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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: November 19, 2018
UAE. Large majority of UAE survey respondents willing to bank with established technology companies, says Bain & Company study.
Posted: November 19, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. First mover advantage for Saudi companies that protect consumer data.
Posted: November 16, 2018
UAE. The new cybercriminals are effectively a cross-breed of the once esoteric, targeted attacker, and the pedestrian purveyor of off-the-shelf malware, using manual hacking techniques, not for espionage or sabotage, but to maintain their dishonorable income streams.
Posted: November 14, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. RPA software spending is on pace to total US$2.4 billion in 2022.
Posted: November 14, 2018
UAE Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace Survey reveals strength in diversity and opportunities for improvement; 74% of women aspire to senior leadership roles.
Posted: November 13, 2018
UAE. Secrets management refers to the tools and methods for managing digital authentication credentials (secrets), including passwords, keys, APIs, and tokens.
Posted: November 13, 2018
UAE. In this Mimecast-sponsored report, insights from global IT leaders have been sewn together to offer first-hand prescriptive advice and tactics for navigating the challenges of threat intelligence.
Posted: November 12, 2018
HONG KONG & SINGAPORE. Family businesses should better harness generational diversity, overcome entrenchment and engage external sources of talent and capital to sustain growth between generations.
Posted: November 11, 2018
UAE. New PwC Middle East report outlines how and why Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the region could apply a Student Journey management approach.
Posted: November 11, 2018
UAE. Slower improvements in activity and new work, alongside another contraction in employment contributed to the rate of growth slowdown.
Posted: November 10, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. According to one poll, 46% of audiences associate VR with novelty experiences and 60% with high-end gaming, but artificial and virtual reality have the capacity to provide truly transformative experiences by promoting new and meaningful feelings, skills and understanding.
Posted: November 9, 2018
UAE. Countries and companies have consistently fallen short of the effort required to attract enough people into the cybersecurity profession and ensure that they have the right skills.
Posted: November 8, 2018
UAE. Almost 900 C-suite executives from across the Gulf's industries were asked a wide-ranging series of questions on a face-to-face basis aimed at gauging business sentiment; Gulf highlights growing role of private sector.
Posted: November 7, 2018
UAE. Many UAE companies remain critically vulnerable to cyber-attacks because of a failure to maintain basic cyber-hygiene practices.
Posted: November 6, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. The headline ENBD Saudi Arabia PMI rose slightly to 53.8 in October from 53.4 in September, as employment and new order growth picked up.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 19, 2018
UAE. Large majority of UAE survey respondents willing to bank with established technology companies, says Bain & Company study.
date:Posted: November 19, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. First mover advantage for Saudi companies that protect consumer data.
date:Posted: November 16, 2018
UAE. The new cybercriminals are effectively a cross-breed of the once esoteric, targeted attacker, and the pedestrian purveyor of off-the-shelf malware, using manual hacking techniques, not for espionage or sabotage, but to maintain their dishonorable income streams.
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