GCC Women Rise Up The Ranks

Recent research proves that women business leaders improve a company’s financial performance. But is the GCC tapping its talented female workforce?

The Rapid Rise Of Budget Tablets

Bargain-bucket tablets are quickly outselling laptops in the UAE, say retailers.

UAE Consumers Fail To Save

Overspending and a lack of financial planning spell an insecure future for UAE residents.

How To Get A Job In Dubai

A step-by-step guide to finding employment in the UAE hub from the CMO of the region’s leading online recruiter, Bayt.com.

Gitex 2012: Tomorrow’s World

The region’s largest ICT event takes place this month from 14-18 October at Dubai’s World Trade Centre.

Masterminding Saudi Arabia’s Fate

Can the Kingdom build a sustainable economy before its oil wealth runs out? The race is on as youth unemployment simmers to boiling point.

Top 10 Reasons Why You Are Not Getting A Promotion

Gulf Business lists the main factors holding you back from becoming the boss.

Real Estate Investment Trusts Gain Popularity

Firms are eyeing REITs, which are transforming the speculative property market into a stable source of revenue.

How To…Maximise Your SEO

Search engine optimisation, or SEO as it’s better known, is vital for any business. James Reynolds, founder of SEO Sherpa, explains how to maximise search results.

Cityscape: Dubai’s Property Market Back On Track

Ahead of Cityscape, property experts claim the city’s real estate market has recovered this year.

Cityscape Insight: A Look Ahead To The GCC’s Biggest Property Event

As the region’s largest real estate event approaches, the man behind Cityscape Global says it will be their biggest event post-2008.

How To…Get A Job In Dubai

Gulf Business spoke to Toby Simpson, managing director of the Gulf Recruitment Group, to find out the best way to start a new career in the hotly favoured tax-free city of Dubai.

Perfecting The MBA Balance

Working full time and studying can be a juggling act.

Big Business Blunders

Next time you make a business mistake, comfort yourself by remembering these legendary blunders that are still studied in business schools.

GCC Investors Eye Global Bonds, Credit

Local investors are looking for fixed income investment opportunities outside the region, say asset managers.

RAK Takes Flight

The Northern emirate is boosting its planes to attract wealthy Westerners.

Spurring Growth In Iraq’s Banking Industry

William C. Keliehor aids financial development in Iraq, a country where only 15 per cent of the population has a bank account.

The UAE’s Nuclear Energy Efforts Are Full Steam Ahead

Following the Fukushima disaster last year, how can the country learn from those mistakes and ensure it gets its $20 billion project right?

The Rise Of Dim Sum Bonds

Gulf firms are increasingly chasing Asian liquidity.

Top 10 Sovereign Wealth Funds

As the notoriously private wealth vehicles gain increased visibility, especially with their emerging markets investment push, Gulf Business lists the top 10 SWFs in the world.

Top Start-up Funds In The Middle East

With entrepreneurship in the region witnessing an unprecedented boom, funding options are also on the rise.

Top GCC Banks By Profits

Higher GCC banking profitability was driven by improvement in margins, faster asset expansion and expanding fee income in 2011.

GCC’s Biggest Banks By Assets

The top 50 banks’ consolidated assets grew by a higher 9.1 per cent in 2011 to $1.2 trillion, compared to 6.8 per cent in 2010 and four per cent in 2009.

False Records Issue Is Key To Standard Chartered Case

The false records cases could be easier to prove than money-laundering.

Oil Prices Inflate As Speculators Bet On Stimulus

An expected stimulus from the US Federal Reserve, instability in the Middle East and a fall in North Sea output are all spurring oil prices.

Basel III Arrives Early For UAE

Central Bank orders regional banks to meet liquidity requirements from January 2013, in preparation for Basel.

How To Make Money Through Forex – Part One

Gulf Business reporter Aarti Nagraj tries her luck at trading currencies and shares a daily account of her experience for a week

New Investment Funds Regulation In The UAE

DIFC may no longer provide a gateway to the UAE financial market.

Palm Jumeirah most expensive area in Dubai; Jumeirah Village cheapest

Where in Dubai should you rent or buy? What will it cost you? And is it even worth it? Read what Meghna Pant, features editor of Gulf Business has to say.

South Africa: Will The Lion King Roar?

Despite being part of the $14 trillion BRICS economic bloc, South Africa’s golden age may be some way off. Peter Shaw-Smith discloses how this will impact the UAE.