October 26, 2014
The next OPEC meeting in Vienna on November 27 will be crucial in many ways. Eyes are focused on it.
On the brink of recession: Israel's central bank has a tough decision to make on quantitative easing
In the absence of any real fiscal policy, the Bank of Israel is being forced to bear the brunt alone,
Where cosmopolitan Beirut was once the region's best known city for going under the knife, Dubai aims to lead the region in nips and tucks.
Ever since the conference hosted in Cairo on 12 October for the reconstruction of Gaza managed to garner $5.4bn of pledged aid, a looming question has imposed itself.
October 23, 2014
The Council of Senior Scholars, said investing in NCB's share offer was not permissible because too much of its business was non-Islamic.
Failure to solve the GCC’s airspace congestion issues will negatively impact the Dubai economy.
October 22, 2014
The tablet world has a newcomer in the form of Apple’s new iPad Air 2, which includes a fingerprint sensor to provide increased personal security
The young demographic structure of the GCC region is creating a surge in demand for housing.
October 21, 2014
Warmer winter, warmer state-society relationship? Jordanians brace themselves for 'substantially' lower fuel prices
The drop in international oil prices is good news for Jordanians, if it is reflected “fairly” on domestic fuel prices.
Mehleb says the project is as important as the Suez Canal expansion
Boeing, a leading aircraft manufacturer, said today that commercial financial institutions in the Middle East are increasingly funding the region’s record number of airplane deliveries.
October 20, 2014
Trouble getting them, trouble keeping them? Middle East firms challenged in attracting, retaining talent
Organisations in the Middle East are facing greater challenges than employers elsewhere in the world with 70 per cent of the firms admitting difficulty in attracting and retaining critical skill.
Military might alone won’t defeat Islamic State and its ilk. The US needs to promote economic empowerment
One's catastrophe, another's celebration: Middle East's oil importing states benefiting lower oil prices
The decline in oil prices will provide significant boost to the oil importing countries in the Middle East.
October 19, 2014
If Saudi Arabia no longer has the same influence on the markets it once had, what can explain the slumping prices observed today, at a rate that exceeds the relative downturn in the oil markets felt usually in autumn?