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Saudi reveals 17-point inflation plan

Saudi reveals 17-point inflation planSaudi Arabia yesterday announced a 50 percent cut in import tariff and government service charges, reports…

January 28, 2008 10:00
 

An A-level in the Big Mac

McDonald’s has become one of the first firms to offer its own nationally recognised qualifications, according to the BBC. The…

January 28, 2008 10:00
 

Early contender for Quote of the Year

“A lord with billions in Great Britain cleans his own car on a Sunday morning, whereas people of the Gulf…

January 28, 2008 11:09
 

Liverpool admits DIC talks - but scratch takeover bid

Liverpool admits DIC talks Liverpool co-owner Tom Hicks has admitted talks were held with Dubai International Capital recently, but only…

January 27, 2008 10:00
 

Global gloom can’t cool Gulf IPO fever

The financial markets in the US and Europe are rattled. Banks are issuing profit warnings, the Fed is stepping in…

January 27, 2008 10:00
 

‘Masdar is an agent of change’

The UAE is one of the world’s largest producers of oil; conventional thinking is that an alternative energy initiative will…

January 27, 2008 10:00
 

Qatar mulls $3bn stake in Credit Suisse

Powerful funds backed by the Qatari government are considering assembling a significant stake in Credit Suisse, one of Europe’s largest…

January 26, 2008 10:00
 

Five business stories you need to read

Anger mounts at timing of SocGen’s revelation, says the Financial Times. With ‘mid-level trader’ J

January 26, 2008 10:00
 

Banks set to report credit crisis losses

Banks set to report credit crisis losses Banks in the Middle East will announce losses from exposure to the US…

January 26, 2008 10:00
 

AdLand’s warped reality

It is a dangerous science reading too much into the world imagined by the advertising industry. If aliens were to…

January 26, 2008 10:00
 
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