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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: May 24, 2018
UAE. 10% of the total real estate debt market could come from private providers within the next decade; Report outlines how diversified debt sources and alternative financing structures will boost lending competition and in turn inject new capital into the real estate market.
Posted: May 24, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. The more "human" our solutions, the greater chance we'll be building monuments that become meaningful parts of people's lives and not just monoliths.
Posted: May 23, 2018
UAE. Transformational reform is playing its part in stimulating the deal market across the region according to PwC Middle East's new report "TransAct ME - Deals trends and outlook for the Middle East" published today.
Posted: May 22, 2018
UAE. Cyber-criminals are turning their attention to the supply chain as a new means to exploit business data.
Posted: May 21, 2018
UAE. A new defence is being developed that will allow companies to tackle the latest threats as soon as they appear on the network; Machine learning enables AI to detect patterns in all sorts of data sources and create behaviours based on recognized patterns.
Posted: May 17, 2018
UAE. The report states that 50% of SME funding applications are rejected by banks and that alternative trade finance, powered by FinTech and Blockchain, is on the rise.
Posted: May 15, 2018
UAE. While analysts figure out new methodologies for analyzing malware and users begin to understand how all this works, cybercriminals are seeking new ways to hide in phones and compromise devices.
Posted: May 15, 2018
UAE. The exploit that enabled the outbreak is still threatening unpatched and unprotected systems.
Posted: May 14, 2018
UAE. GCC K-12 private education market is expected to double from US$13 billion to US$26 billion by 2023, driven by significant growth in KSA and opportunistic growth in UAE.
Posted: May 12, 2018
UAE. Our passwords are the key to a wealth of personal information about us; The persistently poor password practices of many others, give you a chance to be ahead of the pack.
Posted: May 11, 2018
UAE. Automation, robotics and self-diagnosis will soon play a vital role in caring for ageing populations and creating better experiences for both patients and health workers, but security risks could rise, according to a new report by Aruba.
Posted: May 10, 2018
UAE. Enterprise machine learning pilots and deployments predicted to double this year; Consumers increasingly willing to pay for content; Three main live markets in the GCC (Live Sport Broadcast, Cinema and Music) will experience exponential growth in 2018-2019.
Posted: May 10, 2018
UAE. Almost half of those surveyed (49%) expect an increase in capital expenditure in the next year; Private sector funding on the rise, according to 80% of respondents.
Posted: May 9, 2018
UAE. Leading HR executives globally are embracing advanced digital platforms to create employee experiences designed to attract and retain top talent and drive business results, ServiceNow research shows.
Posted: May 9, 2018
UAE. Survey finds Arab youth overwhelmingly back Mohammed Bin Salman's move to allow Saudi women to drive and fully support his anti-graft crackdown; Majority of Arab youth say Daesh (ISIS) and its ideology are heading for total defeat.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 22, 2018
Bain & Company's spring luxury update highlights four trends shaping the personal luxury goods market in 2018 and beyond.
date:Posted: June 21, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Private sector can be an important partner in meeting US$320 billion in oil and gas investment, Crescent Petroleum CEO tells OPEC seminar.
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.
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