Finance & Banking

FEATURED REPORT...
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: April 20, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Focus of the report is how we are nearing the end of the largest monetary policy experiment of all time in a backdrop of ascendant nationalism, staggering inequality and a widespread loss of hope among the younger generation.
Posted: April 19, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Investing your earnings wisely requires careful decision making, planning, and also a little bit of intuition. With all of these things in place, an entrepreneur is ready to take their profits and put them to good use.
Posted: April 19, 2018
UAE. The Plug and Play ADGM programme will be available in 3Q 2018 and focuses on rapidly accelerating FinTech innovators and startups who have exciting solutions and initiatives that address the needs of capital markets in this region.
Posted: April 19, 2018
LEBANON. Drop due to the suspension of interest-rate subsidies on housing loans at the beginning of the year; The index is at its lowest level since Q2 2015 and the third lowest level in 43 quarterly readings; Reviving demand in Lebanon requires immediate measures and incentives from the government.
Posted: April 18, 2018
UAE. The first global annual legal conference of First Law International (FLI) in the Middle East concluded in early April at Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) Authorities premises.
Posted: April 18, 2018
UAE. Deloitte's Third Regulatory and Financial Crime Conference in Dubai addressed the need for Middle East financial institutions and regulators to transform.
Posted: April 18, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. The company has achieved significant growth in its Audit, Tax, and Advisory business.
Posted: April 16, 2018
UAE. The global leader in Augmented Identity is delivering the exclusive HSBC Black Credit Card - a dual interface (contact and contactless) metal veneer card made to deliver unique travel and lifestyle experiences to its cardholders.
Posted: April 16, 2018
UAE. Voted by an eminent international panel of judges at the Leading Seamless Middle East 2018.
Posted: April 16, 2018
BAHRAIN. Event organized by American Chamber with speakers from Deloitte; Bahrain is committed to bringing VAT into force by 1 January 2019, although an exact date has yet to be set.
Posted: April 16, 2018
UAE. Danube Properties sells of 300 of Jewelz's 463 apartments due to higher return on investment as the developer takes the lucrative offer to Abu Dhabi investors at Cityscape Abu Dhabi.
Posted: April 15, 2018
DENMARK. The remaining approvals are expected within the next months.
Posted: April 15, 2018
UAE. Geopolitical tensions remain the highlight of the week both at a regional and global level: Oil prices were the big beneficiary from last week's shaky environment.
Posted: April 13, 2018
LONDON. Service fills an important gap in the MiFID II / MiFIR regulatory framework allowing trading counterparties to identify who is responsible for reporting a trade.
Posted: April 13, 2018
LEBANON. 80 semi-finalists from 14 countries competing for US$160,000 in cash prizes for top nine.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 20, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Focus of the report is how we are nearing the end of the largest monetary policy experiment of all time in a backdrop of ascendant nationalism, staggering inequality and a widespread loss of hope among the younger generation.
date:Posted: April 19, 2018
UAE. Software technology sector saw most number of professionals changing jobs in 2017; Lack of opportunities for career advancement touted as the biggest reason.
date:Posted: April 19, 2018
LEBANON. Drop due to the suspension of interest-rate subsidies on housing loans at the beginning of the year; The index is at its lowest level since Q2 2015 and the third lowest level in 43 quarterly readings; Reviving demand in Lebanon requires immediate measures and incentives from the government.
INTERNATIONAL. Focus of the report is how we are nearing the end of the largest monetary policy experiment of all time in a backdrop of ascendant nationalism, staggering inequality and a widespread loss of hope among the younger generation.
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