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Insights: How urban regeneration programmes can aid growth in MENA countries

Urban regeneration strategies can help build inclusive economic development and preserve cultural heritage, according to the latest research by Strategy& ME

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Sheikh Hamdan reviews DET progress on Dubai Economic Agenda D33 goals

According to the latest DET data, Dubai recorded an increase of over 30 per cent in new business licenses issued during Q1 2023 compared to the same period in 2022

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Insights: Here’s how to create your own premium personal brand

We look at effective strategies to create your own personal brand, and how to live and embody it in every way to succeed at work and business

UAE's Julphar appoints new CEO to drive growth strategy

UAE’s Julphar appoints new CEO to drive growth strategy

Basel Ziyadeh will succeed Dr Essam Mohamed, who stepped down from the role, having joined in 2020

Power Letters 2023: Nasser Al Awadhi, chief executive officer, ADIB

Power Letters 2023: Nasser Al Awadhi, chief executive officer, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Continuous innovation, segment focus, digital excellence and sustainable future are the core tenets of our 2025 growth strategy

Power Letters 2023: Saif Humaid Al Falasi, group CEO, ENOC

Power Letters 2023: Saif Humaid Al Falasi, group CEO, ENOC

Looking ahead, our efforts and investments across the upstream, midstream and downstream segments of the business will continue to drive our strategy in 2023 and beyond

Sheikh Mohammed approves second phase of Dubai 2040 urban development plan

Sheikh Mohammed approves second phase of Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan

The master plan calls for developing a 20-minute city where residents can reach their destinations within a third of an hour, either on foot or by bicycle

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How experiential marketing can increase your customer base

According to experts, appealing to consumers’ senses boosts the impact of experiential marketing and encourages steadfast customer loyalty


Abu Dhabi’s Hub71 appoints new deputy CEO

Ahmad Ali Alwan has been a founding member of Hub71 since 2019

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Saudi Aramco, Formula Motorsport partner to introduce sustainable fuels

By 2026, all FIA Championships will be required to power their cars with 100 per cent sustainable fuels

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Saudi wealth fund buys $7bn US stocks amid recession fears

The wealth fund is boosting its investments in equities as Saudi Arabia’s income from oil almost doubled in the second quarter

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Smart security: Investing in a safer world

We explore how a rapidly changing geopolitical landscape has driven investment prospects in certain sector

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Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange’s market capitalisation hits $545bn

The market value of shares owned by foreign investors in Q1 2022 jumped 163 per cent to total Dhs131bn

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Sheikh Mohammed issues law to establish Dubai Media Council

The council will develop Dubai’s media strategy and oversee its implementation

Bahrain to hire advisers for privatisation of state oil firms

Bahrain produces about 200,000 barrels a day

Voices from the top: Dr Dalya Al Muthanna, president – GE, UAE and global chief of strategy and operations, GE International Markets

GE adopted the global mindset approach to build a more diverse workforce and a more inclusive workplace

Bahrain aims to attract 14.1 million tourists by 2026 as part of new strategy

The strategy seeks to increase the contribution of tourism to Bahrain’s GDP to reach 11.4 per cent in 2026

Qatar says rejoining OPEC would not fit with its strategy

Qatar decided to leave the cartel in late 2018

Why now is the time for banks to strategically review their IT spend

To deliver the future of banking, managing IT spend needs a new approach

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Trends that will govern the regional wealth management space

Joshua Jahani, managing director of investment bank Jahani and Associates (J&A), provides an overview of the current wealth management landscape and evolving trends

How Abu Dhabi is developing an entire gaming ecosystem

Abu Dhabi plots a path to gaming hub status

Sheikh Mohammed launches Dhs30bn strategic programme to stimulate vital sectors

The programme will contribute to financing more than 13,500 SMEs and creating 25,000 jobs

Corporate strategy lessons: Build a company to sell it

Building a business as though you want to sell it can be a pragmatic approach to ensuring this happens in a seamless and financially sound way

Saudi’s Public Investment Fund launches 5-year strategy; assets treble to $400bn

PIF aims to grow its assets under management to over $1.07 trillion by the end of 2025

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Biggest lessons from 2020 – the hospitality perspective

The hospitality industry will have to rethink its strategy with revised priorities in mind

Lessons learnt: How to task board members to earn their privileges?

Homework can also be assigned to directors of a board, especially those non-executive, independent directors

All about investing in times of recession

No portfolio is recession proof and what is required is a well-planned strategy on managing the downside risk, says Vijay Valecha, CIO, Century Financial

UAE may merge ministries post-coronavirus – Sheikh Mohammed

The UAE government held a three-day virtual summit to develop a post-virus strategy

UAE PR firm Atteline offers pro-bono consultations amid virus pressures

As much as 60 per cent of Atteline’s client base consists of home-grown regional brands