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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: April 6, 2018
UAE. 77% of delegates at EY's recent MENA Tax Conference believe that digital will have a significant impact on the way authorities collect, administer and enforce taxation in the mid-term.
Posted: April 5, 2018
UAE. They earn 67% more in median total compensation than non-CMAs; That is an increase from last year's report, which found CMAs earned 45 percent more in median salary.
Posted: April 4, 2018
UAE. Executives interviewed for the latest edition of the Business Barometer: UAE CEO Survey carried out by Oxford Business Group (OBG) were broadly upbeat about the country's outlook for the coming 12 months.
Posted: April 4, 2018
UAE. AI has important but limited applications within cyber security. Rajat Mohanty, co-founder and CEO at Paladion, illustrates what some of those limitations are, and the key areas of application in cyber defence.
Posted: April 3, 2018
UAE. Organized by Bloomberg Businessweek Middle East, The Global Leaders Forum aimed at addressing challenges and next steps in creating sustainable business and economy.
Posted: March 27, 2018
UAE. In the MENA region, the use of AI could be even more beneficial as customer behaviours are even more difficult to interpret considering the large expat community and diverse cultures.
Posted: March 26, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. Deloitte Global CEO discusses skills of the Fourth Industrial Revolution with Saudi university students.
Posted: March 23, 2018
UAE. Accenture rolls out SAP S/4HANA as a foundation for real-time analytics, from visitor preferences to sustainability
Posted: March 21, 2018
UAE. The need for coordinated action is particularly important in the Middle East and North Africa, where 47% of the population is under 25 years old, leading to increased demand for high-quality education.
Posted: March 20, 2018
UAE. 79% of regional CEOs confirm that consumer behaviour will be disruptive to their business over the next five years, compared to 68% globally; 81% are working to create transparency around their organisation's values, compared to 73% globally.
Posted: March 20, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Public-sector employees embrace government use of AI at a higher rate than other citizens.
Posted: March 19, 2018
LONDON. Corporate board diversity will be key for companies' long-term success; EY announces global innovation garage to meet demand for disruptive technologies.
Posted: March 18, 2018
UAE. Internet of Things is rapidly expanding the attack surface of the digital enterprise and exposing it to risk levels not seen before.
Posted: March 18, 2018
UAE. Unprecedented disruption is steadily engulfing the regional banking and financial services space with the private sector, governments, and individuals realigning their operations in line with the day-to-day needs of the customer.
Posted: March 18, 2018
UAE. UAE leads the MENA IPO value with US$2.2 billion in Q4 2017, raising the highest value since 2014; More regional energy companies to go public in 2018 and beyond.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 20, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Focus of the report is how we are nearing the end of the largest monetary policy experiment of all time in a backdrop of ascendant nationalism, staggering inequality and a widespread loss of hope among the younger generation.
date:Posted: April 19, 2018
UAE. Software technology sector saw most number of professionals changing jobs in 2017; Lack of opportunities for career advancement touted as the biggest reason.
date:Posted: April 19, 2018
LEBANON. Drop due to the suspension of interest-rate subsidies on housing loans at the beginning of the year; The index is at its lowest level since Q2 2015 and the third lowest level in 43 quarterly readings; Reviving demand in Lebanon requires immediate measures and incentives from the government.
INTERNATIONAL. Focus of the report is how we are nearing the end of the largest monetary policy experiment of all time in a backdrop of ascendant nationalism, staggering inequality and a widespread loss of hope among the younger generation.
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