandatory, says report by The Boston Consulting Group.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

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.
date:Posted: May 21, 2015
UAE. New study conducted by YouGov and commissioned by the social enterprise C3 reveals the impact of CSR programs on UAE residents; Around three-quarters of residents are more likely to purchase from companies that actively contribute to the community.
date:Posted: May 20, 2015
UAE. According to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group, 33% of consumers would rather accept a 20% reduction in salary than give up their mobile phone; SME mobile leaders in emerging markets are leapfrogging older generations of technology still widely used in developed markets.
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