Middle East Retailers Scramble For Space In 2012 – CBRE

GCC countries face a battle for stretched retail space as regional and global players flex their muscles to gain share.

From Chimp To Champ: What We Can Learn From The Olympics

After the success of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Jonty Summers reflects on the relationship between confidence and winning– both on the track and in business.

Gold’s Time To Shine?

With gold prices dipping under $1700 per ounce last week, analysts are split over where the precious metal is headed.

Greece Could Represent The Ultimate Contrarian Investment

The struggling Euro country could represent the ultimate contrarian investment, writes Peter Cooper, editor of Arabianmoney.net.

Top Technology Tips For Banks

Lenders need to put customers at the centre of what they do, writes Steve Bertamini, CEO of Consumer Banking at Standard Chartered.

Banking On Bonds

Led by the growth of the emerging markets, fixed income has become a mainstream investment choice writes Mark McFarland, chief investment strategist, Emirates NBD Private Banking.

How To Lead Expats

Foreign workers are likely to work ‘defensively’ for fear of losing their dream job, writes leadership expert Tommy Weir.

Why You Should Monitor Social Media

Social media shapes a company’s brand perception to a great extent, writes Alexander Zarovsky, International Business head at InfoWatch.

Is The Sterling Dangerously Overvalued?

Britain’s recession will deepen this winter, warns Matein Khalid, fund manager in a royal investment office.

Is Dubai’s Property Market Back?

As Cityscape 2012 draws to a close, what’s the verdict?

5 Steps To Strike A Work-Life Balance

Small business-owners should learn to take work-breaks, writes Prajit Arora, managing director of Sentinel Business Centres.

Timing Gold’s Recovery

A mixed global economic outlook is currently hampering the price of gold, writes Mark McFarland, chief investment strategist, Emirates NBD Private Banking.

Click Your Way To Success

Meghna Pant, features editor of Gulf Business examines how a company can maximise networking efforts both online and offline.

8 Leadership Tips To Deal With Diversity

Successful markets leaders will throw away the textbook and take a leap of faith, writes leadership expert Tommy Weir.

From The 97th Floor Of The World’s Tallest Tower…

Gulf Business reporter Aarti Nagraj describes her views about Dubai’s Princess Tower.

Gold Loses Its Glitter

In a world troubled by chaotic financial markets and a liquidity crunch, gold served as an asset that was both stable and certain. But the commodity is fast losing its appeal. Meghna Pant, features editor of Gulf Business finds out why.

Why The Best Gulf Banks Are Undervalued

Regional banks offer outstanding value at historic low prices, writes Peter Cooper, editor of Arabianmoney.net.

GCC Accounts For 35% Of Global SWFs

With 45 per cent of global oil reserves holdings, it’s not a surprise that the GCC retains a major chunk of the SWF pool, and three of its funds feature in the Top 10 SWF List. Yet, Qatar is prominently absent from this coveted ranking, while China is overtly present. Meghna Pant, features editor of Gulf Business, finds out why.

The Fairytale Banks Of Paris And Vienna

Don’t write off the long-term investment value of Europe’s ailing banks writes Matein Khalid, fund manager in a royal investment fund.

Alternative Finance Sources to Fund Arab Growth

The nascent but growing structured finance industry is emerging to fill the funding gap in the marketplace, says Anthony Hobeika, head of research at Gulf Capital

SWFs Say Goodbye West, Hello East

Watch out, growing government SWFs in the emerging markets are set to become the world’s largest asset class.

Small GCC Banks Most Likely To Outperform

Why are hitherto underdog banks in the GCC outperforming their larger peers? And why does Saudi Arabia have the fastest growing banks in the region? Meghna Pant, features editor of Gulf Business gives the answers.

The End Of The GCC Monetary Union?

The idea of a joint GCC currency now looks even more distant, writes Mark McFarland, chief investment strategist, Emirates NBD Private Banking.

Jersey’s Financial Tale

At a time of global liquidity crunch, Jersey is seeing money flow in from the GCC, writes Senator Philip Ozouf, Jersey’s Minister for Treasury and Resources.

Which Are The Best Banks In The GCC?

Meghna Pant, features editor of Gulf Business takes a look at the state of finance in the GCC and which bank you can most rely on.

China’s Domestic Growth To Fuel Gulf Oil Demand

Despite fears of a China slowdown, long term urbanisation will spell growth, says Chris Tedder, research analyst at FOREX.com

Why Dubai Should Show Off For The Expo 2020

If Dubai wins the Expo bid, it should highlight its innovative leadership techniques, writes leadership expert Tommy Weir.

Five Myths That Shroud Big Data

Understanding the myths around big data is key to gaining an advantage over competitors, writes Jean-Marc Bonnet,
 consulting architect, EMEA, Teradata Corporation.

How To Hold On To Your Job

Christopher Peterson, group resourcer at Gulf Recruitment Group, discusses why the employee who gives everything will always win.

How To Make Money Through Forex – Part Five

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