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Islamic banks taking a larger share of t...

February 9, 2017 | 15:00 | Dubai Applications for Islamic car loans in the UAE grew significantly in 2016, with Islamic auto loan products occupying three…
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Oil falls to 3-month lows. Will prices r...

July 28, 2016 | 10:30 | Dubai On Tuesday, crude oil prices dipped to three-month lows of $42.36 a barrel, down 12% in July alone. After…
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The Month That Was: How Global Share Mar...

Dubai | June 1 | 12:30 Best…
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The Economics of Remittance to India fro...

May 23, 2016 | 13:35 | Dubai The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) lost some charm for India last fiscal, both as a destination for exports…
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Global economy grows slower, but markets...

US economic data produced somewhat mixed signals in March, with the weaker indicators leading to a reduction in consensus forecasts for first-quarter 2016 growth. But,…
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Gold: Europe’s New-Found Love

Whilst jewellery demand in China and India, traditionally the largest consumers of gold, has been waning, European investors are turning to gold at time of…
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GCC Islamic Banks Outpace Their Conventi...

They’re however Grappling with Weakening Regional Economies GCC-based Islamic banks increased their balance sheets by an average of 15.2% between 2009 and 2014, while their…
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UAE PMI hits 6-month high amid sharp ris...

The Emirates NBD UAE Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to a six-month high of 57.1 in August, up from 55.8 in July, indicating a robust…
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Signs of Revival in IPO Market

Saudi Arabia’s Primary Market Most Active So Far This Year IPO performance in the GCC region showed signs of recovery in terms of the number…
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Courting Cyprus

100% Growth in Demand for Cypriot Passport by MENA Residents The Cyprus Citizenship-by-Investment Program has seen a substantial growth in demand by 100% from the…
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DGCX Records Highest Volumes with 1.5 mi...

Increased volatility in global markets over the past month has led trading volumes on UAE’s Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) to rise considerably, raking…
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Big Comeback for Dubai Property

60% Investors Expect the Sector to Grow in Next 1 Year The upbeat sentiment of the UAE property sector has been underlined by a new…
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11 of world’s 20 wealthiest individual...

Image Credit: catwalker / Shutterstock.com Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has taken the top spot on a list of the world’s wealthiest individuals…
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DGCX Appoints Gaurang Desai as CEO

Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) last month announced the appointment of Gaurang Desai as the Chief Executive Officer. As one of the founding members…