March 9, 2015
Qatari women are increasingly defying social constraints and joining the workforce in the booming energy-rich country, which offers support for new enterprises and encourages start-ups by university graduates.
It’s one of the unwritten but well-observed rules of financial markets, especially currencies, that a turning point is quite possibly in reach when everybody is inclined in one direction.
March 8, 2015
Rose expects Bentley’s overall percentage of sales from the region to increase as a result, describing the Middle East as “the biggest opportunity” for the company in the next “three to four years”.
“In the next 50 years or so, we may not have any oil or gas. And this is something that the government is thinking about.
The circumstances in which King Salman took the throne can be anything but enviable in the context of the current economic scenario.
March 6, 2015
A fighter pilot, a retail tycoon and a government minister all feature in a list by Arabian Business Magazine of the most powerful Arab women in the world.
March 5, 2015
Egypt will launch a new economic development program aimed at revitalizing the country’s flailing economy during an upcoming major investment conference.
Nationalist glory or economic revival? Why Egyptians are rushing for two-way traffic in the Suez Canal
Bulldozers push earth and dredgers spit mud round the clock at Egypt’s Suez Canal in a race to quickly expand the strategic waterway for two-way traffic.
With Indonesia joining the list of countries that have barred their women from working as housemaids in the UAE, finding domestic help has become a major challenge in the country.
March 4, 2015
The richest five people in the UAE, with a combined net worth of $21.7 billion (Dh79 billion), have made it to this year’s Forbes World’s Billionaires List.
Fiscal deficits arising from low oil prices and funding needs for infrastructure projects are unlikely to boost sovereign sukuk issuance from the GCC region.
Saudi Arabia's subtle change of energy policymaker line-up since the accession of new King Salman in late January appears to give the king's inner circle a firmer hand on the kingdom's oil strategy than previous rulers have enjoyed.
March 3, 2015
Supplies are plentiful and the market may be more worried about longer term consequence
UNHCR figures indicate that 53 per cent of Syrian refugees in Jordan are below 18 years old.
March 2, 2015
Emaar Properties PJSC, the city’s largest developer, reported an 18 percent drop in revenue from property sales last year compared with 2013.