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Posted: 08-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Marc Faber the Swiss fund manager and Gloom Boom & Doom editor spoke today about the Standard & Poor's credit rating downgrade of US sovereign debt, and how the downgrade was long overdue as the 'junk bond' was no longer worth of an AAA rating. He views the downgrade as moderately positive for equities because it shows investors there is a risk in holding government bonds and discusses the conditions that will lead to QE3. Speaking in an interview from Chiang Mai, Thailand, with Susan Li on Bloomberg's "Asia Edge" this morning, Faber said a government b
Posted: June 18, 2018
UAE. 24% of Middle Eastern entrepreneurs are motivated by social impact and view it as their top priority as a business owner; 66% are undertaking angel investing.
Posted: June 16, 2018
UAE. MENA region recorded 93 deals amounting to US$15.4b in Q1 2018; UAE records highest announced Q1 deal value in the region at US$5.1b; Oil & gas deal value reached US$7.2b in Q1 2018; Almost 80% of MENA boards focused on portfolio transformation.
Posted: June 14, 2018
UAE. McAfee report sounds industry alarm: Don't start the blockchain revolution without making security a top priority.
Posted: June 13, 2018
UAE. 3.5 billion IoT cellular connections predicted for 2023; 5G commercial launches this year; 20% of global mobile data traffic will be on 5G networks in 2023.
Posted: June 13, 2018
UAE. Sophos Email now boosted by artificial intelligence; Protects emails on Microsoft Office365, Google G-Suite, Exchange 2003+; Cloud-managed protection through Sophos Central.
Posted: June 12, 2018
UAE. Blockchain's system for record-keeping, transparency and verification could replace the role of trust in our society; It can bring new efficiencies to commerce and profoundly change how the world conducts business and interacts with governments.
Posted: June 11, 2018
UAE. Two in three UAE respondents polled by Bayt.com and YouGov save a portion of their monthly income.
Posted: June 11, 2018
UAE. Global study reveals benefits transcend productivity, but organizations must prepare for data security risks.
Posted: June 9, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. The key factors driving the FinTech Blockchain Market include its high compatibility with the financial industry ecosystem, faster transactions, reduced total cost of ownership, and the rising cryptocurrency market cap and Initial Coin Offering (ICO).
Posted: June 8, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. To tackle this crisis, there is an urgent need for governments, industry and entrepreneurs to develop systemic, more innovative, and more audacious solutions that prevent plastic from becoming waste in the first place.
Posted: June 7, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. The findings were indicative of a moderate improvement in business conditions, with the latest expansion being the strongest registered in three months.
Posted: June 6, 2018
UAE. Sharper growth in both output and new orders were the key drivers behind the latest expansion; New export business reached a 30-month high.
Posted: June 6, 2018
LONDON. UAE ranks 44th amongst 163 countries, positioned 12 spots higher than the previous year; 92 countries deteriorated whilst 71 countries improved between 2016 and 2017 - the worst result in the last four years.
Posted: June 5, 2018
SINGAPORE. As Singapore develops its digital economy, a trusted ecosystem is key, where industries can benefit from innovations in technology while consumer confidence and understanding can be assured.
Posted: June 5, 2018
UAE. A data-centric architecture will deliver next-gen analytics as well as act as a data hub for the modern data pipeline, including powering AI initiatives.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 18, 2018
UAE. 24% of Middle Eastern entrepreneurs are motivated by social impact and view it as their top priority as a business owner; 66% are undertaking angel investing.
date:Posted: June 16, 2018
UAE. MENA region recorded 93 deals amounting to US$15.4b in Q1 2018; UAE records highest announced Q1 deal value in the region at US$5.1b; Oil & gas deal value reached US$7.2b in Q1 2018; Almost 80% of MENA boards focused on portfolio transformation.
date:Posted: June 14, 2018
UAE. McAfee report sounds industry alarm: Don't start the blockchain revolution without making security a top priority.
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