August 21, 2014
After the cannons have stopped roaring and an arrangement between Israel and Hamas is emerging, the shekel is suddenly showing weakness.
August 20, 2014
Fully booked for post-sanctions business: Iran's five star hotels are buzzing with Western business delegations
“All the five-star hotels are full of Western companies looking to position themselves to do business."
What doesn't kill you, makes your stronger: why the Arab Bank is likely to emerge from the Israeli lawsuit 'unscathed with flying colors'
Experts and economists believe the bank will emerge unscathed with flying colours, dismissing the case as a political attempt by American Zionist organisations looking to discredit the Palestinian cause.
August 19, 2014
Thirteen percent of recent Lebanese graduates said that the availability of jobs in Lebanon was ‘moderate’ and none of them considered the availability of jobs in the country to be ‘high.’
Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour criticised the JTA for planning the strike, accusing them of playing politics and taking students as hostages to their demands.
Beyond unholy consumption and artificial beaches: what's it going to take for Dubai to become a city of medical tourism?
From VIP packages to the most affordable ones, the packages will cover wellness and seven areas of treatment such as orthopaedic and sports medicine.
With millions of new property listings appearing online every day, it is an increasing struggle to make yours stand out amongst the crowd.
August 18, 2014
Two oil tankers Minerva Joy and the United Kalavrvta seem to symbolize the future of Iraq and whether it will remain a unified entity or will break up.
Over the past years in particular, the economy has diverted from the rules of the free-market economy, which heeds fair and equal competition.
August 17, 2014
Many resource-rich countries in the region do not perform as well on social and environmental indicators when compared to countries of similar per capital wealth.
Tawfik does not see in the Suez Canal project a “new Toshka,” though he does believe financial and economic studies are necessary to ensure this.
A clash of civilizations: are foreigners newly entering the Saudi stock market about to face a culture shock?
Saudi Arabia is one of the last major markets in the world to open up, so the reform is attracting massive interest among international fund managers
Forget North America’s shale revolution, the world needs Middle East oil for long-term sustainability and to quench growing global demand for fossil fuels.
August 14, 2014
Taking the driver's seat when it comes to your finances: should you buy a car in cash or installments?
Now, how to pay for your new ride… Do you have enough money to pay for your vehicle in full? Does that wipe out your savings? Would it be better, instead, to hold on to your money and take out a loan paid over several years?
"The corporate sector is screaming for stimulus... There's more cautious international investor sentiment towards Israel."