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  • The usual suspects: housing and job woes fuelling Arab unrest

    The usual suspects: housing and job woes fuelling Arab unrest

    *Poor urban infrastructure and high youth unemployment helped fuel the Arab Spring and governments across the region must tackle both if they are to prevent further unrest, the United Nations said earlier this week.

    May 8, 2012 8:14
  • Ready for liftoff

    Ready for liftoff

    Air Arabia reports a stellar quarterly results and Etihad joins Qantas and China in further cancelling Airbus orders

    May 8, 2012 8:05
  • DÉJÀ VU: On Abu Dhabi’s ‘aerotropolis’ ambitions.

    DÉJÀ VU: On Abu Dhabi’s ‘aerotropolis’ ambitions.

    As Kipp learns of the developments at Abu Dhabi’s ambitious Midfield Terminal project, we are eerily reminded of Dubai’s delay-prone but equally ambitious Al Maktoum International Airport…

    May 7, 2012 6:49
 
  • A NIFTY EXIT: Qatar brokers and Egypt's EFG Hermes

    A NIFTY EXIT: Qatar brokers and Egypt's EFG Hermes

    A joint venture, to be 60 percent owned by QInvest, will hold the Egyptian banks core businesses: asset management, research, brokerage and investment banking. Once the deal closes EFG shareholders will get a one-off dividend payout worth one third of EFG's current $1.1 billion market capitalisation.

    May 7, 2012 6:45
  • WARNING: Emerging economies can go backwards, too

    WARNING: Emerging economies can go backwards, too

    Emerging economies have made great strides, helped by sounder policies and unusually high commodity prices. But progress is not inevitable. Regression will bring the crises of the past says Ian Campbell.

    May 6, 2012 2:47
  • The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: On Exxon’s shareholder obsession

    The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: On Exxon’s shareholder obsession

    Exoxon’s narrow investor focus has made the firm slow to respond to longer-term reputational threats and to serve broader social interests says Christopher Swann

    May 6, 2012 2:29
 
 
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