June 13, 2012
Financial inflows to Lebanon saw a significant increase over the first four months of 2012. But the growth was still not enough to cover the trade deficit.
Bahrain's construction sector could be devastated with the loss of more than 3,500 jobs because contractors have not been paid by a real estate developer.
Apple has waged the international patent war since 2010, part of its attempt to limit growth of Android, which last year established its dominance as the world's best-selling mobile operating platform.
Old’s behavior since Q3 last year resembles a risk asset – regardless of price, gold should form part of long-term portfolio plans.
Given the prevailing political uncertainties for more than a year, the ongoing economic stagnation means the economic pie is not growing, this is making insurers compete for a slice of the same pie.
June 12, 2012
GCC banks as a whole registered a growth of 15.8 percent in 2011.
Four out of five women professionals in the UAE have taken on more responsibility to advance their career prospects, according to a survey by Accenture.
The survey, released today (12 June), shows that Abu Dhabi has fallen nine places over the last year, to rank at 76, and Dubai in turn has fallen 13 spots to position 94.
A look at the effects of the Eurocrisis in concert with social and political unrest on the Middle Eastern economy.
Qatar has set an excellent example of a forward-looking country whose government has implemented legislations to liberalise the aviation industry and create an environment conducive for growth, a top official of Boeing Commercial Airplanes has said.
Given the sorry state of the post-Mubarak economy and the deep financial woes of the past 16 months – compounded by the political unrest and uncertainty likely to persist even after the inauguration – this will be a daunting task.
Lebanon’s agricultural exports to Syria in the first four months have surged for the first time in many years as the war-ravaged country is trying to cope with dwindling production of wheat, vegetables and fruits.
June 11, 2012
Muscat is among the lowest risk cities in the region, with a rating that puts it ahead of international business hubs such as Barcelona, Milan, Lisbon, Kuala Lumpur and Beijing, according to the findings from the 2012 People Risk Index.
The United Arab Emirates' public finances swung into a surplus of 2.9 percent of economic output in 2011 after two years of deficits.
Lebanese insurance companies were hit hard in the first quarter of 2012 on slower economic activity due to regional turmoil and domestic instability.