August 14, 2011
Gold is no longer glittering for Bahrain's jewellers as world record prices of the precious metal have kept customers away.
Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia is enticing Asian refiners to buy more of the kingdom's crude at the expense of other Middle Eastern producers that are offering more barrels on the spot market, as long-term buyers pare purchases of their grades.
Reduced daily work hours for Muslim workers who are fasting can impact on output for business environments vying in a competitive global market place.
August 11, 2011
The agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED), Government of Dubai, has joined hands with Hawkamah, The Regional Institute for Corporate Governance, to develop a code for SMEs on Corporate Governance.
With the growing adoption of smartphones and the simultaneous surge in Internet use across the globe, banking and finance institutions (BFSI) are looking to invest in social media platforms to engage existing as well as prospective customers.
Israel's finance ministry announced that 9.3 percent rise in an electricity price, citing disruptions in the gas supply from Egypt, even as Israelis protest nationwide over the cost of living.
Stating the wrong message, or teasing the audience instead of informing them, are two things that are really bother to the most when it comes to advertisements in the UAE.
The Sultanate of Oman and Jordan lead the way in the Middle East for the development of responsible tourism and are model examples for others in the region to follow.
August 10, 2011
The steep U.S. economic and financial crisis which caused stocks around the world to tumble will have no dire effects on the Lebanese economy and capital market.
Of the 2,186 Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) members surveyed between 16 May and 6 June 2011, only 26 percent reported increased confidence.
Bahrain’s economy has lost up to $2 billion due to political unrest that hit the Gulf Arab island state in February, the head of the country’s chamber of commerce was quoted Monday as saying.
It’s almost dusk; families gather together to break their fast, it’s a time when brothers and sisters in Islam seek blessings, goodness, obedience and religious learning.
As hiring in the region picks up, more businesses stand to lose valuable workers to competitors. Employment experts share strategies on how to retain them.
With the Mafraq-Ghweifat Road linking the UAE with Saudi Arabia and Qatar having been put on hold, there has been a lot of discussion on the future of public-private partnership (PPP) in the region.
August 9, 2011
Libya's civil war could turn to Iraq's advantage as it courts investors, but first Iraq must clear obstacles, from the lack of roads to government corruption.