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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: April 27, 2015
LEBANON. The bank maintained a solid financial performance in the first quarter of 2015, posting an increase in its unaudited consolidated Net Profit by 6.7% compared to the same period of last year.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. The Dubai Chamber CSR Label has been designed to provide a diagnostic framework, learning and development tool that will help to refine and improve CSR strategy, policies and practices in the UAE.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. 80% of senior managers use personal mobile devices at work but only 10% adopt appropriate security measures to protect their data.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. The landmark event will engage key stakeholders from the public and private sectors in an intense debate dedicated to creating a new SME agenda.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. Smartphone shipments to the Middle East and Africa saw unprecedented year-on-year growth of 83% in 2014, according to Q4 2014 Handsets Tracker released by IDC.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. "We are now seeing the western cities erode the lead of big Asian centres in tower office rents; London is closing the gap on Tokyo," finds the Skyscraper Index from Knight Frank.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. Regional organizations should work closely with trusted advisors to handle changes in storage needs generated by IoT, says Condo Protego.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. Temptations of UAE lifestyle make financial guidance essential for long-term planning, warns Nexus Group.
Posted: April 26, 2015
UAE. With the overall cost of living in parts of the UAE expected to rise, the availability of affordable housing stock and viable financing for this type of housing is becoming more important than ever.
Posted: April 25, 2015
BAHRAIN. Globalization for MENA exchanges is now about putting roots at home as opposed to global mergers; IPOs were the name of the game, ETFs are the new market reality now.
Posted: April 25, 2015
UAE. Survey shows that users in the UAE often take the easy way out when creating and storing their passwords. Only 20% of users create a separate password for each account while 5% of respondents use special password storage software.
Posted: April 25, 2015
UAE. Visa to bring global payments expertise to merchants, acquirers and partners in MENA region; Retailers meet to put spotlight on evolving retail ecosystem driven by innovative payment technologies and data based customer insight.
Posted: April 25, 2015
UAE. Ahead of the World Trade Organisations (WTO) next Ministerial Meeting, Global Trade Development Week (GTDW) will host a roundtable for discussion of WTO issues.
Posted: April 24, 2015
UAE. Hareb Al Darmaki, Executive Direcor Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, named as member of the Advisory Council; The Institute funds cutting edge research and fosters high level discussion aimed at better meeting the investment challenge.
Posted: April 24, 2015
BAHRAIN. The firm's buy-and-build strategy aims to empower mid-market companies to smash the glass ceiling and attain their true potential as regional leaders.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 6, 2015
UAE. Low oil price and strengthening USD could be a game changer; Risk-reward balance is less tipped in USD's favour; Several "AAA" currencies could gain back lost ground.
date:Posted: May 6, 2015
UAE. JLL assembles and analyses the widest range of comparative studies on city performance to date; Report in partnership with The Business of Cities Group.
date:Posted: May 6, 2015
UAE. Emirates remains the most valuable brand, with a brand value of US$6.6 billion; The total value of Qatari brands is up 47% in a year, the fastest rate of growth; KSA has the most brands (17) together worth US$21.7 billion
UAE. Emirates remains the most valuable brand, with a brand value of US$6.6 billion; The total value of Qatari brands is up 47% in a year, the fastest rate of growth; KSA has the most brands (17) together worth US$21.7 billion
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