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February 5, 2012

To do best as an investor you want to buy your hard assets when the price is low
11:40 GMT
The art of investment in today’s world is surely to exchange paper for hard assets and watch the price go up.
Education has been one of the components of Dubai FDI's strategic action plan in 2011
08:22 GMT
Dubai enjoys the advantage of being a strategic and investment hub in the region.

February 2, 2012

According to the World Energy Council, the GCC will require 100 GW of additional power over the next 10 years to meet growing demand
17:05 GMT
New power, water, and energy projects valued at $180 billion are planned in the Middle East, as the UAE forges ahead with 20 projects worth $34.2 billion, said the organisers of an upcoming energy event in Dubai.
Tourism has seen a 20% growth two years in a row, as more Asian tourists discover Nepal’s potential for adventure
16:58 GMT
New trade and investment agreements between Qatar and Nepal will allow investors to explore the “abundant potential for promoting bilateral trade, tourism and foreign direct investment,” according to the Nepalese ambassador to Qatar.
 A little known law that makes owning outsourced silver one of the smartest moves for investors
16:33 GMT
Everyone should buy silver for their portfolios says Peter whether they are traditional value investors dividend hounds risk loving day traders or confirmed gold bugs.
Plans are for one OA to be set up for each cluster within DG and IC
14:24 GMT
The Dubai Land Department (DLD) is in talks with Nakheel to establish owners' associations (OA) in Discovery Gardens (DG) and International City (IC), a senior official said.
Early estimates say the company expects to raise between $5 billion and $10 billion
08:52 GMT
The California-based firm was yesterday poised to file to sell its stock on the open market in a debut likely to be the most talked-about initial public offering (IPO) since Google in 2004.
The rapid growth in social media usage among Arab consumers means that uptake will continue strongly in 2012
08:11 GMT
Social media platforms open brands and businesses to a closer interaction with customers than any other marketing medium.

February 1, 2012

Some 57% of the leaders and experts polled said they believe the world is in the midst of a cyber arms race
16:52 GMT
As they grapple with a growing crop of increasingly sophisticated threats that know no political borders, nations must dramatically improve their framework for coordinating on cybersecurity policy and preventing and responding to attacks.
Extra crude oil from Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Libya will more than make up for any lost from Iran after the ban is imposed on 1 July
16:43 GMT
The world is likely to have more oil, not less, this summer even as Europe imposes sanctions on Iran over its nuclear programme.
The drying up of regional liquidity has had many effects on the GCC
16:21 GMT
If there is one theme for Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) stock markets, it is the evaporation of liquidity.
Phase 2 will see the network extended to the greater Doha area and to neighbouring areas
13:32 GMT
The country has been on an accelerated programme to complete its inner city railway project before the upcoming Fifa World Cup 2022.
Since customers do not distinguish between channels, retailers will have to support seamless integration among all their channels such as access to their full range of products, customer information, and order information
12:54 GMT
The strongest growth in fiscal year 2010 was generated by Middle Eastern, African and Latin American retailers, with Middle Eastern and African retailers generating the highest compound annual growth rate of all regions over the 2005-2010 period.
“The country has experienced a substantial decrease in financial accounts,” said the U.N
11:37 GMT
Layoffs, slumping tourism, falling construction activity and declining remittances from Lebanese expatriates have marred the performance of the economy of Lebanon in 2011, according to a United Nations report released Tuesday.

January 31, 2012

Engineer Abdullah bin Rashid Al Kiyumi said: "The construction industry is one of the mainstays of our economic growth and prosperity"
16:41 GMT
Spending will continue apace on a wide array of infrastructure projects, notably roads, ports, airports, water supply schemes, sewerage treatment plants, real estate projects and dozens of schools and hospitals.