Most read articles

FEATURED REPORT...
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: April 18, 2016
UAE. The disagreement is mainly due to Tehran's resistance to the idea of an output freeze; Saudi Arabia is not willing to do a deal without Iran's participation as this could ignite a market share war.
Posted: April 14, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Despite the impact of low oil prices and civil unrest on many countries in the Middle East, a number of economies have a favourable long-term growth outlook, including the UAE, Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia.
Posted: April 13, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Open Europe sets out recommendations it believes are required in the event of Brexit in order to offset the costs and maximise economic benefits.
Posted: April 13, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. US$100 million research and engineering program to develop 100 million mph mission to the stars within a generation.
Posted: April 13, 2016
UAE. Findings From Eighth Annual ASDA'A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey Released; Lack of jobs and opportunities seen as the number-one recruitment driver for ISIS; Five years after fighting for political freedom during the Arab Spring, today most young Arabs prioritise stability over democracy.
Posted: April 12, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. 70% have worked outside the family business to gain experience; More than half worry they will need to spend time managing family politics.
Posted: April 12, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. PwC held a workshop in Saudi Arabia to update businesses in the GCC on the latest VAT developments and implications related to its introduction.
Posted: April 11, 2016
UAE. The price premium associated with a "view" has been one of a subjective assessment in Dubai, however there are decades of research that exist in the global markets that quantify the effect of a "view" on real estate assets.
Posted: April 10, 2016
UAE. Frost & Sullivan: Market expected to grow at CAGR of 5.7% between 2015-2020; Structural changes due to economic diversification, harmonisation of regional trade and customs regulations, and expansion of logistics infrastructure.
Posted: April 4, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. While Palmyra may hold great significance to the world, the final decision should belong to those who cared for it, managed it, fought for it, and protected it for generations: the Syrian people.
Posted: April 4, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Q1'16 was a historically volatile quarter for world markets and commodities; Gold posts outstanding quarter despite recovery seen in stocks, sentiment; Oil bottom in.
Posted: March 31, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. No long before doctors strat prescribing video games? Virtual reality games are already showing promise in tackling acute pain, seemingly by simply helping us focus on other things.
Posted: March 31, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Common misconceptions that men are more likely than women to want to work abroad have created barriers to the development of women in financial services and to the growth of the industry, says a new PwC report.
Posted: March 29, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Optimism among financial services firms has fallen at the fastest rate since 2011, according to CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey.
Posted: March 29, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Recent flooding in the UAE, particularly in Abu Dhabi, has highlighted the need for regional insurers to assess and manage their exposure to this category of catastrophe event, says A.M. Best Briefing.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 26, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Connectivity will allow home care robots to interface with smart home ecosystems.
date:Posted: May 26, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. In-app transactions improve customer experience and drive spending.
date:Posted: May 26, 2016
UAE. The 85% rally since Brent hit a 12-years low in Jan was supported by multiple factors, mainly oil disruption from major exporters and production cut back by U.S. shale.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
dhgate