Finance & Banking

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Posted: 11-08-2011
UAE. Dubai state companies are securing bank financing as the latest tumult in global markets fails to derail the emirate's recovery from the 2009 debt crisis. Dubai Holding LLC, one of the three main state-owned holding companies, reached an accord with lenders to extend a US$1.16 billion loan to December 2016, according to a company official. Port & Free Zone World FZE, an intermediate holding company for port operator DP World Ltd. (DPW), is raising US$850 million to refinance debt, three bankers familiar with the plan said. Investment Corporation of Dubai said on August 8 it will rep
Posted: July 26, 2017
UAE. The publication explores the efforts of 64 countries to promote boardroom diversity; Reveals 15% of all board seats are filled by women globally; Representation of women on boards remains very low across the region with women holding no more than 2% of board seats in the GCC region.
Posted: July 25, 2017
UAE. New report shows that while more men use seed crowdfunding than women, women are more successful in reaching their finance goals; This is also true for the Middle East where women were also found to be more successful in achieving their finance targets (10% vs 6%).
Posted: July 24, 2017
UAE. Confidence is now at its lowest level since the second quarter of 2016, according to the latest edition of the Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS);The sharp fall in confidence mirrors the oil price.
Posted: July 24, 2017
UAE. Oxford Business Group (OBG) Business Barometer: 75% of UAE CEOs indicate significant capital investment in the coming 12 months.
Posted: July 24, 2017
UAE. The FSRA recognition allows ADGM registered entities to access DGCX and DCCC platforms for trading and clearing activities.
Posted: July 24, 2017
UAE. The global management consulting firm strengthens its Energy, Industrial and Consumer Goods, and Public Sector Practice Areas from within its own cohort of talent.
Posted: July 24, 2017
UAE. Regional markets' performance was in line with global markets;UAE leading the gainers as Dubai and Abu Dhabi recorded gains of 1.0% and 0.8% respectively.
Posted: July 20, 2017
LEBANON: "The overall decline in the level of household sentiment in the second quarter of 2017 was due to consumers' widespread disappointment by the misplaced priorities of the government."
Posted: July 19, 2017
LEBANON. MONEYSMART helpes Lebanese youth make better financial decisions and plan their future.
Posted: July 18, 2017
The findings also reveal that, while demand for cyber insurance is increasing, the majority of these losses are not currently insured, leaving an insurance gap of tens of billions of dollars.
Posted: July 14, 2017
UAE. European football market revenues exceeded US$27 billion in the 2015/16 season, according to Deloitte's Annual Review of Football Finance.
Posted: July 13, 2017
UAE. New survey from ACCA and Thomson Reuters has found that there is a significant lack of preparation and awareness among businesses in the region of how it will affect them.
Posted: July 11, 2017
UAE. Relaunch reflects restructured portfolio and diverse product offering.
Posted: July 11, 2017
UAE. The sale has resulted in an actual IRR of just over 15% after all taxes and fees.
Posted: July 11, 2017
UAE. Top GCC lenders were the main beneficiaries of the economic boom brought about by strengthened foreign reserves, regional deals, rise in customer deposits, as well as high credit demand.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 26, 2017
UAE. The publication explores the efforts of 64 countries to promote boardroom diversity; Reveals 15% of all board seats are filled by women globally; Representation of women on boards remains very low across the region with women holding no more than 2% of board seats in the GCC region.
date:Posted: July 25, 2017
UAE. The number of active residential and commercial building projects exceeds 7,488 in June 2017, according to BNC Network.
date:Posted: July 25, 2017
UAE. New report shows that while more men use seed crowdfunding than women, women are more successful in reaching their finance goals; This is also true for the Middle East where women were also found to be more successful in achieving their finance targets (10% vs 6%).
UAE. The publication explores the efforts of 64 countries to promote boardroom diversity; Reveals 15% of all board seats are filled by women globally; Representation of women on boards remains very low across the region with women holding no more than 2% of board seats in the GCC region.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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