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2016

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Business Sector

Consolidation among UAE brokerages is the need of the hour

December 22, 2016

The article originally appeared in The National | Business.

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Business Sector

Saudi Mortgage – Can it remove home ownership barrier?

December 20, 2016

The article originally appeared in Wealth Monitor.

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Economy

GCC debt deluge: big-ticket issues, even by international standards

November 30, 2016

The article originally appeared in The National | Business.

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Capital Market

Alternative Financing to Gain Prominence in GCC

November 17, 2016

However, the current low o

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Capital Market

GCC Markets Mixed, OPEC Deal Uncertain

November 07, 2016

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Capital Market

GCC Markets Fall Despite Oil Price Rise

October 06, 2016

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Capital Market

Sources of Stock Market Wealth Creation: 3 Distinct Case Studies

October 05, 2016

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Technology

Are GCC businesses leveraging social media enough?

October 03, 2016

This increasing reach, twinned with the growing presence of young people on s

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Economy

Why UAE interest rates are more negative than they appear

September 20, 2016

The article originally appeared in The National | Business

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Capital Market

Oil Price Rebound Fails to Cheer GCC Markets

September 07, 2016

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Capital Market

GCC Corporate Earnings fall by 8% in First half of 2016. Expected to fall by 4% in 2016

September 04, 2016

Total earnings in 1H16 came in at USD 32.8 billion, partly supported by telecom and financial services sector. Among sect

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Economy

Should GCC banks be wary of Fintech entry?

August 24, 2016

The western countries, especially the US, have adopted technology at a much faster pace than the rest of the world. At pre

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Capital Market

Flat July for GCC Markets

August 11, 2016

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Economy

Bankers can finally look forward to merger activity

August 03, 2016

The article originally appeared in The National | Business

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Capital Market

Revealed: The 30 most valuable non-banking companies in GCC 30

July 28, 2016

ROE is one of the important parameters that is used to evaluate the strength of the company as well as the return the com

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Economy

VAT in the GCC - How should companies prepare?

July 26, 2016

Preliminary details reveal that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar will be the first states in the GCC to adopt the

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Economy

Planned GCC remittance tax could cost members economies in the long run

July 13, 2016

Though the idea is enticing and could – assuming a flat-rate remittance tax of 10 per cent – add US$10 billion to the

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Capital Market

MENA Markets Mixed, Oil Flat Post - Brexit

July 06, 2016

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Capital Market

What are the GCC region’s high margin industries?

July 04, 2016

Corporate profits and net margins at an aggregate level have been on a clear

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Economy

Brexit: Impact on GCC Investments in Britain

June 29, 2016

GCC Investors have flocked into Br

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Economy

Brexit’s multi-level impact on GCC

June 27, 2016

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