June 5, 2013
Over the past few months newswires have been flooded with stories painting a pretty picture of the real estate market.
By 2020 – the regional fleet size of registered business jets is expected to cross 1,375
The general consumer confidence in economic performance index for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in the first quarter of 2013 hiked by 2 points, up from 126 for the same period of 2012, an index by Studies Directory of the Department of Economic Development showed.
June 4, 2013
The goal of the workshops was to provide the most promising startups with mentorship and help create a network of communication between entrepreneurs.
Etisalat has done well to make inter-emirate calls on the landline free. This will increase usage in a more interconnected UAE population. But, etisalat could do two more important things: Reduce the cost of international calls and open up Voip.
Outgoing Vodafone Qatar CEO Richard Daly said on Monday that Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) remains a major threat to licenced telecommunication providers in Qatar and it should be stopped as it is illegal.
The Sudanese minister of finance and national economy Ali Mahmoud Abdel-Rasool has acknowledged that the country's economy is facing significant headwinds despite an austerity program implemented in the wake of South Sudan's secession.
The ISM Index at 49 was actually at the lowest level since the depths of the global financial crisis in mid-2009.
The operating conditions in Saudi Arabia’s nonoil producing private sector strengthened during May.
Messy politics, economic slowdown and a balance of payments deficit: four days of violent anti-government protests across Turkey are reminding investors of another emerging market - South Africa.
International Labour Organisation (ILO) forecasts 8.8 percent unemployment in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) by 2015, putting region at risk of rising social unrest.
June 3, 2013
Qatar's business community remains cautiously optimistic despite global economic uncertainty and downward pressure on oil prices, according to the Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) Business Optimism Index (BOI) survey for Qatar for Q2 2013.
The UAE and Qatar are in line for an upgrade to emerging-market status as early as this month, HSBC says, in a move that could help the two Gulf nations attract more investment.
Rising costs of living are squeezing the monthly budgets of pre-retirees and forcing them to dip into their savings pots just to continue repaying their debts.
June 2, 2013
Peak growth and rising unemployment in the eurozone is prompting a change in policy direction away from budget austerity, QNB has said in a report.