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More spending as global consumer confidence increases

UAE' consumer confidence index remained unchanged at 105, above the average Households around the globe experienced a brighter personal situation in terms of jobs and...

Dubai’s food industry outperforms other sectors of the economy

Food scarcity is becoming a worldwide problem due to a long-lasting drouth in 2012 and constantly increasing population. In the barren lands of the...

Global economy enters recession

According Credit Suisse Group, the financial services company, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland since 1856, the short-run outlook for the global economy is gloomy and...

UAE’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Law almost ready

The Ministry of Finance has announced that it has referred the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Law Initiative to technical committee at Ministry of Justice.

Why Western talent is a necessity to Middle Eastern markets

Today and during the past many years, the working position and the salary of an employee depend on country of origin in addition...

Pros and cons of investing in real estate, stock market

Nowadays investing in the stock market is a very popular topic. There are a lot of questions that a beginner investor may ask -...

Dubai property prices decline

The latest report by HSBC stated that Dubai property prices fell 23% last month from their record high in September. Prices for Dubai villas...

Cosmopolitan cities need to explore shoebox apartment concepts

Building of more small housing units may solve the problem with accommodation shortage in cosmopolitan cities across the world, according to Savills, an...

Entrepreneurship: Art or Science?

Entrepreneurship needs more science Starting your own business is an entrepreneurship survival trait Ideally, entrepreneurship should be a balanced activity, combining talent and analytical thinking. In...

13 Marketing Trends for Brands in 2013

The new 2013 year is almost here. As you have probably heard, 13 is a number that symbolizes many different things. In religion, 13...

Ten Things the Investment Management Industry Should Take into Consideration Following...

The Research Foundation of CFA Institute announced the launch of a new monograph which looks at how the financial crisis has affected and will...

MENA consumers are among the world’s most brand loyal

According to Ernst & Young’s 2012 MENA Customer Barometer  MENA consumers are among the world’s most brand loyal 25% of respondents in the UK and...

Dubai neither doomed to fail, nor a safe haven

UAE looks better placed than other markets in CEEMEA at the current time.

Social networks: Digital rights and wrongs

You own your data, and you should only share it when you get something back in return, argues Professor Sandy Pentland. Social networks should mirror...

“UAE property prices have fallen off a cliff”

UAE Property - Chill winds rapidly changing landscape In it's latest report Morgan Stanley summarized what the firm considers are the most important developments in...

New Regional Order Emerging in MENA Property Markets

Colliers MENA Real Estate Overview for Q1 2010 Shows Region is Adapting to New Investment Landscape Colliers International today released its comprehensive regional overview...

The Arab Spring & the Gulf States: Time to Embrace Change

A personal and deeply powerful manifesto to embrace change 'Arab men and women need to believe that they are born free and will remain free...

5 Dos for Small Business Startups in Dubai

Dubai's authorities greatly support the development of new businesses in the emirate. As a result, more and more investors are now considering starting a...