Sheikh Hamdan launches Dubai’s R&D programme

The programme will increase the private sector’s R&D activities and attract international companies to invest in Dubai

Oil heads for worst losing run since 2020 on slowdown concerns

Commodities including oil have also faced a headwind this month from gains in the dollar

Gold heads for narrow weekly gain as investors brace for Powell

Spot gold slipped 0.2 per cent to $1,755.35 an ounce as of 9.04am in Singapore, paring the weekly gain to 0.5 per cent


Dubai-based fintech YAP raises $41m to fuel growth

The company plans to complete its Series A by the end of the year

Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC fastest growing oil and gas brand globally

Etisalat was also named the strongest telecom brand globally

National Bank of Fujairah reports 36.4% increase in net profit for first nine months of 2021

Operating income growth of 2.1 per cent was recorded for the nine month period ended September 30, 2021

Saudi non-oil economy rebounded to 2.9% growth in first quarter

In the first quarter, Saudi Arabia’s non-oil economy grew at its fastest pace since 2019

Saudi wealth fund appoints deputy governors to spur growth

The PIF has made several high-profile investments in recent years

Five key stages for developing the tourism sector across the Middle East

Tourism is essential for economic diversification, growth, and job creation

Why growth hacking strategies can help your business right now

Serial entrepreneur and leadership trainer Spencer Lodge speaks to growth hacker Nader Sabry on digital strategies that convert paying clients

IMF To Cut Global Growth Forecast

The Eurozone debt crisis poses the biggest threat to the global economy, says IMF chief.