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Saudi Arabia Insurance: Untapped Potenti...

By M.R. Raghu, Managing  Director, Marmore MENA Intelligence, a research firm with focus on providing information on MENA businesses The Saudi Insurance industry…
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Islamic Economy: Unified Halal Standard,...

The multi-billion dollar global Halal industry is a huge untapped market offering significant opportunities for investors. But what are the challenges that lie ahead? The…
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Saudi Mortgage: Can it remove home owner...

Affordability and access to mortgage finance are the key barriers to home ownership in KSA. By M.R. Raghu, Managing  Director, Marmore MENA Intelligence, a research…
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‘Retailers need to do more’

Abdirizak Ibrahim Salah, Co-Founder, Trriple, says retailers need to do more than just building digital capabilities and e-commerce sites Do you see a gradual shift…
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The Mobile Shift

E-commerce constitutes one among the fastest growing businesses in the UAE, with more and more buyers transacting in the digital realm. But why it still…
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Poor Earnings Dampen GCC Stock Performan...

With earnings growth expectations remaining weak, the performance of GCC markets is expected to remain muted, says M.R. Raghu, Managing Director, Marmore MENA Intelligence, a…
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Can India step out of China’s shadow?

Sukumar Rajah, MD & CIO, Asia Equities, Franklin Templeton Investments, tells Wealth Monitor while commentators often compare both China and India, there is significant differentiation…
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A Perfect Lull

Wealth Monitor zooms closer into the Dubai property market to find whether it will continue to deliver the value proposition flawlessly despite short-term hiccups. By…
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Should GCC Banks Be Wary Of Fintech Ent...

An analysis by M.R. Raghu, Managing Director, Marmore MENA Intelligence, a research firm with focus on providing information on MENA businesses Since the time internet…
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‘Market To Experience A Turnaround By...

H.E. Mohamed M. Al Qubaisi, Chairman, Manazel Real Estate, says the UAE’s residential real estate continues to attract investors from liquid markets such as Saudi…
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The Super 30

These are the 30 most valuable non-banking companies in GCC. An analysis by M.R. Raghu, Managing Director, Marmore MENA Intelligence, a research firm with focus…
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Campus Calling

How the rapid progress in the UAE’s education sector is helping the country get closer to realizing its vision of a knowledge-based economy. Wealth Monitor…
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‘The big picture is looking positive...

Basel Al Kasem, CEO and founder, Al Basel Group, Dubai, says despite low oil prices he doesn’t see any major hurdle in the UAE’s and…
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Suite Moment

A slew of marquee hotel brands are queueing up to glitter in Dubai and across the gulf. Why are they so upbeat about…
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A Compelling Opportunity

Is the UAE healthcare landscape an overcrowded market? An analysis by M.R. Raghu, Managing Director, Marmore Mena Intelligence, a research firm with focus on providing…
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Time To Care

Are the days of business as usual over for UAE-based healthcare providers? Is it time for a fundamentally new strategy? Sunil Kumar Singh Finds out Health…
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“Our academic healthcare network set t...

Thumbay Moideen, Founder President & Chairman of Thumbay Group, tells Wealth Monitor about the group’s expansion plans, including issuing an IPO in two to three…
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“It’s not a catastrophe for Dubai pr...

Ismail Al Hammadi, Managing Director, Al Ruwad Real Estate, Dubai, tells Wealth Monitor Dubai property market is not slowing down. Rather it’s just a correction…
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“Project financing has never been an i...

Rizwan Sajan, Founder & Chairman, Danube Group, says if a project is offered at right price, at right payment terms and at right…
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The Realty Bet

Is 2016 going to be a reprise of 2008 for the UAE real estate market, or a turnaround is in the offing? Sunil Kumar Singh…
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‘Portfolios are becoming dynamic’

Mufazzal Kajiji, Global Head of Wealth Management & Mortgages, FGB, UAE, says it’s the…
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‘Time for GCC’s financial industry t...

Reza Dari, CEO, Global Investment Bank, Dubai, says regional wealth managers should allocate adequate resources for R&D of innovative financial and investment products Do you…
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The Great Alpha Chase

Wealth managers worldwide are having a tough time generating ROI and adequately compensating for the risks borne by their clients. Are their GCC peers any…
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Cover story

Portfolio Interview: ‘Clients Don’t Just Want Double-Digit Returns’ In an exclusive interview, Faisal Aqil, Deputy…
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Picture Perfect

Spectacular locations, world-class post-production facilities and the filming of several awe-inspiring Hollywood, Arabic and Bollywood movies have not only catapulted the UAE onto the global…
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It’s Clicking

More and more buyers in the UAE and the region are shopping online. But does the rise of e-tailers pose a challenge to brick-and-mortar shopping…
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Tipping Point

M-Commerce in the UAE is gaining momentum with increasing number of shoppers using their mobile devices to make purchases online, writes Manickam Ravindran Globally, mobile…