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GCC Economies to Grow 14.51 per cent in 2021

Citing IMF figures, GCC Countries Macroeconomic Indicators report notes region’s nominal GDP to reach USD 1.6 trillion this year. COVID-19 vaccine rollout & upcoming mega...
UAE have continued to attract some of the world’s brightest and most promising students ahead of the upcoming academic year.

UAE Attracts World’s Top Performing Students; Strengthens Position as Global Study...

The University of Birmingham Dubai awards top students 50% scholarship Increasingly popular AI and computer science degrees to serve UAE’s economic vision UAE’s best universities ‘are...
Allurion Balloon in the UAE to support a community struggling with being overweight and obese and thus the worrying risk of heart damage.

UAE Residents Still Risk Heart Damage with Lifestyle Choices

Allurion launched the Allurion Balloon (formally known as the Elipse Gastric Balloon) in the UAE to support a community struggling with being overweight and...

7 Reasons Why UAE Is a Safe Destination for Global Investments

Strategically located between Europe, Asia and Africa, and just an eight-hour flight away from half of the world’s population, the UAE’s position at a...

UAE’s Financial Wealth Grows to $600 Billion Despite Pandemic Challenges

51% of the country’s wealth is owned by individuals whose net worth is more than $5 million. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) financial wealth grew...

Dubai Witnesses a 4.2% Increase in Capital Value Growth Over the...

Across the 30 cities in the report, capital values grew by an average of 3.9% over the first 6 months of 2021 Dubai among the...
87% of UAE Brands Changed Customer Experiences Due to the Pandemic

87% of UAE Brands Changed Customer Experiences Due to The Pandemic

88% of UAE Brands Created a Deeper Connection with Customers Over the Past year. 89% of UAE Brands Advanced Marketing Tech Stack More in 2020...
Marvin Opperman, People Director, Sage Africa & Middle East

Why Now Is The Best Time to Invest in Young Talent?

While the pandemic has hit all of us hard, its most lasting effects are likely to impact the world’s young people. Many businesses facing...
Over 40% of Those Engaged in Bitcoin Community are Millennials

Over 40% of Those Engaged in Bitcoin Community are Millennials

Millennials are driving more interest in bitcoin, with the digital asset increasingly holding the potential to disrupt traditional finance systems. The interest by this age...
The Fifth Virtual Conclave of the ABLF Talks saw participation by Chairwoman of UAE Space Agency H.E. Sarah bint Yousef Al Amiri.

Economic Recovery Will Take Two Years, Experts at ABLF Talks

The Fifth Virtual Conclave of the ABLF Talks saw participation by Chairwoman of UAE Space Agency H.E. Sarah bint Yousef Al Amiri, hospitality magnate...

Asia Emerging Stronger Than Ever in The Post-pandemic World

It is no secret that Asia on the whole managed the coronavirus pandemic much better than most western countries. By way of example, as...

Redefining The GCC Economic Future

Emerging signs of economic diversification into future-proof sectors bode well for GCC economies and MENA investors long-term. The long-term outlook for MENA based investors looks...

Investments from China, Far East Asia to Bolster Activity in Middle...

· The Middle East to witness further interest and investment from China and Far East Asia, especially as the BRI further expands in the...

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...

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...

ESG Makeover for Investment Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened our expectations of environment, social and governance (ESG) investing across the globe. Although it has been a mainstream topic...

Dubai’s Internet Providers Rise to Covid-19 Challenge

Internet service providers in Dubai have stepped up to meet the surge in demand created by large volumes of people working and studying from...

What We Must Do To Prevent a Global COVID-19 Depression

Without a vaccine or effective COVID-19 treatment, we could face continued infections and death until at least the end of 2020. To prevent...