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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: May 31, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. The "big five" generated a record €15.6bn in revenue in 2017/18, a 6% increase; Premier League clubs' revenues increased to €5.4bn; The Premier League is 72% larger than its nearest competitor.
Posted: May 30, 2019
UAE. A study by BCG and The Network found the UAE is attractive for digital experts eyeing a move abroad for career advancement.
Posted: May 30, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. Organizations and customers alike turn to Artificial Intelligence to enhance customer-controlled digital experiences.
Posted: May 28, 2019
UAE. Research into how people feel about technology reveals that many also have concerns about data privacy.
Posted: May 27, 2019
UAE. "Succeeding long-serving CEOs is clearly very challenging. Their successors typically both deliver lower returns to shareholders and are noticeably more likely to be dismissed than the legend they succeeded as well as their peers."
Posted: May 25, 2019
NEW YORK. New YPO Global Pulse survey finds that customers are the primary inspiration (48%) for business innovation around the world; Consultants (10%) and think tanks (7%) lag far behind in the minds of respondents.
Posted: May 24, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. The possibility of cosmic real estate is approaching rapidly, with the engineer poised to pioneer the process; It is entirely likely that our next chapter as a species is written in the stars.
Posted: May 24, 2019
KUWAIT. Global and regional yields trended lower in the first quarter; About US$30 billion in fund inflows expected following EMBI index inclusion.
Posted: May 23, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Millennials in Saudi Arabia are more satisfied with their life today compared to global peers; Saudi youth are more ambitious about career and entrepreneurship opportunities; 94% would consider joining the gig economy.
Posted: May 20, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. With "all things digital", a generous amount of ambiguity and experimentation is always to be expected. But one thing seems fairly certain: big data will demand more of people, not less, as our digital epoch unfolds.
Posted: May 17, 2019
LONDON. The UAE is the best-known example of business-friendly reform in the MENA region; Many Western countries' instinct to protect and turn inwards, combined with a wider stagnation in the quality of Governance globally is acting as a brake on Economic Openness.
Posted: May 17, 2019
UAE. Ecosystems and open platforms create an economy of things; First Digital Trust Forum with international experts; "We need secure, open platforms and an internet in which users have the power to decide for themselves."
Posted: May 14, 2019
UAE. Bank calls upon companies to take a more proactive role in sustainability reporting; Top drivers for organisations investing in sustainability are improving reputation and sense of responsibility, study finds.
Posted: May 13, 2019
UAE. The streaming company is reaping the rewards of its expansion into the Middle East; Its original content seems to be enhancing its Buzz and Impression scores in these countries.
Posted: May 13, 2019
UAE. The Spring 2019 issue of the magazine puts technology in the spotlight with topics such as machine learning in security of oilfield service businesses.

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date:Posted: June 18, 2019
UAE. Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Index: Manufacturers will more than double multicloud use in the next two years.
date:Posted: June 18, 2019
UAE. Results demonstrate that by getting ahead of risk and protecting data in the cloud, companies are more likely to experience benefits that drive business acceleration.
date:Posted: June 17, 2019
UAE. A report by DarkMatter Group found cybercriminal attacks in the UAE and Middle East are both widespread, frequently undetected, and often state-sponsored.