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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: September 7, 2018
UAE. BCG's global report on sustainable economic development progress places the UAE in the top quartile when it comes to well-being; the UAE performs above the majority of its GCC peers.
Posted: September 7, 2018
LONDON. Entrepreneurs must not be tempted to make their business a dynasty if they want long-term success, Ghazi Abu Nahl, Chairman of Nest Investments has warned.
Posted: September 6, 2018
UAE. Not having sufficient network protection may allow your organization's devices to be part of the next cyber-attack explains Harish Chib, vice president, Middle East & Africa, Sophos.
Posted: September 6, 2018
UAE. A skilled and agile workforce that can successfully use these technologies can enable manufacturers to rise to the challenges presented by Industry 4.0.
Posted: September 5, 2018
UAE. During Arab Future Cities Summit Dubai, Schneider Electric exchanges best practices in innovation from Naya Raipur, India and Istanbul, Turkey.
Posted: September 5, 2018
UAE. Employers are optimizing costs by shifting from cash allowances to a focus on benefits for employees.
Posted: September 4, 2018
UAE. Emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), play a critical role in enabling companies to be ubiquitous, always available, and connected to business ecosystems to survive in the near future.
Posted: August 28, 2018
UAE. Analysts to explore latest cloud trends at the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conferences in London and Las Vegas; Amazon was the No. 1 vendor in the IaaS market in 2017, followed by Microsoft, Alibaba, Google and IBM.
Posted: August 20, 2018
UAE. Saadi Kawkji from Aruba uncovers the pros and cons of the digital workplace and how to approach the trend while balancing risk with experience.
Posted: August 15, 2018
LONDON. The continued dependence on this interest-free loan, which is provided by the shareholders to cover any deficit in the policyholders' fund, does not provide enough incentive to operators to manage their companies in the best interest of policyholders and shareholders.
Posted: July 26, 2018
JORDAN. Found in southern Jordan, Wadi Rum is a protected desert offering striking sandstone formations, unique arches, and caverns, and is home to local Bedouins.
Posted: July 24, 2018
QATAR. The Middle East accounted for the highest share of wealth held in investable assets with Qatar investable wealth projected to grow at a CAGR of 7 percent by 2022, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group.
Posted: July 24, 2018
UAE. The ACCA & Thomson Reuters VAT Return Filing and Compliance survey has found many businesses still seem unsure about what is required of them in relation to certain aspects of the VAT regime and therefore require further clarification.
Posted: July 10, 2018
AMSTERDAM. 65% of organizations can’t analyze or categorize all the consumer data they store; Only 54% of companies know where all of their sensitive data is stored; 68% of IT professionals believe their organizations are failing to carry out all procedures in line with data protection laws.
Posted: July 9, 2018
UAE. IoT represents the beginning of a new era of networked systems in which highly developed applications intelligently monitor and control sensors, mobile devices, and machines in production environments and elsewhere.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 18, 2018
UAE. The Tax Dispute Resolution Committee is an administrative committee formed to decide on administrative decisions issued by an administrative body [the Federal Tax Authority].
date:Posted: September 17, 2018
UAE. Leading cloud experts chart multi-cloud's trajectory over the next five years; Report also features exclusive qualitative interview input from influential EMEA, global and Middle East-focused cloud experts.
date:Posted: September 16, 2018
UAE. Global demand for mobile data transmissions to grow by 40% Year-on-Year as 5G technology remains hot trend in the GCC.
LONDON. The impact of the competitive landscape has been more keenly felt amongst regional reinsurers that lack the scale and diversification of their foreign counterparts, coupled with "following" market practices that restrict their ability to dictate terms.
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