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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: July 28, 2015
UAE. James Hogan highlights the importance of consumer choice and innovation as the fundamental drivers of competition in the international airline industry.
Posted: July 28, 2015
UAE. S&K Estate Agents LLC (also known as Smith and Ken) has been handed to liquidators in a process to pay back creditors, with all 80-plus employees having lost their positions.
Posted: July 28, 2015
UAE. Union Bancaire Privée, announced today net earnings of CHF79.5 million as at the end of June 2015, down 3% from CHF 82 million one year earlier.
Posted: July 28, 2015
Lebanon. Bank posts an increase in its consolidated Net Profit by 1.1% compared to the same period of last year to reach US$70.1 million.
Posted: July 28, 2015
UAE. Innovation a key feature of business plans submitted at this year's Dunia Young Business Leaders Program; Students required to come up with a commercial concept and develop a complete business plan to prove its overall robustness.
Posted: July 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Internet.org brings new users onto mobile networks on average over 50% faster after launching free basic services; More than half of the people who come online through Internet.org are paying for data and accessing the internet within the first month.
Posted: July 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The African financial services industry is rapidly evolving as a result of advancing technology which is fueling innovation and growth in the sector.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. UAE-originated artisan brand to showcase unique assortment to chocolate connoisseurs at iconic luxury London store.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. The drop comes amongst a surge in supply as 6,750 new residential units were delivered this quarter, taking the total Dubai residential stock to 479,000 units.
Posted: July 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The Venture, Chivas Regal's global search for the world's most promising social entrepreneurs, rewarded all five finalists at the final pitch event.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. According to a Kaspersky Lab's survey, half of businesses in e-commerce/online retail (48%) and financial services sectors (41%) can lose some type of finance-related information over the course of a year.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. The online gateway for trade and logistics services in Dubai reveals 97% adoption growth rate with the total number of registered companies reaching 106,000.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. The Forum is dedicated to providing opportunities for greater economic collaboration between BRICS nations.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. Executive Vice President and Head of the Emirati Segment at FGB and recognised as the "Unstoppable Woman in Banking", Huda believes all Emirati women are capable of reaching their potential and achieving their aspirations."
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. Sharp increase mainly due to continued strong performance with ongoing handovers of properties to customers; Growing retail, leasing and leisure contributed to overall results.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. JINSA's Gemunder Center Iran Task Force has released a new report to provide an expert analysis of the JCPA, the final agreement with Iran on nuclear disarmament.
date:Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. "The proposed introduction of an Insolvency Law can only be a good thing, as it has the potential to strengthen business confidence and boost inward investment into the region."
date:Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Investment values in Egypt increased in 2014; UAE, Lebanon, Jordan and Morocco continue to be active in venture capital investments, according to the latest "MENA Private Equity & Venture Capital" report.
INTERNATIONAL. JINSA's Gemunder Center Iran Task Force has released a new report to provide an expert analysis of the JCPA, the final agreement with Iran on nuclear disarmament.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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