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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 1,264.78 -22.94
SILVER 19.17 -0.33
PLATINUM 1,415.50 -11.20
PALLADIUM 886.25 -22.15
ICE BRENT CRUDE 102.83 -0.36

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Now is the time for Nakheel to chase the budget market

Now is the time for Nakheel to chase the budget market

The master developer’s improving financial position gives it the space it needs to revamp its most famous mega project, says Anil Bhoyrul

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Gulftainer's US move is a storm in a teacup

Gulftainer's US move is a storm in a teacup

Reactionary politics should stay out of the way of Sharjah port operator's ambitions in the US, says Ed Attwood

Online marketplaces: The new commerce power players

Online marketplaces: The new commerce power players

Smart start-ups are giving traditional market places a run for their money, says Khaldoon Tabaza

Why the Alitalia deal is Etihad's boldest move yet

Why the Alitalia deal is Etihad's boldest move yet

Can James Hogan pull off his most audacious move yet and prove the doubters wrong, asks Ed Attwood

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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

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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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Features & Analysis

End of Gaza war doesn't translate into peace

End of Gaza war doesn't translate into peace

A week after the guns fell silent in the Gaza war, Israel and the Palestinians seem...

Making Connections: Lou Lou Khazen Baz

Making Connections: Lou Lou Khazen Baz

In the space of just two years Nabbesh has grown from a bold idea to a vital platform...

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Positive change: Interview with Raja Al Gurg

Positive change: Interview with Raja Al Gurg

Raja Al Gurg is one of the UAE’s most successful and best known business women. She...

Tasweek: preparing to go public

Tasweek: preparing to go public

Masood Al Awar made his name as the first real estate agent to sell freehold property...

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