History is too cruel for fairy tale endings in the Middle East. Matein Khalid, fund manager in a royal investment office, explains.
The Arab region’s film industry is beginning its evolution into a formidable player on the global stage, writes Gulf Business reporter Aarti Nagraj.
We were pleased to report on Souq.com’s new investor deal, but what budding entrepreneurs really need is a new mega buyout, writes Alicia Buller, editor of Gulf Business.
GCC countries face a battle for stretched retail space as regional and global players flex their muscles to gain share.
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.
With gold prices dipping under $1700 per ounce last week, analysts are split over where the precious metal is headed.
The struggling Euro country could represent the ultimate contrarian investment, writes Peter Cooper, editor of Arabianmoney.net.
Lenders need to put customers at the centre of what they do, writes Steve Bertamini, CEO of Consumer Banking at Standard Chartered.
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.
Foreign workers are likely to work ‘defensively’ for fear of losing their dream job, writes leadership expert Tommy Weir.
Social media shapes a company’s brand perception to a great extent, writes Alexander Zarovsky, International Business head at InfoWatch.
Britain’s recession will deepen this winter, warns Matein Khalid, fund manager in a royal investment office.
As Cityscape 2012 draws to a close, what’s the verdict?
Small business-owners should learn to take work-breaks, writes Prajit Arora, managing director of Sentinel Business Centres.
A mixed global economic outlook is currently hampering the price of gold, writes Mark McFarland, chief investment strategist, Emirates NBD Private Banking.
Meghna Pant, features editor of Gulf Business examines how a company can maximise networking efforts both online and offline.
Successful markets leaders will throw away the textbook and take a leap of faith, writes leadership expert Tommy Weir.
Gulf Business reporter Aarti Nagraj describes her views about Dubai’s Princess Tower.
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.
Regional banks offer outstanding value at historic low prices, writes Peter Cooper, editor of Arabianmoney.net.
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.
Don’t write off the long-term investment value of Europe’s ailing banks writes Matein Khalid, fund manager in a royal investment fund.
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
Watch out, growing government SWFs in the emerging markets are set to become the world’s largest asset class.
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 idea of a joint GCC currency now looks even more distant, writes Mark McFarland, chief investment strategist, Emirates NBD Private Banking.
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.
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.
Despite fears of a China slowdown, long term urbanisation will spell growth, says Chris Tedder, research analyst at FOREX.com
If Dubai wins the Expo bid, it should highlight its innovative leadership techniques, writes leadership expert Tommy Weir.
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