UAE. It is arguable that the controversy surrounding existing broker remuneration practices could largely be avoided by moving to a fee-based structure whereby brokers are paid for services provided to their clients.
QATAR. Deflation is starting to spread into lower global consumer prices, depressed wages and, to a lesser extent, softer asset prices. Unless an appropriate fiscal response is found, this disinflationary dynamics is likely to continue in 2015 and possibly beyond.