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UAE, Saudi markets fall sharply as Brexit worries hit regional bourses

UAE, Saudi markets fall sharply as Brexit worries hit regional bourses

Saudi Arabia's stock market fell sharply at the opening, with the main index down 3.7 percent

UAE remittances up as pound plummets in wake of Brexit

UAE remittances up as pound plummets in wake of Brexit

Currency houses report expats taking advantage of weak pound but ‘no panic buying’

Growing support in Britain for new EU referendum

Growing support in Britain for new EU referendum

More than 2.5 million and rising sign UK petition for new EU referendum

Saudi non-oil GDP growth to slow to 2.8% this year, says central bank chief

Saudi non-oil GDP growth to slow to 2.8% this year, says central bank chief

Saudi central bank governor Ahmed al-Kholifey said Brexit would not have much impact on Saudi financial institutions because of their limited exposure to Britain and their healthy asset quality

Second Sheikh Zayed bridge to open Friday

Second Sheikh Zayed bridge to open Friday

The Abu Dhabi-bound bridge will cross over the new Dubai Canal project and eventually include eight lanes

Sartorial spectacles - the genius of Feb31st

When it comes to accessories, one item has been left...

The business of pleasure: CEO of Global Village Ahmad Hussain Bin Essa

A staple on the Dubai tourism scene, Global Village provides...

Antarctica: the trip of a lifetime

For those looking for a touch of luxury to accompany...

CEO Anan Fakhreddin on Damas' extraordinary growth

Anan Fakhreddin reveals the secrets behind Damas' extraordinary growth over...

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Saudi Arabia, UAE see Brexit having little impact on finances
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia, UAE see Brexit having little impact on finances

Saudi Arabia says it had already made some adjustments to assets denominated in sterling and euros in anticipation of the vote

UAE-funded $61m ‘Friendship Road’ opens in Pakistan
Politics & Economics»

UAE-funded $61m ‘Friendship Road’ opens in Pakistan

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development opens 72km road link in Waziristan

Dubai said to sign deal to develop Smart City Lagos project
Technology»

Dubai said to sign deal to develop Smart City Lagos project

Smart City Lagos will run along similar lines to other Dubai Holding schemes such as Kochi Smart City and Malta Smart City

US operator Six Flags plays down Saudi theme park plan
Travel & Hospitality»

US operator Six Flags plays down Saudi theme park plan

Company spokesman says it is not planning Saudi theme park despite previous comments from CEO

UK operator inks deal to open 18 Bella Italia outlets in Saudi Arabia
Retail»

UK operator inks deal to open 18 Bella Italia outlets in Saudi Arabia

Casual Dining Group signs franchise agreement with Fawaz Alhokair Group to launch Italian restaurant brand in kingdom

Dubai sees 'impressive demand' for health insurance ahead of deadline
Healthcare»

Dubai sees 'impressive demand' for health insurance ahead of deadline

Dubai Health Authority embarks on insurance roadshows before and after June 30 deadline

UAE construction firm wins deal to extend cancer hospital in Egypt
Construction»

UAE construction firm wins deal to extend cancer hospital in Egypt

Arabian Construction Company is hired to expand the specialist Children's Cancer Hospital Egypt

Abu Dhabi overtakes Dubai as MidEast's most networked city
Technology»

Abu Dhabi overtakes Dubai as MidEast's most networked city

Ericsson Networked Society City Index ranks Abu Dhabi 23rd globally; Stockholm is named world's best

Construction deal signed for new Dubai golfing community
Construction»

Construction deal signed for new Dubai golfing community

Jumeirah Golf Estates, home to the DP World Tour Championship, hires firm to build Alandalus project

Nepal billionaire eyes Gulf for hotel expansion plan
Travel & Hospitality»

Nepal billionaire eyes Gulf for hotel expansion plan

CG Hotels and Resorts starts construction of new Dubai property, says also looking at other Gulf cities

Dubai named in global top 10 for 'green' buildings
Energy»

Dubai named in global top 10 for 'green' buildings

New report ranks Dubai eighth behind top city Paris; says emirate needs to improve renewable energy score

The Brexit benefits for the GCC
Politics & Economics»
The Brexit benefits for the GCC
Merkel sees no need to rush Britain into quick EU divorce
Politics & Economics»
Merkel sees no need to rush Britain into quick EU divorce
Construction conflict blights Dubai's off-plan landscape
Property»
Construction conflict blights Dubai's off-plan landscape
The case for consolidation in the UAE's banking sector
Banking & Finance»
The case for consolidation in the UAE's banking sector
Saudi prince aims for Silicon Valley appeal to gleam at home
Technology»
Saudi prince aims for Silicon Valley appeal to gleam at home
University challenge: UAE's education chief Dr Ahmad Belhoul
Education»
University challenge: UAE's education chief Dr Ahmad Belhoul
Cash for clicks: are apps bad for you?
Technology»
Cash for clicks: are apps bad for you?
Why banking in the Gulf will never be the same again
Banking & Finance»
Why banking in the Gulf will never be the same again
Funding, regulation challenge Saudi private sector drive
Politics & Economics»
Funding, regulation challenge Saudi private sector drive
Fawaz Gruosi: The king of black diamonds
Lifestyle»
Fawaz Gruosi: The king of black diamonds
Bahrain gambles with security by launching crackdown on Shi'ites
Politics & Economics»
Bahrain gambles with security by launching crackdown on Shi'ites
Brexit: The global market thread that could be unravelled by UK voters
Politics & Economics»
Brexit: The global market thread that could be unravelled by UK voters
Investors seeking VW reform may be disappointed at AGM
Transport»
Investors seeking VW reform may be disappointed at AGM
Checking in: Managing Marriott's growing business in the Middle East
Travel & Hospitality»
Checking in: Managing Marriott's growing business in the Middle East
Saudi Arabia’s economic balancing act
Politics & Economics»
Saudi Arabia’s economic balancing act
The mind coach: Importance of mental toughness in business
Culture & Society»
The mind coach: Importance of mental toughness in business
Arabtec: Cementing a new future
Construction»
Arabtec: Cementing a new future
A cautionary tale from the Dubai property market
Property»
A cautionary tale from the Dubai property market
Aviation chiefs call for aircraft tracking upgrade
Transport»
Aviation chiefs call for aircraft tracking upgrade
Standing firm: the defenders of Kurdistan
Politics & Economics»
Standing firm: the defenders of Kurdistan
Sport»
Euro 2016 fixtures confirmed – UAE times

Euro 2016 fixtures confirmed – UAE times

England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland all reach the round of 16 phase of the competition

Culture & Society»
Dubai number plate R10 sold for $2.6m at auction

Dubai number plate R10 sold for $2.6m at auction

5 RTA plates raise $6.9 million at charity event for UAE’s Reading Nation drive

Travel»

In pictures: Seven of the world's coolest airports

Take a look inside some of the most visually stunning airport from across the globe

Lifestyle»
5 success secrets from an executive life coach

5 success secrets from an executive life coach

We chat to executive Sophia Fromell, founder of personal change management firm Ithica Life

Photos»
Style»
Berluti's new Playfield sneaker are fit for businessmen

Berluti's new Playfield sneaker are fit for businessmen

The all-white shoes come with touches of leather

Lifestyle»

7 iftars with a view in Dubai

What better way to break your fast than while staring out over the Arabian Gulf?

GCC»

36 Eid travel deals from Dubai

Some of the best Eid offers to hotels in Asia, Europe, the GCC and more from Time Out Dubai

Videos»
Transport»
Emirates reveals 360-video tour of A380 flight deck

Emirates reveals 360-video tour of A380 flight deck

Watch a 360-view tour of the flight deck controls of an Emirates A380, the world’s largest commercial aircraft

Cars & Boats»
Revealed: Dubai's take on the 1957 Ferrari Testarossa

Revealed: Dubai's take on the 1957 Ferrari Testarossa

20 orders confirmed for 306bhp Jannarelly Design-1

Travel»

Revealed: The world's most impressive mosques

Discover stunning mosques that you might not have known existed

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