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Does the Saudi IPO signal the end of the age of oil?
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Does the Saudi IPO signal the end of the age of oil?

Sunday, 17 January 2016 9:47 AM

Saudis may want to capitalise on an asset that’s only going to lose value if the world gets serious about global warming

Saudi executions driven by fear of militancy, signal combative policy
Politics & Economics»

Saudi executions driven by fear of militancy, signal combative policy

Monday, 4 January 2016 4:18 PM

Kingdom's severing of ties with Iran also underlines an assertive new foreign policy under King Salman's year-old monarchy

Saudi forex, CDS suggest confidence partly restored by budget
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Saudi forex, CDS suggest confidence partly restored by budget

Wednesday, 30 December 2015 5:03 PM

2016 budget announcement seen by many investors as a test of Saudi Arabia's will to take painful steps needed to cope with era of cheap oil

Busy times at Google-partnered tech hub AstroLabs
StartUp»

Busy times at Google-partnered tech hub AstroLabs

Wednesday, 30 December 2015 2:28 PM

Between its launch event, its first roadshow and a 54-hour-long marathon for designers, developers and idea-generators, its been exciting times for this Dubai start-up

Saudi rulers weigh political cost of tough economic reforms
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Saudi rulers weigh political cost of tough economic reforms

Tuesday, 29 December 2015 6:54 PM

Cars queuing outside petrol stations to fill up before higher fuel prices came into effect underscore impact of economic changes

Saudi economic shake-up shows it is planning for cheap oil
Politics & Economics»

Saudi economic shake-up shows it is planning for cheap oil

Tuesday, 29 December 2015 5:00 PM

OPEC heavyweight shows no signs of wavering in the long-term oil strategy it has orchestrated since last year

Shale’s running out of survival tricks
Energy»

Shale’s running out of survival tricks

Monday, 28 December 2015 11:18 AM

OPEC ramps up pressure on US shale

China paves way for market-based IPO system
IPO»

China paves way for market-based IPO system

Sunday, 27 December 2015 3:35 PM

A new law would let companies, not regulators, determine when they launch their IPO

‘Star Wars’ poised to become fastest film to $1bn
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‘Star Wars’ poised to become fastest film to $1bn

Sunday, 27 December 2015 11:56 AM

The latest instalment is on track to set yet another box office record

Dubai's first tech hackathon
StartUp»

Dubai's first tech hackathon

Sunday, 27 December 2015 10:17 AM

Inside the ideas in the AstroLabs competition

Middle East misses out on M&A boom as sellers hold out on prices
Banking & Finance»

Middle East misses out on M&A boom as sellers hold out on prices

Thursday, 24 December 2015 2:49 PM

Global boom in mergers and acquisitions has largely bypassed the Middle East where regional deals are stalling

Focus: access to funding for innovation strategies
StartUp»

Focus: access to funding for innovation strategies

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 11:08 AM

Financing is one of the main barriers faced by local SMEs, a research paper by Beehive, the UAE’s first peer-to-peer online marketplace, has revealed

Balancing business and babies: the challenge of being a mompreneur in the UAE
StartUp»

Balancing business and babies: the challenge of being a mompreneur in the UAE

Monday, 21 December 2015 10:08 AM

Motherhood and entrepreneurship often requires a similar mindset, but working women also need a supportive safety net in order to achieve their goals and juggle two very demanding roles

Basra's plan to build the world's next tallest tower: Is this the MidEast's most ambitious or most foolhardy project?
Construction»

Basra's plan to build the world's next tallest tower: Is this the MidEast's most ambitious or most foolhardy project?

Saturday, 19 December 2015 1:32 AM

With Dubai's Burj Khalifa and Jeddah's 1km Kigdom Tower, the region is no stranger to towering ambitions. However, the next candidate attempting to claim the title of the world’s tallest building is the seemingly unlikely Iraqi city of Basra. We look at the merits of the project and the general challenges facing the region’s bid to build upwards

Qatar's channel to militants possibly dangerous, possibly useful
Politics & Economics»

Qatar's channel to militants possibly dangerous, possibly useful

Friday, 18 December 2015 5:20 PM

Qatar has for years played the role of the Middle East peace broker in a bid to free hostages and secure peace agreements from Sudan to Somalia


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