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Gold Prices: Flat, Higher or Sideways

Last Friday, gold futures extended their losing streak to a sixth straight session and posted nearly 5% loss for the week. That was the...

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...

Emaar Properties lists USD 750 million Sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai

Emaar Properties listed a 750 million US dollar Sukuk today on Nasdaq Dubai, the region's international financial exchange. The listing has raised the total value...

Markets sell-off may evolve into a prolonged scenario

In Monday early trading, European shares fell by their most in nearly three months, hit by a global sell-off in stocks and bonds as...

Global gold demand reached record H1 levels

Global gold demand reached 2,335 tonnes (t) in the first half of 2016 with investment reaching record H1 levels, 16% higher than the previous...

Helpful Tips on How to Do Well in Binary Options

Though binary options deal with unregulated trading and would be mostly on the internet and may be prone to fraud, it is easy to...

Moving Money to Dubai

International money transfers are a significant topic for discussion for the 7.8m expatriates living in the UAE. It’s more of an issue in Dubai...

Gold prices rally poised for a slowdown in the months ahead

Gold futures on Friday suffered their largest daily decline in two weeks, paring their gain for the latest week as the guesswork around the...

Peruvian gold exports to UAE grew by 155% in H1 2016

Peruvian gold exports to the UAE reached US$233 million in the first half of 2016, a 155% increase compared to the same period in...

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...

Fitch affirms ratings of 11 UAE Banks

“The affirmation of the banks' Long-Term IDRs, Support Ratings and Support Rating Floors, except for Emirates Islamic Bank PJSC (EI) and Commercial Bank International...

Mortgage enquiries up; especially from middle-bracket earners

While the property market appears to be simultaneously booming and crashing, depending on which statistic you follow, or which article you read, one source...

Gold prices trade near highest in more than two years

ETF holdings rise 37% this year as Brexit vote adds to inflows Global gold holdings topped 2,000 metric tons for the first time in three...

Brexit Investor Sentiment

British voters have shocked financial markets on Friday by choosing to have the United Kingdom exit the European Union. So far, the "Brexit" vote is...

It’s time to buy gold

If you have not yet jumped on the wagon, it is about time. The next stop we are looking for is around $1,400 an...

Gold tops $1300 after Fed meeting

Gold has topped $1,300 an ounce after the US Federal Reserve scaled back its outlook for interest-rate increases and Janet Yellen signaled rates may...

Billionaire Investors Back A Gold Price Rally In 2016

It wasn't so long ago that some of the more famous investor gurus were shrugging off gold as nothing more than shiny trinkets with...

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...

Real Estate emerges as the preferred asset class for Middle East...

Middle East sovereign investors have focused on increasing allocations to infrastructure and private equity over the last two years; however attitudes have changed in...

Gold Prices Sensitive to Interest Rates

Gold prices remained steady in the early trading hours on Monday as the dollar eased and Asian stocks firmed, with the metal holding near...

Why the Middle East Is Betting on a Solar Future

Just how cheap has solar energy gotten? To give you an indication, Middle Eastern countries from Saudi Arabia to the United Arab Emirates are...

Equities set for a bear hug over the coming months

Goldman Sachs has downgraded its outlook on equities to "neutral" over the next 12 months, saying there's no particular reason to own them. "Until we...

Regional Investor Appetite Shows Cautious Recovery

Investment trend likely points to oil as commodity inches towards $50 The second week of May saw buyers bravely step back into the markets after...

Family Businesses & Succession Planning in GCC Countries

As the GCC economy slows down due to declining oil prices, an important question presents itself: Where is the GCC money going? Even though there...