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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: February 23, 2018
UAE. Offers cross-border property investments initially in Dubai, Mexico and Australia; Partners with Dubai-based Durise for cross-border sales of properties in Emirates.
Posted: February 22, 2018
UAE. Deloitte's report highlights the importance of greater private sector participation to improve the delivery of social services, including healthcare, education, transportation and utilities infrastructure.
Posted: February 22, 2018
UAE. McAfee, CSIS study finds ease of cybercrime growing as actors leverage black markets, digital currencies.
Posted: February 22, 2018
UAE. Middle East Sovereign Wealth funds (SWF) increasing allocation to alternatives; Almost a quarter (23%) of their assets under management invested in private equity, real estate, gold and infrastructure.
Posted: February 21, 2018
UAE. Investments in Machine Intelligence & Autonomous Vehicles will continue to grow and change the way we experience the world; The online survey was completed with an audience of 400 "tech elites" and 1,000 general population respondents.
Posted: February 20, 2018
UAE. Business leaders from the UAE gathered together at an ACCA event in collaboration with Thomson Reuters which took place in Abu Dhabi and Dubai to discuss the first 100 days of VAT in the UAE and how organisations can navigate adoption challenges.
Posted: February 19, 2018
UAE. Bayt.com Job Index found that the skills most sought in the UAE are good communication in Arabic and English, being a team player, and ability to work under pressure.
Posted: February 19, 2018
UAE. What is it about Augmented Intelligence that makes it a major shifter in the way sales are conducted and won? Could this new technology positively influence the sales world, yet move human minds out of the sales picture?
Posted: February 18, 2018
UAE. Deloitte Global mining report explores key trends in 2018: From growing demand for lithium for electric vehicles to potentially mining asteroids for rare metals; Overcoming innovation barriers and embracing digitization.
Posted: February 18, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. More than 63 percent of respondents in China believe driverless cars will increase road safety, while the figure is 34 percent in the United States and Germany.
Posted: February 17, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Could an ill, dysfunctional city be "treated" through the creation of a "digital twin" as a test bed to prototype urban ideas in a low-risk environment?
Posted: February 17, 2018
UAE. The labour market across the GCC and globally is changing dramatically and the nature of new jobs being created does not always match the skills-set of the existing labour pool.
Posted: February 16, 2018
UAE. BCG and World Government Summit propose an indicative direction for governments in evaluating the requirements for talent to survive in the 21st century labor market.
Posted: February 15, 2018
UAE. Research shows that only 29% of Middle East banks with assets of more than US$10 billion have a chief information security officer (CISO) reporting directly to the CEO - a key sign among cybersecurity professionals that an organisation is taking and managing these threats seriously.
Posted: February 14, 2018
LONDON. Insurers in the GCC have historically enjoyed significant capital buffers and benefited from extensive reinsurance support, however continuing headwinds could lead to potential volatility in the operating performance and capitalisation of market participants.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 23, 2018
UAE. Offers cross-border property investments initially in Dubai, Mexico and Australia; Partners with Dubai-based Durise for cross-border sales of properties in Emirates.
date:Posted: February 22, 2018
UAE. Deloitte's report highlights the importance of greater private sector participation to improve the delivery of social services, including healthcare, education, transportation and utilities infrastructure.
date:Posted: February 22, 2018
UAE. McAfee, CSIS study finds ease of cybercrime growing as actors leverage black markets, digital currencies.
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