UAE. Inbound deals rise 255% to US$3.9 billion; Total value of MENA M&A increases 76% to US$17.3 billion; Saudi Arabia and UAE lead; Telecom sector leads M&A domestic deal value, according to EY report.
UAE. The vast aircraft orders placed by airlines at November's Dubai Airshow highlight the rapid growth of the Gulf region's air carriers and represent a bold statement of intent regarding their future expansion plans.
INTERNATIONAL. Although the U.S. stock market continues to hit new nominal highs on a nearly daily basis, the U.S. economy bumps along at a lackluster pace. This disconnect has been achieved by a massive Fed experiment in monetary stimulation.
OMAN. Annual HSBC Middle East Economist Roadshow in Oman saw seasoned HSBC experts, David Bloom, Global Head of Foreign Exchange Strategy, and Simon Williams, Chief Middle East Economist, discuss the most important global and regional economic trends to watch in 2014.