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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 14, 2014
UAE. BYOD driving global mobile malware types above record 3 million in 2014.
Posted: October 13, 2014
QATAR. The Group's conservative policy in regard to provisioning continued with the coverage ratio reaching 124% in September 2014.
Posted: October 13, 2014
UAE. Consumer credit scores and trace creditworthiness are vital for projecting the probability of an insurance claim in the future, according to the CEO of the Saudi Credit Bureau (SIMAH).
Posted: October 13, 2014
UAE. The mobile student has entered the campus: owns three or more connected devices, prefers a Wi-Fi connection and working outside normal school hours.
Posted: October 13, 2014
UAE. Top CEOs and finance leaders gathered in Dubai for the first Chartered Accountants Worldwide Summit.
Posted: October 13, 2014
UAE. The Middle East and Africa (MEA) handset market grew to its largest size in ten quarters, expanding 27%; Smartphone share of the overall market jumped 13% to reach 40% in Q2 2014.
Posted: October 13, 2014
UAE. Demand for flexible working has seen an 20% increase from the previous year; Growing need for businesses to adopt mobility solutions to capitalise on benefits of anytime, anywhere working.
Posted: October 13, 2014
BAHRAIN. Both bring expertise in financial services and extensive experience in the Middle East; Company expanding in the region; investing in real estate and private equity.
Posted: October 13, 2014
UAE. There is quite a ways to go to reach the levels of global investments seen by other countries, but regional leaders are beginning to see the importance of HPC when it comes to benefiting economies.
Posted: October 12, 2014
UAE. Specialist transport consultants see demand for high-speed rail increasing throughout the region.
Posted: October 12, 2014
BAHRAIN. Bahrain's retail market has witnessed significant growth during the first three quarters of 2014, according to the latest report from Cluttons.
Posted: October 12, 2014
UAE. Event marks the regional launch of GE's high efficiency HA gas turbines and 9EMax upgrade solution; Demand for power growing at about 7% per annum across the Middle East and North Africa.
Posted: October 12, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. As opposed to western markets, where the methods to reach consumers are relatively defined, Africa's unique business landscape gives scope to introduce innovative marketing initiatives that may be relatively unexplored by businesses operating in other markets.
Posted: October 11, 2014
UAE. Leading ICT event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) opens October 12; ICT professionals from 150 countries engage with global thought leaders from 3,700 companies.
Posted: October 10, 2014
BAHRAIN. Following Nemir Kirdar's decision to retire on 30 June 2015, the Board of Directors have accepted his recommendation to appoint Mohammed Al Ardhi as Executive Chairman.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 21, 2014
UAE. CIOs are faced with balancing the needs of workers to be more mobile and have more choice with the needs of the enterprise to protect its data regardless of the delivery channel.
date:Posted: October 21, 2014
UAE. End-unit prices have surpassed their peak of 2008, however land prices are still at 50% of their peak levels.
date:Posted: October 20, 2014
UAE. "The proposed Amanat IPO is strong evidence of continuing interest in regional and international interest in IPOs in the UAE and the GCC more widely, despite the recent softening in equity markets globally."
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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