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    Taking Stock

    Ranvir Nayar takes a closer look at how GCC’s stock markets are behaving

    May 17, 2012 3:32
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    VAT . . . a Good Thing?

    The tax-free environment in the GCC is set to change, VAT will help GCC economies experience diversified growth, says Mas Meghji

    May 17, 2012 3:18

    Blood on the floor as market hunts WTI Longs

    For months, prominent oil analysts have been sharply divided about whether the reversal of the Seaway pipeline from Cushing in the U.S. midcontinent to Houston on the Gulf Coast would be enough to cure the glut of crude which has built up in the central United States, pushing U.S. crude futures to a record discount against the international marker Brent.

    May 17, 2012 1:25

    UAE’s aerospace dream blooms in the desert

    "Our objective is within a decade to be a global leader in composite airframes and a leader in wings and empennage (tail sections)," said Mubadala Aerospace executive director Homaid Al Shemmari.

    May 17, 2012 12:47
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    SLOW AWAKENING: Middle East Investors Wisening Up To Africa

    Reid to ask for 'unanimous consent' on sanctions; Would put more pressure on Iran's oil sector; Comes ahead of Iran's May 23 meeting with world powers; "Iran must either willfully commit to terminating its nuclear program or we will force their hand through crippling sanctions," said Democratic Senator Robert Menendez.

    May 16, 2012 4:20
  • OVERAMBITIOUS? UAE'S effort to liberalize its economy may disappoint

    OVERAMBITIOUS? UAE'S effort to liberalize its economy may disappoint

    Long-awaited legislation that is meant to liberalise the economy of the United Arab Emirates may bring only modest changes, because of strong opposition from some Emiratis who fear they could lose out to foreigners.

    May 10, 2012 4:14