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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

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The case for consolidation in the UAE's banking sector

The case for consolidation in the UAE's banking sector

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Why Dubai businesses should use podcasts to build brands, support local culture

Why Dubai businesses should use podcasts to build brands, support local culture

Hebah Fisher, co-founder of Dubai-based start-up Kerning Cultures, explains...

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University challenge: UAE's education chief Dr Ahmad Belhoul

University challenge: UAE's education chief Dr Ahmad Belhoul

If the UAE is to develop its knowledge economy and diversify away from oil, then...

Fawaz Gruosi: The king of black diamonds

Fawaz Gruosi: The king of black diamonds

How the founder of De Grisogono jewellery empire, Fawaz Gruosi, went from high school...

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Construction conflict blights Dubai's off-plan landscape

Construction conflict blights Dubai's off-plan landscape

At a time when investors had hoped Dubai’s grey real estate legislation had been...

Funding, regulation challenge Saudi private sector drive

Funding, regulation challenge Saudi private sector drive

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