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Credit Suisse raises UAE equities to overweight from neutral
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Credit Suisse raises UAE equities to overweight from neutral

Sunday, 29 March 2015 1:35 PM

Report says key risks for the UAE stock markets are an escalation of conflict in Yemen and renewed weakness in oil prices

Rising costs facing MidEast firms in fight against financial crime
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Rising costs facing MidEast firms in fight against financial crime

Sunday, 29 March 2015 1:34 PM

New survey shows investment in fighting fraud has surged by between 25-50% compared to two years ago

Bahrain vows to clamp down on abuse of business support fund
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Bahrain vows to clamp down on abuse of business support fund

Sunday, 29 March 2015 1:34 PM

Gov't agency Tamkeen resumes activities 6 months after it suspended funding programmes amid claims of abuse

Riyadh named Middle East's top financial centre
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Riyadh named Middle East's top financial centre

Saturday, 28 March 2015 10:17 AM

Z/Yen Group's 17th Global Financial Centres Index ranks Riyadh 14th globally ahead of Doha and Dubai

Bahrain, Dubai firms invest in Asteco franchise deals
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Bahrain, Dubai firms invest in Asteco franchise deals

Saturday, 28 March 2015 10:04 AM

Real estate company says it has added its first GCC franchise outside of the UAE and its third in Dubai

Emirates NBD named among world's top social media banks
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Emirates NBD named among world's top social media banks

Saturday, 28 March 2015 10:04 AM

Dubai's largest lender is ranked 25th globally for use of social media; has 330,000 Facebook fans

Ex-Leeds Utd chief jailed in Dubai 'has never applied for bail'
Culture & Society»

Ex-Leeds Utd chief jailed in Dubai 'has never applied for bail'

Saturday, 28 March 2015 2:00 AM

DIFC Courts document also says costs related to David Haigh case amount to more than $2m, expected to double

Saudi, Dubai firms set up fund for $272m mixed use project
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Saudi, Dubai firms set up fund for $272m mixed use project

Saturday, 28 March 2015 2:00 AM

Cayan Group, Shuaa Capital announce agreement for residential and hotel apartment project in Dubai

Abu Dhabi's FGB completes stake sale in brokerage
Banking & Finance»

Abu Dhabi's FGB completes stake sale in brokerage

Friday, 27 March 2015 9:51 AM

First Gulf Bank says it has sold 45% stake in First Gulf Financial Services to Integrated Financial Group

Payments giant Visa to open innovation centre in Dubai
Technology»

Payments giant Visa to open innovation centre in Dubai

Friday, 27 March 2015 9:50 AM

Announcement follows two-day visit to the UAE by visa's chief executive Charles Scharf

Loan Ranger: Emirates NBD's Shayne Nelson
Banking & Finance»

Loan Ranger: Emirates NBD's Shayne Nelson

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:35 AM

A year after taking over as chief executive of local banking giant Emirates NBD, Australia’s Shayne Nelson says he’s ready to take the lender into the next era.

UAE's inflation edges down from near 6-year highs
Politics & Economics»

UAE's inflation edges down from near 6-year highs

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:29 AM

February rate falls to 3.6% despite continuing upward pressure from cost of housing, utilities

Saudi's CPC inks $500m deal to build five Egypt SME cities
Construction»

Saudi's CPC inks $500m deal to build five Egypt SME cities

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:28 AM

Construction Products Holding Co signs agreement to build industrial cities for small businesses

Revealed: average GCC exec monthly salary is $11,211
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Revealed: average GCC exec monthly salary is $11,211

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:27 AM

New survey also shows that average wage rose by nearly 8% in the Gulf region last year

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Gulf markets, economies can cope with escalating Yemen conflict
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Gulf markets, economies can cope with escalating Yemen conflict

Thursday, 26 March 2015 3:50 PM

Analysts say the GCC has almost zero economic exposure to Yemen but war would dent confidence of international investors


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