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Posted: 25-02-2008
INTERNATIONAL. In its latest monthly Global Focus, Standard Chartered predicts there will be no sharp upturn in the current US recession and it will have a global impact. The rest of world may be better insulated, but not decoupled, and as risk aversion mounts, countries with current account deficits will see their currencies under pressure.The big story that is set to continue to unfold over coming months, and indeed years, is how the balance of global economic and financial power is shifting, from West to East. But three issues currently stand out. First, how severe will be th
Posted: July 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Just 10% of insurers have strategic plans in place for the arrival of driverless vehicles; It will be up to 20 years before they become mainstream.
Posted: July 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The botched coup was nothing but, as he put it, "a gift from God" to purge what is left of Turkey's democracy and cleanse the army and judiciary in order to ensure the total subordination of all institutions to his whims.
Posted: July 21, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. PwC's real GDP growth projections for the UK revised down; Potential loss of passporting a challenge for London.
Posted: July 21, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Robust global M&A despite market volatility and geopolitical uncertainty; Digital to drive future deals as 67% of executives plan to buy new capabilities, according to new EY study.
Posted: July 19, 2016
UAE. Key digital solutions - including sales and service transformation, mobile payments, analytics, video advice, and cybersecurity - drive more than 90% of the value for retail banks.
Posted: July 18, 2016
UAE. "Overall there is a slight probability of British investors being negatively impacted by the devaluation of the British Pound following Britain's decision to exit the European Union," according to JLL
Posted: July 15, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. MSF can help serve a vast mass market, which otherwise may be out of reach due to high physical infrastructure costs, EY report finds.
Posted: July 12, 2016
UAE. "Spending in the region will need to be better prioritized in order to ensure it meets social and economic development. Governments will have to seek for the private sector involvement, innovate and find alternative funding sources to fund their project requirements."
Posted: July 12, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Uncertainty looms large over the third quarter of 2016 and beyond, but that is not necessarily a negative. In fact, if the uncertainty is met by reforms and improvements, then all of the present risk events could appear in hindsight as harbingers of positive change.
Posted: July 11, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Advances in technology and data analytics are expected to be significant contributors to the growth of ETF markets.
Posted: July 6, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Although the future will increasingly move away from human involvement, those companies who want to survive within this future will need to place humans at the centre of their service offering.
Posted: July 6, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. As smart devices are becoming autonomous, chief information security officers are being required to adopt new mechanisms and approaches to trust.
Posted: July 3, 2016
UAE. New Deloitte and 30% Club GCC study shares what GCC business executives really think; "In depth findings around quotas, board priorities and cultural challenges beg further dialogue that should lead to action."
Posted: July 1, 2016
UAE. Digital technology, changing workforce demographics and speed of innovation are causing companies to redesign organizational structure, evolve leadership models, and drive an employee-centric culture and experience.
Posted: June 30, 2016
UAE. Middle East investors eyeing London residential property to benefit by up to 31% compared to Q3 2007, according to Faisal Durrani, head of research at Cluttons.

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date:Posted: July 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Just 10% of insurers have strategic plans in place for the arrival of driverless vehicles; It will be up to 20 years before they become mainstream.
date:Posted: July 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The botched coup was nothing but, as he put it, "a gift from God" to purge what is left of Turkey's democracy and cleanse the army and judiciary in order to ensure the total subordination of all institutions to his whims.
date:Posted: July 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. 90% of non-tech companies face increased competition from digital adopters; 67% plan acquisitions to upgrade their digital capabilities.
INTERNATIONAL. The botched coup was nothing but, as he put it, "a gift from God" to purge what is left of Turkey's democracy and cleanse the army and judiciary in order to ensure the total subordination of all institutions to his whims.
INTERNATIONAL. As smart devices are becoming autonomous, chief information security officers are being required to adopt new mechanisms and approaches to trust.
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