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Gold hits 3-month peak on heightened political risk

Gold hits 3-month peak on heightened political risk

Political worries spur safe-haven demand for bullion

Oil prices edge up on reports of Saudi supply cuts

Prices for Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were trading at $53.75 per barrel, up 11 cents from their last close

Oil markets torn between Saudi led supply cuts, rising output elsewhere

Prices for Brent crude futures LCOc1, the international benchmark for oil prices, were trading at $54.99 per barrel, up 5 cents from their last close

Oil in 2017 seen capped below $60/barrel by strong dollar, US shale

An acceleration in the market rebalancing could be achieved and the process could be completed by mid-2017 if the oil producers group sticks to the terms of the historic OPEC agreement

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How a fantasy-world villain is helping to change Saudi Arabia

How a fantasy-world villain is helping to change Saudi Arabia

Recent public entertainment, from comedy to jazz, is bringing a lighter side to the conservative kingdom.

Why Saudi Arabia's $50bn renewable energy programme is credible

Why Saudi Arabia's $50bn renewable energy programme is credible

The plan will set new benchmarks in competitiveness, commercial attractiveness and execution.

Why Saudi Aramco golden ticket has risks for Western banks

Why Saudi Aramco golden ticket has risks for Western banks

Reuters' Andy Critchlow on the Saudi Aramco IPO dangers facing JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley

The state of the luxury market: 2017

The state of the luxury market: 2017

As luxury brands brace themselves for another challenging year, Grégory Delhaye believes that the UAE is in an excellent position to buck the downward trend

Harnessing fintech innovation in 2017

Harnessing fintech innovation in 2017

How fintech will finally transform the financial world

Four forces shaping the future of healthcare in the UAE

Four forces shaping the future of healthcare in the UAE

Consumers to start benefiting from various innovations in 2017

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Taking cover: Inside the GCC home insurance market

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Port of call: CEO Mark Geilenkirchen

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