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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 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.
Posted: April 6, 2018
UAE. 77% of delegates at EY's recent MENA Tax Conference believe that digital will have a significant impact on the way authorities collect, administer and enforce taxation in the mid-term.
Posted: April 5, 2018
UAE. They earn 67% more in median total compensation than non-CMAs; That is an increase from last year's report, which found CMAs earned 45 percent more in median salary.
Posted: April 4, 2018
UAE. Executives interviewed for the latest edition of the Business Barometer: UAE CEO Survey carried out by Oxford Business Group (OBG) were broadly upbeat about the country's outlook for the coming 12 months.
Posted: April 4, 2018
UAE. AI has important but limited applications within cyber security. Rajat Mohanty, co-founder and CEO at Paladion, illustrates what some of those limitations are, and the key areas of application in cyber defence.
Posted: April 3, 2018
UAE. Organized by Bloomberg Businessweek Middle East, The Global Leaders Forum aimed at addressing challenges and next steps in creating sustainable business and economy.
Posted: March 27, 2018
UAE. In the MENA region, the use of AI could be even more beneficial as customer behaviours are even more difficult to interpret considering the large expat community and diverse cultures.
Posted: March 26, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. Deloitte Global CEO discusses skills of the Fourth Industrial Revolution with Saudi university students.
Posted: March 23, 2018
UAE. Accenture rolls out SAP S/4HANA as a foundation for real-time analytics, from visitor preferences to sustainability
Posted: March 21, 2018
UAE. The need for coordinated action is particularly important in the Middle East and North Africa, where 47% of the population is under 25 years old, leading to increased demand for high-quality education.
Posted: March 20, 2018
UAE. 79% of regional CEOs confirm that consumer behaviour will be disruptive to their business over the next five years, compared to 68% globally; 81% are working to create transparency around their organisation's values, compared to 73% globally.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 25, 2018
Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) is the largest regular economic survey of accountants around the world, in terms of both the number of respondents and the range of economic variables it monitors.
date:Posted: April 25, 2018
UAE. PwC launches latest Middle East Economic Crime and Fraud Survey which analyses feedback from organisations across the region; 34% of respondents reported fraud and/or economic crime in their organisations in the last 2 years, up from 26% in 2016.
date:Posted: April 25, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. LinkedIn launches new campaign to support Saudi women join the Kingdom's workforce; new research explores barriers and opportunities for career women in Saudi.
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