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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: August 10, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. 54% of the working age population in MENA is unemployed with little prospect of any positive immediate change; A shift in focus towards giving young people employability skills is required.
Posted: August 8, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Wealth-X Billionaire Census reveals record global billionaire population; Asia leads all regions in growth of both billionaire population and wealth at 15.2% and 19.6% respectively.
Posted: August 8, 2016
UAE. The limited stock of affordable options in Dubai has caused for the neighbouring emirates to act like satellite cities. Around 1.1 million people who work in Dubai are residents of another emirate (30% of the active population), as they try to take advantage of the cheaper rates.
Posted: August 4, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Analytics hub addresses key commercial challenges across the sector through a single integrated platform; Predicts consumer choice to inform key decisions; Combines deep sector insights with the scale and security of the Microsoft Cloud.
Posted: August 4, 2016
LEBANON. 78% of the surveyed Lebanese considered that their personal financial situation is "worse off" than it was six months earlier, while 17.6% stated that their financial situation remained the same and only 4.4% said it was "better off".
Posted: August 4, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. If the basic ingredients of access to jobs, amenities and lifestyle can be provided outside of cities, then a solution to the negative effects of urbanisation is right at our fingertips.
Posted: August 4, 2016
UAE. Latest quarterly global survey from ACCA and IMA shows oil price rise boosts business confidence across GCC; Continued focus on diversification and closing budget deficits remain key; However Brexit shock likely to offset fragile recovery in global business confidence in Q2 16/17.
Posted: August 3, 2016
UAE. Oil prices and global economic volatility, regional political unrest as well as the recent UK vote on the referendum to leave the EU, "Brexit", continued to bring uncertainty to GCC markets.
Posted: August 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. As well as cost reduction and improved efficiency, blockchain could be a transformative technology changing the way the industry operates, enabling revenue growth in the sector as higher-quality service leads to new business.
Posted: August 1, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Part of BCG's mission to further advance the strategic, socio-economic objectives outlined in the Saudi Vision 2030; The initiative is especially designed to help nurture young Saudi talents and equip the nation's youth with tools, knowledge and leadership skills.
Posted: August 1, 2016
UAE. New report from MEED says oil price recovery will boost UAE economy in 2017; Higher oil prices, Expo 2020 and increasing trade with Iran to drive recovery; Projects market to benefit from return of confidence with $629bn project pipeline.
Posted: July 31, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Finland tops 2016 Social Progress Index; Canada, Australia and UK also perform well; The most significant underperformers relative to GDP are the Gulf States: Saudi Arabia (65th, $49,537); Kuwait (45th, $69,878) and the UAE (39th, $64,563).
Posted: July 29, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Iran received its first delivery of Russian-made S-300 air defense systems in May; Satellite imagery shows intensive construction underway at an air base near Tehran to accommodate the systems.
Posted: July 29, 2016
LIBYA. Libyan strategic projects set to soar after Libyan Local Investment & Development Fund (LLIDF) appoints PwC as its strategic advisor.
Posted: July 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The specific technologies that will have the biggest impact on each industry will vary, but PwC analysis identifies the "Essential Eight" which will have the most cross-industry and global impact over the coming years.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: August 28, 2016
UAE. Entrepreneurs cite personal fulfillment, freedom to choose a work-life balance and the ability to be their own boss, according to Bayt.com and YouGov report.
date:Posted: August 28, 2016
UAE. Gender diversity and improving social conditions driving adult female participation in the GCC's labour force to reach 32% in 2015, revealed an Al Masah Capital Report on "GCC Women - Entrepreneurs in a New Economy".
date:Posted: August 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Biased and selective perceptions, reinforced by historical experience and incompatible ideologies, have locked both sides into immobile positions.
UAE. Gender diversity and improving social conditions driving adult female participation in the GCC's labour force to reach 32% in 2015, revealed an Al Masah Capital Report on "GCC Women - Entrepreneurs in a New Economy".
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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