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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: March 19, 2019
UAE. With traditional security models alone proving insufficient, Help AG is set to host its Security Spotlight Forum in the UAE this March to help enterprises understand and adopt the Zero-Trust approach.
Posted: March 19, 2019
UAE. Oxford Business Group launches 2019 publication on emirate's economy at Nasdaq Dubai MarketSite.
Posted: March 19, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Fifty-two percent of Saudi CEOs also believe becoming a victim of a cyber-attack is now a case of "when" and not "if" for their organisation.
Posted: March 18, 2019
UAE. Respondents were more concerned about short-term macroeconomic risks; Executives strongly advocate for economic diversification; Respondents anticipate that advanced technologies (AI, robotics, IoT, blockchain) will be used across the region over the next three to five years.
Posted: March 18, 2019
UAE. Summit to be held in Abu Dubai on 4 April, 2019 will be followed by week of SANS cyber security training delivered by industry-leading experts.
Posted: March 17, 2019
UAE. The vulnerabilities, which resided in associated smartphone apps, were both easy to find and easy to fix, according to research by Pen Test Partners.
Posted: March 17, 2019
UAE. Threat actors are relentlessly targeting end users for their credentials to penetrate corporate networks and businesses must be proactive in their cyber security hygiene measures.
Posted: March 15, 2019
UAE. Participation rates are high in the UAE at 37% compared to other parts of the world.
Posted: March 15, 2019
UAE. "With the changing role of finance and increased emphasis on technology, it presents an opportune time to drive a collective vision, which with the use of algorithms, blockchain and innovative tech can support in reducing biased decision making in the recruitment and progression processes within organisations."
Posted: March 13, 2019
KPMG: Saudi Arabia on path to becoming a regional Fintech hub; SAMA's 'FintechSaudi' and the recent decision to set up 'Sandbox' regulatory environment will have a positive impact.
Posted: March 13, 2019
UAE. Mercer's 2019 Quality of Living survey identifies the highest ranked cities in terms of quality of living worldwide; Abu Dhabi and Dubai were ranked as the top 2 cities in the Middle East.
Posted: March 12, 2019
UAE. The smarter way is to use the potential of the cloud to drive cloud security; Cloud economics makes effective security affordable to small and medium. enterprises too.
Posted: March 12, 2019
UAE. Leveraging analytics to manage risk and optimize the supply chain, going beyond compliance to positively impact communities and society at large, and transforming perceptions of the industry to attract and retain a diverse workforce are among key focus areas
Posted: March 11, 2019
UAE. Total business activity rose at the fastest rate in nine months, while new business increased at a pace above the 2018 average; Employment, however, fell at the fastest rate since the survey began in 2010.
Posted: March 11, 2019
UAE. According to Visa data, MENA eCommerce witnessed a 27% increase in payment volume and 44% increase in online transactions in 2018 over 2017.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: March 19, 2019
UAE. With traditional security models alone proving insufficient, Help AG is set to host its Security Spotlight Forum in the UAE this March to help enterprises understand and adopt the Zero-Trust approach.
date:Posted: March 19, 2019
UAE. Oxford Business Group launches 2019 publication on emirate's economy at Nasdaq Dubai MarketSite.
date:Posted: March 19, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Fifty-two percent of Saudi CEOs also believe becoming a victim of a cyber-attack is now a case of "when" and not "if" for their organisation.
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