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  • The misconceptions of being an entrepreneur

    Entrepreneurship can be a lonely path

    When Kipp sat down with Shadi Banna, an all-round entrepreneurship enthusiast, he said that recession is a time when people have less to lose and so are more tempted to take matters into their own hands.

    February 10, 2013 4:15
  • Nissan World Record Dubai1

    Another Guinness Record out of Dubai

    Nissan's global 'What If_' campaign breaks yet another Guinness Record in Dubai.

    February 5, 2013 12:03
  • Islamic Finance Oman

    Dubai aspires to be global player

    The emirate hopes the new standards will reduce disputes between scholars, issuers and investors over what types of debt structures are permissible and attract more business to its market.

    February 3, 2013 3:42
 
  • Why Wasta and the Digital Age don't mix

    Why ‘Wasta’ and the digital age don’t mix

    In an ideal world we all would hope that multinationals in the Middle East - many of which rank much higher than their local counterparts for consumer trust and positive customer perception - would hire the best person for the position.

    January 31, 2013 3:50
  • UAE Central Bank confirms no mortgage cap

    Will Mortgage caps curb speculation?

    The EBA has also told the central bank it proposes to limit mortgages extended to property speculators to 50 percent, though the details of this are still being considered.

    January 27, 2013 3:17
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    “Mortgage cap would be good for the UAE in the long run”- Jones Lang Lasalle

    As the UAE Central Bank does a 180 on the mortgage cap proposal and commercial banks release a collective sigh of relief, experts say mortgage cap can help reduce speculation and bring stability into the market

    January 23, 2013 11:55
 
  • Serviced apartments in Dubai more popular

    A rush for Dubai’s serviced apartments

    With regional unrest, people are coming to Dubai where they might have gone to other locations in the past.

    January 23, 2013 11:39
  • UAE Central Bank confirms no mortgage cap

    Fierce protests overruled Central Bank ruling?

    A circular sent to commercial banks by the central bank late last month, and seen by Reuters, said mortgage loans for foreign individuals should not exceed 50 percent of property value for a first purchase of a home

    January 22, 2013 9:50
  • Aston Martin

    Aston Martin CEO relying on Italian cash

    "Aston Martin is not a conglomerate, which you would sell parts off and destroy it. Aston Martin is one entity. I am absolutely confident that the private investment house is very good for Aston Martin," he said.

    January 20, 2013 10:20
 
  • GCC energy infrastructure

    From Black Gold…to Green Gold?

    Will the Gulf benefit from its desert topography as much as it has benefited from what is below our golden sands? Will alternative energy become the region’s next economic boom?

    January 15, 2013 12:39
 
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