January 13, 2015
Tough foreign competition in the London commercial property market is forcing local investors to invest in regional cities in order to tap rising rents there.
The successful roll-out so far of a new "smart card" system to distribute subsidised bread has been a major achievement for Egypt's government,
January 12, 2015
Relentlessly bullish and upbeat the Dubai Government shows no sign yet of reigning back its ambitious expansion plans in the wake of the collapse in oil prices to below $50.
A decision by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to abandon plans to adopt a unified contract for domestic workers increases pressure on Qatar to significantly revamp its controversial labour regime.
Saudi Arabia and UAE can last a while: why there isn't really an end in sight to the oil price plunge
A long battle is in hand and stakeholders are preparing and positioning themselves.
Big savings: the expected benefits and unexpected costs of the oil price slump on the Lebanese economy
The falling price of oil has a positive effect on the real economy, as well as a set of negative consequences, which have plagued Lebanon’s economy since early 2011.
The regional oil and gas companies are being asked by governments to reduce their heavy dependence on expatriates, yet they find themselves faced with a shortfall in qualified nationals with which to replace them.
January 11, 2015
A number of economic experts have warned about the rising number of fake Saudization cases because of loopholes in the Nitaqat program.
January 10, 2015
For a more successful job search, the key is to know which sectors are really begging for new talent.
January 8, 2015
Parallel to the savings problem, Turkey has the highest figures in Europe in terms of the ratio of credit card debt to the gross domestic product (GDP), with 53 percent.
Stock markets in the energy-rich Gulf states nosedived on Tuesday as oil prices slumped and global markets were dragged down by a gloomy outlook for crude.
January 7, 2015
At least 4.5 million Saudi tourists spend over SR80 billion ($20 billion) every year when they go abroad and six times as much as their Western counterparts.
Obsessed with breaking up conglomerates: how Israel's relationship with its natural resources is putting off investors
New regulation of Israel's natural gas and mining industries aimed at increasing competition to bring down prices is scaring off investors, putting billions of dollars at risk.
January 6, 2015
Pakistan’s high growth and economic expansion will boost its business relations with the UAE and globally during fiscal-2015.
Real estate trading last year registered a record JD7.76 billion, 22 per cent higher than the amount in 2013 when it stood at JD6.34 billion.