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: October 16, 2017
UAE. UAE small- and micro-enterprises and entrepreneurs took the spotlight at the recently concluded Gulf Capital SME Awards.
Posted: October 13, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Aurecon white paper explores a new narrative around the ROI of intelligent buildings; Short-term focus on construction costs often has crippling effect on design innovation.
Posted: October 12, 2017
UAE. Company plans to invest in different sectors including construction and real estate on behalf of the funds from Far East and Middle East, says Chairman.
Posted: October 11, 2017
UAE. FinTech innovators from the Middle East and India will be able to apply into YES FinTech programmes and the ADGM's Regulatory Laboratory and have the opportunity to expand into each other's markets.
Posted: October 11, 2017
UAE. FinTech Abu Dhabi establishes a strategic platform and opens up valuable opportunities for the most established and experienced financial leaders and FinTech entrepreneurs to convene in Abu Dhabi.
Posted: October 10, 2017
UAE. Saudi Arabia gears up to drive startups to the next level at the Middle East and Africa's largest startup conference; Ecosystem heavyweights Wa'ed Ventures, Badir and more join 250 of the world's leading venture capitalists and innovation champions to redefine global startup agenda.
Posted: October 9, 2017
UAE. Booster program for tech startups proves great value for money in international rankings; The Nucleus run by the UK Lebanon Tech Hub tops ranking.
Posted: October 9, 2017
UAE. Due to the increasingly challenging environment facing the UAE's hospitality sector, hotel operators and owners are looking at how to drive incremental value from their existing portfolio.
Posted: October 9, 2017
UAE. The FSRA's Guidance provides clarifications for those who seek to use ICOs to raise funds, and those who are considering investing in them.
Posted: October 9, 2017
UAE. Continued presence in the Middle East since 1926; With 800 new hires last year, Deloitte continues to play a vital role in the growth of the professional services sector in this region.
Posted: October 8, 2017
UAE. DFA, a unique Government-supported accelerator program, an initiative of the Dubai Future Foundation, received over a 1,000 applications for this cohort.
Posted: October 7, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The new startups have received logistic and advisory support from Badir Program and the necessary guidance for their growth and business development in the local market.
Posted: October 6, 2017
LONDON. A new special report by A.M. Best states that while domestic markets remain important to MENA reinsurers, in a global reinsurance world, they are also looking further afield for diversification in order to stabilise earnings against the uncertainties and volatility of their local markets.
Posted: October 5, 2017
OMAN. Nortal has been selected by Oman as a partner to provide the necessary technical solutions and establish the infrastructure for the implementation of effective tax collection.
Posted: October 5, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. ITFC and Egypt's Foreign Trade Training Center have collaborated in this tailored workshop to train traders in their exporting capacities, and open windows for international trade.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 15, 2017
UAE. New report illustrates how creative uses of unmanned aerial vehicles are disrupting the way companies build, operate and maintain their networks.
date:Posted: October 13, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. 44 of the world's cities ranked according to their "magnetism" in The Mori Memorial Foundation's GPCI 2017; Dubai featured for the first time with strong ratings for corporate tax rates, ranking No.11 in that category.
date:Posted: October 13, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Aurecon white paper explores a new narrative around the ROI of intelligent buildings; Short-term focus on construction costs often has crippling effect on design innovation.
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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