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INTERNATIONAL. In its latest monthly Global Focus, Standard Chartered predicts there will be no sharp upturn in the current US recession and it will have a global impact. The rest of world may be better insulated, but not decoupled, and as risk aversion mounts, countries with current account deficits will see their currencies under pressure.The big story that is set to continue to unfold over coming months, and indeed years, is how the balance of global economic and financial power is shifting, from West to East. But three issues currently stand out. First, how severe will be th
Posted: June 27, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. The company will use the funding to continue building its engineering and product teams, double down on growth in its existing markets, and launch into new markets.
Posted: June 27, 2019
UAE. Eight startups made the final cut to take part in Cycle 2 of Womentum, a women in tech accelerator by womena; Experience-based program focused on growing female-led tech startups in MENA region.
Posted: June 26, 2019
BAHRAIN. The expansion under way, which will make Alba the biggest aluminium smelter in the world, explored by Tim Murray in a video interview.
Posted: June 26, 2019
UAE. Positive price movement demonstrates success of UAE's diversification drive; Dubai (21), Abu Dhabi (33) and Riyadh (35) rank among the most expensive cities for expatriates in the Middle East.
Posted: June 25, 2019
UAE. There were a number of iconic deals completed in Q1 FY19 which include: Network International IPO, acquisition of Careem by Uber, Saudi Aramco bond listing and investment into ADNOC pipeline and refinery assets by international investors.
Posted: June 24, 2019
UAE. The latest edition of PwC's Middle East Economy Watch looks at the recent oil price rebound and its mixed impact on regional economies.
Posted: June 20, 2019
UAE. Eighty-seven percent of businesses plan to expand warehouse footprint over the next five years, finds Zebra's 2024 Warehousing Vision Study.
Posted: June 19, 2019
UAE. New book affirms that organizations need to fundamentally evolve their approach to technology and business models and unlock vast new economic potential enabled by edge technologies.
Posted: June 18, 2019
UAE. Results demonstrate that by getting ahead of risk and protecting data in the cloud, companies are more likely to experience benefits that drive business acceleration.
Posted: June 17, 2019
UAE. A report by DarkMatter Group found cybercriminal attacks in the UAE and Middle East are both widespread, frequently undetected, and often state-sponsored.
Posted: June 16, 2019
UAE. Business activity increases at strongest rate since series began in 2010; Prices charged for goods and services cut for thirteenth month running.
Posted: June 14, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. thyssenkrupp Materials Services relies on Microsoft for in-house solution development; AI as an essential component of the holistic digitalization strategy; Customers benefit from individualized offers and more efficient processes.
Posted: June 13, 2019
UAE. Cyber-crime is one of the biggest risks to businesses to date and globally its estimated costs will reach US$6 trillion by 2021.
Posted: June 12, 2019
UAE. Millions of files that are sitting out in the open across various file storage technologies are actually encrypted by ransomware; The analysis detected many files containing highly sensitive information.
Posted: June 11, 2019
UAE. Following Souq's rebrand as Amazon.ae, the brand achieves the highest uplift in Ad Awareness score, increasing by +13.9 points in May.

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date:Posted: June 26, 2019
UAE. Positive price movement demonstrates success of UAE's diversification drive; Dubai (21), Abu Dhabi (33) and Riyadh (35) rank among the most expensive cities for expatriates in the Middle East.
date:Posted: June 25, 2019
UAE. There were a number of iconic deals completed in Q1 FY19 which include: Network International IPO, acquisition of Careem by Uber, Saudi Aramco bond listing and investment into ADNOC pipeline and refinery assets by international investors.
date:Posted: June 24, 2019
UAE. The latest edition of PwC's Middle East Economy Watch looks at the recent oil price rebound and its mixed impact on regional economies.