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Posted: 08-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Marc Faber the Swiss fund manager and Gloom Boom & Doom editor spoke today about the Standard & Poor's credit rating downgrade of US sovereign debt, and how the downgrade was long overdue as the 'junk bond' was no longer worth of an AAA rating. He views the downgrade as moderately positive for equities because it shows investors there is a risk in holding government bonds and discusses the conditions that will lead to QE3. Speaking in an interview from Chiang Mai, Thailand, with Susan Li on Bloomberg's "Asia Edge" this morning, Faber said a government b
Posted: January 18, 2019
UAE. Event held in Dubai discussed how innovation, technology and digital skills will be needed to deliver efficiency and social inclusion in the cities of tomorrow.
Posted: January 17, 2019
UAE. As the threat landscape evolves and cybercriminals continue to morph attacks and work to find new security holes, the unknown minority becomes important. Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools are about detecting that minority.
Posted: January 17, 2019
LONDON. The root cause stems from the lack of a marketwide, regulatory-enforced mechanism to reconcile subrogation accounts between parties.
Posted: January 16, 2019
UAE. The index fell from November's 55.3 to 53.7 in December; This was the second-lowest reading in over two years and below the historic average (since 2010) of 55.2, signalling relatively muted non-oil growth.
Posted: January 16, 2019
UAE. Avaya research reveals UAE consumers demand ‘SuperService'; Four-in-Five consumers want an immediate response from organizations they contact.
Posted: January 16, 2019
UAE. "Business Barometer: UAE CEO Survey", carried out by Oxford Business Group says executives face considerable challenges; Real estate downturn highlights ongoing economic challenges.
Posted: January 15, 2019
UAE. While organizations will relook at their structure and job roles to enable successful digital transformation across 2019, other key activity areas will be automation of customer experiences and the supply chain, Dimension Data says.
Posted: January 14, 2019
UAE. Cyber attacks rated as the highest risk in the UAE; MENA business leaders worried about energy price shock and unemployment.
Posted: January 14, 2019
UAE. 2019 starts well after the capitulation of December 2018; Hopes on the "patience" of the Fed and on trade discussions between US and China.
Posted: January 14, 2019
UAE. Deloitte Middle East launches Volume 1 of its Transfer Pricing Whitepaper Series; 82% of respondents of the Deloitte survey agree that transfer pricing structures are under critical evaluation in the MENA region.
Posted: January 13, 2019
UAE. New practical thought leadership from PwC outlines roadmap for the successful implementation of AI within the healthcare eco-system.
Posted: January 12, 2019
UAE. Yet inability to quantify the business cost of cyber risks leaves most boards of directors in the dark.
Posted: January 11, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA: Headline PMI dips to 54.5 from November's 55.2; Rate of job creation slips to 20-month low.
Posted: January 11, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. With the democratization of artificial intelligence (AI) and the development of accurate and clever conversational UIs, different types of VA have arisen.
Posted: January 10, 2019
UAE. Lowest PMI reading since October 2016 amid slower growth of output and new orders; Output prices reduced for third month running; Employment broadly unchanged.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: January 18, 2019
UAE. Event held in Dubai discussed how innovation, technology and digital skills will be needed to deliver efficiency and social inclusion in the cities of tomorrow.
date:Posted: January 17, 2019
UAE. As the threat landscape evolves and cybercriminals continue to morph attacks and work to find new security holes, the unknown minority becomes important. Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools are about detecting that minority.
date:Posted: January 17, 2019
LONDON. The root cause stems from the lack of a marketwide, regulatory-enforced mechanism to reconcile subrogation accounts between parties.
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