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Emirates NBD Business Banking sponsors TECOM SME Builder

First of four workshops held in 2010 Aimed at providing cutting edge solutions to SME owners Quarterly workshops facilitate interaction with industry experts In...

Investors Increasingly Bullish as Global Economy Regains Growth Path

‘Great Rotation’ to Equities From Bonds Gets Under Way Global investors have entered 2013 in buoyant but not yet exuberant mood, according to the BofA...

Trading volumes on DGCX rose 42% in February

February marked another strong month of trading for the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, DGCX, driven by continued global market volatility and the availability...

Financial Literacy for Individuals Becomes a Priority in UAE

UAE Banks Federation launches fully integrated handbook ‘Financial Literacy for Individuals’ Due to the increasing importance of financial awareness, the UAE Banks Federation (UBF), continues...

Financing still a top challenge for UAE SMEs in 2015

Top sources of funds for SMEs include family and friends, private funding, as well as savings and credit cards A new MEED survey of SMEs...

Frontier Markets No Riskier than Emerging Markets

Some of the world's most rapidly expanding economies fall into what is popularly referred to as the Frontier markets.

DIFC releases report on progress towards GCC monetary union

A new report assessing the progress being made by GCC countries to achieve the convergence criteria for a GCC Monetary Union (GMU) was...

Emaar Properties Q1 2012 net operating profit up 44%

Revenue of malls and hospitality increased by 25%; account for 58% of the company’s total revenue Unveils ‘Dubai Modern Art Museum & Opera House District’...

The Winning Industries for World’s Richest People

The annual Billionaires Index was just released by Bloomberg. According to it, the total net worth of the billionaires included in the list has...

Another step closer to VAT implementation in GCC

The Ministry of Finance in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently launched a series of Value Added Tax (VAT) and excise awareness sessions...

Global Investors Now Bullish on Europe, Inflation and Gold

Global investors are significantly more positive on the outlook for Europe after the European Central Bank’s announcement of quantitative easing to reflate the region’s...

Regional markets close October on negative note despite slight rally

Stock markets in the MENA region closed October on a negative note with varying degrees of losses despite exhibiting a slight rally earlier in...

First Mergers & Acquisitions Global Report Launched

Report’s key finding is that effective people management can drive value in M&A Transactions Mercer, the global human resources consultancy, has developed and released it’s...

Dubai Financial Market General Index down 1.22%

Foreign investors net DFM buyers by AED 12.82 mln Dubai Financial Market General Index (DFMGI) ended Wednesday’s session with a remarkable drop of...

Abu Dhabi Department of Finance hosts workshop on ‘New Government Accounting...

Abu Dhabi Government department accounting is being unified to ensure improved consistency, transparency and accountability DoF has taken lead...

MENA Market Conditions Favorable for Foreign Investors

Qatar and UAE markets have posted significant gains since the release of the provisional list by MSCI in June 2013. Having improved in both...

Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Rings the Bell for Emirates Sukuk Listing...

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group today rang the opening bell at Dubai Financial...

DFM Weekly Roundup

Throughout the week, the Dubai Financial Market General Index increased by 6.12%, gaining a total of 92.38 points tto close at 1 601.24 points,...