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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: June 23, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The NTP aims to boost non-oil revenue by 2020 through more than 500 initiatives including the implementation of new taxes and increasing government fees and taxes on "harmful products."
Posted: June 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. 27% believe digitalization is the greatest disruptor to their core business.
Posted: June 22, 2016
UAE. A new generation of young, highly motivated and mostly well-educated men and women is ready to take over leadership of their family businesses, according to new Deloitte report.
Posted: June 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Combined with a shift to preventing ill-health through wellness, design could take healthcare out of the hospital with transformative effects.
Posted: June 21, 2016
UAE. 63% of regional telcos see capex trending up in the next 12 months, compared with 50% globally.
Posted: June 21, 2016
UAE. "This Deloitte study is unique because it provides an exclusive perspective on the issues boards of directors in the region are currently facing."
Posted: June 21, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. People worry that their employer may use the data against them and not for their benefit, according to new PwC research.
Posted: June 20, 2016
UAE. After weeks of analyzing voting polls and volatile markets, in a couple of days we'll get to know the outcome of UK's referendum on EU membership.
Posted: June 20, 2016
UAE. Need to ensure right knowledge, systems and processes are in place; The envisaged system is a standard fully-fledged VAT system that will apply at 5% across the GCC.
Posted: June 20, 2016
UAE. The MEA region will see a 6-fold growth in IP traffic - (CAGR of 41%) from 2015-2020; Internet traffic in 2020 will be equivalent to 527x the volume of the entire Internet in the region in 2005; Mobile data traffic will grow 15-fold from 2015 to 2020 (CAGR of 71%) - 2 times faster growth than fixed IP traffic.
Posted: June 17, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Sterling volatility has hit unimaginable levels with major financial figures repeatedly voicing their concerns over the impact a Brexit could have not only on the UK, but for the global economy.
Posted: June 17, 2016
UAE. ACCA addresses the financial literacy skills gap with a new guide for anyone starting their own business, new to financial management or simply seeking to improve their knowledge.
Posted: June 16, 2016
UAE. Whereas businesses were likely to consider human capital, reputation and customer capital as the assets with most strategic value, in 2016 innovation has started to take the lead.
Posted: June 15, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The proposed study will be a collaborative exercise working with the Long Finance community.
Posted: June 15, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. "The new law will result in a fundamental change in Saudi Arabia's real estate market and help stimulate further development to address the severe shortage of middle income housing".

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 23, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The NTP aims to boost non-oil revenue by 2020 through more than 500 initiatives including the implementation of new taxes and increasing government fees and taxes on "harmful products."
date:Posted: June 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. 27% believe digitalization is the greatest disruptor to their core business.
date:Posted: June 22, 2016
UAE. A new generation of young, highly motivated and mostly well-educated men and women is ready to take over leadership of their family businesses, according to new Deloitte report.
SAUDI ARABIA. The NTP aims to boost non-oil revenue by 2020 through more than 500 initiatives including the implementation of new taxes and increasing government fees and taxes on "harmful products."
UAE. Speculators are being replaced by end users; Cooling prices are not a concern; Brits are the third largest group of investors outside the Middle East.
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