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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 6, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Netanyahu is correct in suggesting that the traces of Iran's mischief are visible throughout the Middle East, including its financing of jihadist groups and other violent extremists, its meddling in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, and Yemen.
Posted: March 6, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Some 5,181 people saw their wealth rise beyond the US$30 million bracket, while 53 individuals became billionaires in 2014, taking the world's total billionaire population to 1,844.
Posted: March 5, 2015
UAE. Regional chemicals companies should capitalize on the opportunity to acquire international chemicals assets as a result of divestitures, says A. T. Kearney.
Posted: March 5, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. US companies remain optimistic, but worry about China's economic slowdown, pace of reform and perceptions of regulatory bias against international companies.
Posted: March 5, 2015
UAE. Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait all ranked in the top 10, with the three nations performing especially well on the basis of their propensity to spend on imported luxury goods and healthy appetite for premium travel.
Posted: March 4, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The real issue, that no one is fully prepared to address, is whether Greece's decades-long experiment with failed debt-financed socialism will be allowed to survive much longer.
Posted: March 4, 2015
UAE. The strong fiscal positions of most GCC sovereigns curb the need for debt or sukuk issuance to meet financing needs for infrastructure projects or deficits.
Posted: March 4, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Asset managers with best-of-breed technology able to provide sophisticated trading, risk management, portfolio accounting and reporting capabilities, set to take advantage.
Posted: March 4, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Cost savings, peace of mind and security are key factors driving growth of wireless connected devices; 89% of people want to connect all their devices in the future.
Posted: March 3, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Unexpected developments can catch the herd wrong-footed and spark major movements when the masses scatter at the same time. When that occurs, those who resisted the herd may find themselves rewarded. We believe that we are approaching such a point.
Posted: March 3, 2015
QATAR. QNB Group report examines recent developments and the outlook for the Qatari economy as it continues its strong growth based on large investment spending.
Posted: March 3, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. This isn't about Netanyahu and Obama, and both know it. It is about the reconfiguration of a region the US cannot subdue and cannot leave. It is the essence of great power strategy: creating a balance of power in which the balancers are trapped into playing a role they don't want.
Posted: March 3, 2015
UAE. According to a poll of over Gulf-based 100 healthcare professionals, 84% of respondents believe the UAE is the number one in terms of being a viable home for companies looking to invest in the Gulf with the aim of transferring knowledge.
Posted: March 2, 2015
UAE. Fiscal pressures on GCC economies are mounting with dropping oil prices accelerating the need to broaden and strengthen non-oil revenues, according to a new ICAEW report.
Posted: March 2, 2015
UAE. A tool for Governments, businesses and NGOs to look beyond economics toward Social Progress measurements to maximize FDI and growth.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: March 6, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Netanyahu is correct in suggesting that the traces of Iran's mischief are visible throughout the Middle East, including its financing of jihadist groups and other violent extremists, its meddling in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, and Yemen.
date:Posted: March 6, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Some 5,181 people saw their wealth rise beyond the US$30 million bracket, while 53 individuals became billionaires in 2014, taking the world's total billionaire population to 1,844.
date:Posted: March 5, 2015
UAE. Regional chemicals companies should capitalize on the opportunity to acquire international chemicals assets as a result of divestitures, says A. T. Kearney.
INTERNATIONAL. Some 5,181 people saw their wealth rise beyond the US$30 million bracket, while 53 individuals became billionaires in 2014, taking the world's total billionaire population to 1,844.
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