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Posted: 25-02-2008
INTERNATIONAL. In its latest monthly Global Focus, Standard Chartered predicts there will be no sharp upturn in the current US recession and it will have a global impact. The rest of world may be better insulated, but not decoupled, and as risk aversion mounts, countries with current account deficits will see their currencies under pressure.The big story that is set to continue to unfold over coming months, and indeed years, is how the balance of global economic and financial power is shifting, from West to East. But three issues currently stand out. First, how severe will be th
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 18, 2018
UAE. Speaking at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC), Dr. Martin Berlin, Partner and Global Deals Real Estate Leader said the issues and challenges facing Middle East Hospitality and Tourism can be grouped into five categories, collectively known by their acronym ADAPT.
Posted: April 18, 2018
UAE. Latest ESRA detected thousands of known malware and impersonation attacks getting past systems meant to protect organizations.
Posted: April 17, 2018
UAE. Research by Help AG has revealed that GDPR will apply to the data of all individuals within the EU, even non-EU citizens, representing a major departure from commonly held belief among regional organizations.
Posted: April 15, 2018
UAE. Cybersecurity requires more (and better) protective measures than ever before. This article reviews some security aspects users should look at in a home network -particularly those related to the configuration of its internet-connected router.
Posted: April 13, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Predictability is not the innovation destination. It's not the ultimate goal. It's a continuous unending journey of looking forward and finding the unknown - close enough to warn us of danger but far enough to keep us excited, motivated and on our toes.
Posted: April 12, 2018
UAE. Three out of four organizations in the oil and natural gas industry in the Middle East have experienced a security compromise in the past 12 months that resulted in the loss of confidential data or operational technology (OT) disruption.
Posted: April 11, 2018
UAE. Surveyed omnichannel decision makers anticipate disruption led by drones, autonomous vehicles and crowdsourced delivery; 78% of logistics companies expect to provide same-day delivery by 2023.
Posted: April 10, 2018
UAE. The global economic growth is now driven by developing countries and companies in the developing world are becoming the growth driver of global economy.
Posted: April 10, 2018
UAE received 29% of the FDI received by the Arab countries; Interview with HE Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy
Posted: April 10, 2018
UAE. Based on the findings of a recent survey conducted by McAfee, the answer lies in job satisfaction of cybersecurity employees, automation and gamification.
Posted: April 9, 2018
UAE. Al Maktoum International Airport expansion project tops the list with US$8 billion (AED29.3 billion).
Posted: April 9, 2018
UAE. Cityscape Abu Dhabi Conference speakers call upon industry to embrace and encourage disruption in the market.
Posted: April 9, 2018
The European Union is the largest trading partner of the GCC, when counted as a single economy; UAE's total trade with the European Union reached EUR52 billion.
Posted: April 7, 2018
UAE. Growth momentum in the non-oil private sector continued to ease at the end of the first quarter, with the latest data signalling the most muted expansion seen since May last year.

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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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