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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: September 17, 2014
UAE. Retail construction will increase to meet demand and other GCC countries benefit from retail ripple effect, says new report.
Posted: September 16, 2014
UAE. Four Communications, part of the Four Communications Group, which has offices in London, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, has made an offer to acquire 100% of Consolidated PR Limited.
Posted: September 16, 2014
UAE. Virgin Mobile Central and Eastern Europe is an early-stage Mobile Virtual Network Operator providing innovative, affordable broadband mobile services to the youth and aspires to be the leading youth lifestyle and consumer-champion brand in the region.
Posted: September 16, 2014
UAE. US$117 million contract awarded to Raytheon; TALON will provide increased precision in the battlespace.
Posted: September 16, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. A total of more than 80 megaprojects each worth at least US$1 billion, are under way or planned for completion by 2030.
Posted: September 16, 2014
KUWAIT. Clients can now open gold accounts and implement selling and purchasing transactions; Service plays a significant role in the innovation of sharia-compliant products as well as in the diversification of investments.
Posted: September 16, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. "The Agenda" compiles results from 260 CEOs in Africa and includes insights from business and public sector leaders from 18 countries.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. eZayed Real Estate launches today. The new platform allows for both physical and online bidding on real estate -- something new to the region.
Posted: September 15, 2014
QATAR. QNB Group's total stake in Ecobank Transnational Inc, the leading pan-African bank, is now 23.5%; Aquisition in continuation of QNB's strategy of international expansion and growth.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. Leading property services company to franchise its 30-year old brand and successful business model to independent real estate agents and start-up brokerages.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. CEO Awards ME 2014 recognizes outstanding CEOs and business leaders across the Middle East.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. Law firm Eversheds has bolstered its Middle East Consulting offering with the hire of Principal Management Consultant Shery Ramezanian.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. Japanese architect to design projects in Dubai and Saudi Arabia; creative boundaries pushed with innovative, culturally aesthetic building developments.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. Major strategic acquisition presents opportunity to enhance exhibition organiser's retail offering to customers.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. As part of his new role, Damak will be responsible for developing the next phase of growth of S&P's Islamic Finance ratings and research worldwide.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 18, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. We have entered a new chapter in the history of central banking. This paradigm shift changes the policy tools that have traditionally defined the sphere of macroeconomic decision-making; We have built an economy that is now so leveraged that it needs zero percent interest rates just to tread water.
date:Posted: September 18, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. World Bank report spells out the repercussions of the political uncertainty and restrictions on movement and access and recommends remedial actions by all parties.
date:Posted: September 18, 2014
EGYPT. Qalaa Holdings' Hisham El-Khazindar discusses Egypt's economic prospects at Euromoney Conference.
SAUDI ARABIA. Saudi Arabia will need to keep cutting oil output to sustain prices above US$100 a barrel, according to BNP Paribas and Societe Generale; "We are swimming in crude, and they know that better than anyone because they are the biggest exporter."
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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