Financial Services

5 Tips To Ensure Your Financial Investments Are Safe

The law governing financial crimes right across the UAE has been tightened up with the establishment of the Dubai Economic Security Centre. This body,...

Capital Markets & Investment Banking Forum

Over 50 investment professionals and CFA charterholders yesterday attended the Annual Investment Banking forum hosted by CFA Emirates in Madinat Jumairah Majlis on corporate...

Digital Finance Can Turbocharge Growth In Emerging Economies

Two billion individuals and 200 million micro, small, and mid-sized businesses in emerging economies today lack access to savings and credit. Even those with...

Mobile Money Make International Remittances Cheaper

The GSMA today issued a report entitled, ‘Driving a Price Revolution: Mobile Money in International Remittances’ that looks at the impact of mobile money...

VAT in GCC – It’s coming, so how do we get...

To help businesses in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries understand the potential impacts of the implementation of VAT, Deloitte in the Middle East...

DGCX wins Exchange of the Year Award 2016

The Exchange continued its growth trend with an average open interest reaching a high of over 460,155 lots valuing an average of US$ 7.61...

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...

Late payments on the rise in UAE

During the past few months, more UAE companies are reporting late payments as liquidity tightens due to the prolonged effect of low oil prices...

Bitcoin in UAE?

The United Arab Emirates is joining the Bitcoin mania. Earlier this week, it was announced that an Australian company will launch the first exchange...

Retail loans expected to lift earnings for UAE banks

Commenting on the Retail loans expected to lift earnings for UAE banks, Clint Dempsey who is is a Principal Associate in the Banking and...

Gold hedging strategies for emerging markets

The World Gold Council posted a new report on gold as investor’s tool. Investors in emerging markets can use gold to reduce exchange-rate...

Paying off your debts in UAE

Everybody has financial struggles at some point in their lives. But they can soon spin out of control if you don’t learn to manage...

73 percent of UAE residents admit they have debt with UAE...

73 percent of UAE residents surveyed by compareit4me group admitted to having some kind of debt with UAE banks, with credit cards topping the...

Dubai Financial Market launches ETF trading platform

Platform Falls Under New Regulatory Framework And Adheres To Global Best Practices The exchange hosts bell ringing ceremony to celebrate the launch of...

UAE Central Bank announced mortgage-loans limits

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates last week approved the decision to increase the recently proposed mortgage-loans limits. Initially, the proposed mortgage...

Dubai, Abu Dhabi Among Top Global Financial Centers

The growth of Asian economies is fuelling the importance of Asian financial centers such as Hong Kong, Singapore, and Tokyo. Although Dubai and Abu...