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Can GCC VAT Hikes Offset Covid-19’s Fiscal Impact?

Emergency tax measures introduced in the region include the extension by several months of due dates for filing tax returns, the reduction or elimination...

UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2020 to Take Place in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi to host United Nations forum on investment and technology for sustainable development This December 6-10, Abu Dhabi will welcome government leaders, global CEOs...

Oil Prices Recovery Expected to Impact Positively Domestic Markets

Global equities recorded one of their best weekly gains in two months, largely driven by stimulus measures and a surprise gain in US payrolls...

Covid-19 Impact on Emerging Market Debt

Covid-19 has rapidly become an economic shock for the global economy. Initially rocking China, global economic expectations changed dramatically in early March, and have...

Banks’ Expertise Critical to Speed Up Economic Recovery Post COVID-19

Credit misallocation causing lasting risks to economies, and needs course-correction Bankruptcy frameworks need to prepare for potential impact of credit losses on banking...

Bitcoin 2x Better at Withstanding COVID-19 than S&P 500 and Oil

Bitcoin has been caught up in the Coronavirus market crisis with the asset’s price dropping by almost half as the global economy comes to...

Why You Need to Create Multiple Streams of Income

In uncertain times, people often fear that they may lose their jobs from one week to the next. But those who have managed to...

Gulf banks face ‘Skills Shortage’ amid growing demand for financial services

Findings Indicate Gulf Banks Will Focus on Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses, Youth and Women

UBS Investors Note: How To Respond To COVID-19 + Oil Crash

Markets sold off and the S&P 500 halted trading for 15 minutes after a 7% fall. Here's what investors should do. What's happened? Risk assets slumped...

Global Sell-off Investors Best Buying Opportunity in a Decade

The worst global market sell-off since the 2008 crash will become an important buying-opportunity for investors. The prediction by Nigel Green, CEO and founder of...

Coronavirus & Economic Crisis: 3 Possible Paths Forward

Volatility looks like a mainstay for the coming months. Analysts at the private investment bank JPMorgan Chase & Co. outline three paths forward from...

Dubai Economy Joins 6 Banks to Launch KYC Consortium in UAE

Consortium has Dubai Economy and Emirates NBD Group as founding members along with HSBC, RAKBANK, ADCB, and Commercial Bank of Dubai as early...

UAE to implement 5% VAT

The United Arab Emirates may soon set a value-added tax of 5 percent as part of a regional development plans, according to the undersecretary...

Bitcoin’s Price To Be Boosted By May’s ‘Halving’

The historic Bitcoin halving event next month will boost its price – but other key drivers will have a more significant, longer-term impact. This is...

How Will Asset Management Be Affected by Covid-19 Crisis?

The Covid-19 pandemic is like nothing any of us has ever experienced. The crisis will undoubtedly have far-reaching implications for people, businesses and society...

Asia-Pacific’s HNWI Population exceeds Europe’s for First Time

Wealth Management Firms Need to Offer Capabilities from Other Business Units to Meet Demands of Asia-Pacific HNWIs Asia-Pacific’s population of high net worth individuals (HNWIs1) grew...

‘Equity Manager of the Year’ goes to Emirates NBD Asset Management

Emirates NBD Asset Management Limited announced it has won award for “Equity Manager of the Year” at the Global Investor – Middle East Asset Management & Brokerage Awards