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  • Middle East buyers avoid UK tax?

    UK taxman catching up to Middle East buyers?

    According to some, news reports on property tax evasion by Middle Eastern property owners have just been over exaggerated but Kipp still believes that if strictly implemented, taxes will be a strong deterrent for future and current owners.

    September 9, 2012 10:08
  • egypt economy

    POLITICS AT PLAY: What US debt relief really means for Egypt

    President Mohamed Mursi faces many challenges to get Egypt's finances into shape, but high foreign debt isn't one of them says Una Galani

    September 5, 2012 6:00
  • oil

    A CRUDE SHOCK: Oil Prices Re-Enter The “Danger Zone”

    Get ready for a prolonged slowdown in the major industrial economies warns John Kemp, if Brent crude oil prices stay substantially above $100 per barrel, the economies of the United States and Western Europe will almost certainly struggle in the next few months.

    September 4, 2012 5:16
  • Central Bank of Egypt

    Why Egypt’s banks are ripe for picking

    With a political transition in full swing and a pledge from the president not to devalue the pound, a number of banks could soon change hands as European owners retreat in a bid to shore up capital thinks Una Galani

    September 3, 2012 4:51
  • Iran-oil-sanctions

    The Sanctions War

    Despite ludicrous claims to the contrary, Western sanctions have hurt Iran's crude oil exports, but it's also not all gloom and doom says Clyde Russell

    September 3, 2012 11:16
  • No culture of saving in UAE?

    Dubai’s culture of savings to be altered?

    A new poll reveals just how little UAE residents have planned to secure their future nest egg. Nine out of 10 residents believe that they haven't saved nearly enough...

    September 2, 2012 9:14