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Posted: 03-12-2008
UAE. Liverpool Football Club Captain Steven Gerrard joined forces with ‘Team Azizi’ last night at a VIP launch event for the Dubai-based developer Azizi Investments at London’s Dorchester Hotel. Gerrard gave his seal of approval to his signature tower - the Azizi Crystal at The Palm Jebel Ali - at the launch, which was attended by a host of VIP investors as well as guest speakers from CNN and Bloomberg. Within minutes of launch, the developer said it had achieved sales of more than AED150 million, dramatically bucking overall market trends and indicating continued interest in the
Posted: October 25, 2014
UAE. The top five routes from Abu Dhabi International Airport during September were Doha, London, Bangkok, Manila and Bombay. The top five routes accounted for 15% of all traffic.
Posted: October 25, 2014
UAE. Hosts 3nd quarterly meeting for representatives of business groups and councils; Topics included issues encountered by SMEs in obtaining finance and the high cost of operating their businesses.
Posted: October 25, 2014
QATAR. QInvest's Dr Ataf Ahmad spoke at Opalesque Gulf Roundtable in Dubai; The event brought together leading asset managers and investors from around the world.
Posted: October 24, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Ding* enables people from emerging markets working abroad to send top-up directly to the mobile phones of their family and friends back home.
Posted: October 24, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The speech will cap off a daylong event focused on spurring investment and cultural exchange in the Middle East; Oman Oil and Gas Minister to present.
Posted: October 24, 2014
UAE. Parsons provided design and construction supervision services for the Sheikh Zayed Street and Tunnel project.
Posted: October 24, 2014
UAE. Principles informed by global research and insight from CEOs, CFOs, regulators and other professionals, to drive better organisational decision making.
Posted: October 23, 2014
UAE. Quota practice sparks passionate discussion; HE Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi confirmed as patron of "Women in Industry" finale at ADIPEC 2014.
Posted: October 23, 2014
UAE. A convolution of technology and art servicing the real estate industry.
Posted: October 23, 2014
UAE. The Middle East Council of shopping Centres (MECSC) recognizes Majid Al Futtaim for his contributions to the MENA region.
Posted: October 23, 2014
UAE. As head of strategy, Adeline Ng will lead the strategic agenda for IHG in AMEA by evaluating market dynamics and identifying emerging growth opportunities.
Posted: October 23, 2014
UAE. Make sure what you put into place gives you the visibility, context and automation you need to resolve any security incident that comes your way.
Posted: October 23, 2014
UAE. The Gulf Business awards recognize the very best achievements of individuals and companies across various categories from the region's most economically-important sectors.
Posted: October 23, 2014
QATAR. A DMA is used where an owner wishes to engage a third party to carry out a development on the owner's behalf, and is suitable where the owner may not have the necessary skills, expertise or capacity to undertake the development.
Posted: October 22, 2014
UAE. Saudi Arabia had the largest rail project pipeline in the region with over US$100bn, including the Riyadh Dammam High-Speed Rail, which is currently under study, along with the Eastern Province Municipality - Dammam Metro.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 25, 2014
QATAR. Real GDP growth slowed to 7.3% in Q3 2014; However, the days of voracious Chinese demand driving up global commodity prices are probably over.
date:Posted: October 25, 2014
UAE. "When the system collapses, it is not the end of the world. It simply means that the major trading and financial powers in the world come together in a conference to write new rules of the game." ICA Conference in Dubai to address lessons from global economic crisis.
date:Posted: October 23, 2014
UAE. Deflationary reading of data endangers risky assets; Global cues drive GCC markets; Growth scare unsettles investors; Extreme bearishness on oil may be overdone.
UAE. "When the system collapses, it is not the end of the world. It simply means that the major trading and financial powers in the world come together in a conference to write new rules of the game." ICA Conference in Dubai to address lessons from global economic crisis.
INTERNATIONAL. Bitcoin has followed a volatile path to growing acceptance since its creation in 2009; In this interview finance expert Arturo Bris analyses the risks associated with bitcoin.
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