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: March 24, 2017
KUWAIT. Kuwait Financial Centre will adopt cloud based, mobile solutions for investment and asset management operations.
Posted: March 24, 2017
UAE. New research by DMCC reveals that just under half (42%) of UK businesses have more appetite for overseas expansion in the post-Brexit and Trump administration era.
Posted: March 23, 2017
UAE. The conference's aim was to help attendees in regaining a sense of control and keeping pace with an ever-evolving tax landscape.
Posted: March 23, 2017
UAE. New report discusses the growth prospects for private sector players across six focus sectors, including agriculture, the social sector (includes health & education), manufacturing, retail, financial services and connectivity (covering transport & communication).
Posted: March 22, 2017
UAE. Overall, there was a 17% increase in the number of companies in MEA in 2016 compared to 2015, with Dubai being the leading destination for regional HQs by far.
Posted: March 21, 2017
UAE. The UAE provides startups with a business-friendly environment with low taxes and relatively favourable regulations, says report released by the US.-UAE Business Council and the Trade and Commercial Office of the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC.
Posted: March 20, 2017
UAE. The Private equity industry continues to post strong returns and attract investors, but a new article by The Boston Consulting Group argues that PE firms will need to take decisive actions to capitalize on this golden age.
Posted: March 20, 2017
UAE. An M&A specialist, Pam has actively been engaged advising international clients on complex cross border M&A, tax, deals, IPOs and reorganisations in the Middle East for the past two decades.
Posted: March 20, 2017
UAE. Property laws and regulations increase investor confidence as developers prepare to launch new projects at Cityscape Abu Dhabi next month.
Posted: March 20, 2017
UAE. Four out of the eight major indexes ended the week on a positive note with Bahrain coming on top with an increase of 1.6%, followed by Kuwait, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia each rising by 1.5%, 1.0% and 0.1% respectively.
Posted: March 15, 2017
UAE. Aim to provide businesses with information to continue their planning process; Another step closer to VAT implementation in the GCC.
Posted: March 13, 2017
UAE. BIL is accelerating its growth in the Middle East by recruiting a number of experienced professionals for its Dubai branch.
Posted: March 13, 2017
UAE. It is becoming increasingly important for financial institutions to react quickly to changing market and customer requirements in order to stay competitive. IT plays a decisive role here: It must be highly flexible and agile.
Posted: March 13, 2017
UAE. Al Masah Capital Weekly Report: Negative performance in the second week of March for six out of the eight major indices with Egypt increasing by a solid 4.4%.
Posted: March 10, 2017
UAE. Trading Technologies International, a global provider of high-performance professional trading software, has become an approved Independent Software Vendor on the Exchange.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: March 24, 2017
UAE. New research by DMCC reveals that just under half (42%) of UK businesses have more appetite for overseas expansion in the post-Brexit and Trump administration era.
date:Posted: March 23, 2017
UAE. New report discusses the growth prospects for private sector players across six focus sectors, including agriculture, the social sector (includes health & education), manufacturing, retail, financial services and connectivity (covering transport & communication).
date:Posted: March 22, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Aurecon's latest Just Imagine blog post by Continuous Improvement Leader, Darren Tan explains how authenticity will be the key differential in a futuristic and highly competitive market.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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