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Commodities

Long-term outlook for Oil - 5 factors that can shape it

December 02, 2022

The article aims to deduce long-term global trend for energy in general and oil in particular, considering some key structural factors that are in play

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Technology

Tech layoffs may just be the beginning

November 21, 2022

Could the layoff by large tech companies indicate what we could expect moving into 2023

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Technology

Travel Now, Pay Later – A new travel alternative

October 05, 2022

The article delves deep into Travel Now, Pay Later service, which is gaining momentum in the GCC region.

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Others

FIFA World Cup – The much-awaited event in GCC for 2022

September 14, 2022

Qatar has been in limelight for nearly a decade after being awarded the opportunity to host one of the biggest sporting events, being watched by millions of spectators. Qatar has been taking huge efforts to prove that the wealthy Arab country can

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Capital Market

GCC Markets show resilience despite fall in Oil prices

September 07, 2022

GCC markets were more resilient than global markets in August supply uncertainties keep energy prices at elevated levels.

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Capital Market

Abu Dhabi’s International Holding Co. is ‘next Berkshire Hathaway’

September 01, 2022

The conglomerate with 100+ entities in nine business segments seems immune to global volatility

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Capital Market

Has Gold lost its safety shine?

August 04, 2022

Gold, which is generally considered as a safe haven investment has not been preferred this time by investors owing to aggressive monetary tightening and high levels of inflation

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Capital Market

The impact of National Health Information Exchange on KSA’s Healthcare system

July 26, 2022

The future of the healthcare in Saudi Arabia, in line with Vison 2030 of the government will be driven by ‘value-based care’ where the system is built around the patient rather than the health institutions. A value-based care empowers the patient since in this system the payment is based on successful outcome of the procedures rather than of their number.

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Capital Market

GCC markets fell sharply due to aggressive U.S. Fed tightening

July 06, 2022

Kuwait’s All Share Index fell by 5.3% in the month of June as negativity in global markets caught up to the GCC region. The risk-off sentiment among investors due to global economic growth concerns amid inflation and monetary policy tightening impacted Kuwait equities..

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Business Sector

Evolving Food & Beverages Landscape in Saudi Arabia

June 28, 2022

With technology plays a significant role in today's food and beverage market, KSA F&B firms must integrate and adapt to meet the needs of their customers.

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Economy

GCC Population Will Be Lesser and Older by the End of this Century

June 21, 2022

GCC population is expected to become older and lesser by the end of this century as replacement rates are declining

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Business Sector

Emergence of Cloud Kitchens in the UAE

June 15, 2022

The Cloud Kitchen model in the UAE has become quite popular owing to lower investment and higher margins compared to Traditional Restaurants

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Technology

NFTs: Beyond the Metaverse

May 25, 2022

Highlighting the evolution, growing demand, and application of blockchain technology within the GCC with special emphasis on NFTs.

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Business Sector

GCC Logistics Sector: 2022 Outlook & Opportunities

May 18, 2022

GCC Logistics sector offers immense potential for growth. Article discusses the opportunities & challenges in GCC logistics sector.

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Capital Market

Biggest & Fastest Wealth Creators in GCC (2012-2021) Surprisingly it is not a static list

April 04, 2022

A brief note on the observations made on the biggest and fastest GCC wealth creators over the last 10-year period (2012-21).

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Business Sector

Five Digital Shifts Impacting KSA Banks

March 17, 2022

KSA is witnessing digitalization of banking at a faster pace and we have listed 5 important digital shifts and their impact on KSA banks.

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