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40% of world’s gold passing through Dubai

Value to gold traded through emirate increased by $5bn

Qatar denies diesel hike will affect price inflation

Firms warned not to “abuse” their market power by resorting to price hikes in their goods and services

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Calls to halve Saudisation rate in gold sector

A new study found only 43% of employees in the $16bn sector are Saudis despite the gov’ts quota of 100%.

Commodities

Commodity   Value
(USD $)
Price
Change
GOLD 1,280.37 2.69
SILVER 19.47 -0.04
PLATINUM 1,425.75 3.35
PALLADIUM 891.25 11.05
ICE BRENT CRUDE 102.48 0.20

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Online marketplaces: The new commerce power players

Online marketplaces: The new commerce power players

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Why the Alitalia deal is Etihad's boldest move yet

Why the Alitalia deal is Etihad's boldest move yet

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Implementing corporate governance in family firms

Implementing corporate governance in family firms

It is important that family firms take steps towards embedding governance principles to guard against potential legal issues in the future

Why the global recovery is so slow

Why the global recovery is so slow

A more plausible financial explanation for the disappointing global recovery starts with balance sheets that have been distorted by decades of increasing borrowing

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The legacy of Benjamin and Barack

The legacy of Benjamin and Barack

Both Israel’s prime minister and America’s president have thrown away a huge opportunity to make a difference in the Middle East.

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Why the Tadawul move will have foreign investors cheering

Why the Tadawul move will have foreign investors cheering

There’s no doubt that many of Saudi Arabia’s blue chips will be attractive to international asset managers, says Ed Attwood

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Smoke-free Dubai - the big debate

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    Thursday, 21 August 2014 8:30 AM - Amer