Reports & Commentaries

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 7, 2018
UAE. The sector's slowdown was largely reflective of a marked easing in output growth, alongside softer job creation; Demand conditions remained strong, as indicated by steep new order growth and the third consecutive month of rising new export business.
Posted: March 7, 2018
UAE. Collaboration with Mums@Work will provide 18 Returnship roles to women with professional work experience resuming work after a career break.
Posted: March 7, 2018
UAE. 3.4% increase from 2017; Analysts Provide IT Spending Outlook for MENA at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, in Dubai.
Posted: March 6, 2018
UAE. The new thinking of Automated Detection & Response (ADR) enables new metrics that drive results, that impact not only security posture, but also the bottom line of the business.
Posted: March 6, 2018
UAE. As one of the oldest and most relied-on protocols of the modern Internet, DNS is the cornerstone to almost all other services and protocols; This makes DNS an appealing target to attackers.
Posted: March 5, 2018
UAE. Insider Threats occur for a variety of reasons; Human beings will do the most unusual things in the direst situations, but if they are not permitted to, many of the risks of Insider Threats can be mitigated.
Posted: March 5, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. New Center supports the Kingdom's Digital Transformation Initiative; Hundreds of high-tech, highly skilled jobs and training opportunities to be created.
Posted: March 4, 2018
UAE. Q4 2017 witnessed eight IPOs in the GCC compared to five in Q3 2017; Total number of GCC IPOs increased significantly in 2017 with 28 offerings, compared to four in 2016; Q4 2017 was a strong quarter for debt issuers in the GCC; US$12.5 billion worth of bonds issued in Q4 in Saudi Arabia.
Posted: March 2, 2018
UAE. Complementary roles for hydrocarbons and renewables, Majid Jafar, CEO Crescent Petroleum, tells Oxford Business Group in an interview.
Posted: March 1, 2018
UAE. The study, by GL Education, also suggests that students in the Middle East and South East Asia tend to have slightly more negative attitudes towards school life than students in the UK where it conducted a similar analysis.
Posted: February 28, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. With a crisp university degree in one hand, millennials can now take on the world... but just how relevant are today's degrees in preparing the future workforce for the working world?
Posted: February 27, 2018
LEBANON. The Index posted a decline of 9.3% from Q3 2017 and a decrease of 3.3% YoY; Increase in demand requires immediate measures and incentives.
Posted: February 26, 2018
MILAN. BCG and Altagamma release latest annual study; Luxury brands should devote particular attention to millennials and Chinese consumers; The overall luxury goods industry is worth approximately 915 billion euros today.
Posted: February 26, 2018
UAE. Findings show 39% of organizations are reliant on automation, 34% are reliant on machine learning, 32%are highly reliant on AI.
Posted: February 23, 2018
UAE. Offers cross-border property investments initially in Dubai, Mexico and Australia; Partners with Dubai-based Durise for cross-border sales of properties in Emirates.


date:Posted: March 15, 2018
UAE. Aging and increasing populations, advances in medical treatments, and rising labor costs will drive spending; Digital technologies are playing a vital role in reducing costs, increasing access, and improving care and the patient experience.
date:Posted: March 14, 2018
UAE. Capturing greater value requires regional organizations to invest in more than just technology. It is also necessary to make significant organizational and process changes, including approaches to talent, IT management and risk management.
date:Posted: March 14, 2018
UAE. Deloitte launched the Deloitte Accelerator for Social Innovation (DASI) program in the Middle East, which provides social enterprises in the region with an opportunity to grow and scale their impact.