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K Dimachkie Picture Dec 17

The Phoenix will be busy

I eagerly await the fulfilment of the next prediction, writes Kamal Dimachkie.

December 20, 2012 3:56
 
Travel groups look east for 2012 bright spots

Travel groups look east for 2012 bright spots

With a weak western European economy, fear of political unrest in North Africa and a cruise business hit by the Costa Concordia disaster, travel groups are looking to eastern Europe, China and corporate travel to brighten up 2012.

March 10, 2012 5:20
 
GE tops women’s “great” workplace list for 2012

GE tops women’s “great” workplace list for 2012

Though global brands still dominate the list, it's interesting to see transportation, logistics, manufacturing and production firms top the list of great places to work for women in the UAE.

February 8, 2012 4:34
 
Six computing trends that could help your business

Six computing trends that could help your business

As part of our special focus on Cloud Computing, Red Hat's George DeBono talks about this year's trends for html5, cloud computing, enterprise mobility, open standards and app evolution.

February 8, 2012 1:29
 
Great expectations: pregnancies on the paparazzi 2012 list

Great expectations: pregnancies on the paparazzi 2012 list

This year started with some high-profile births; from baby Zayed, the newest addition to the Dubai royal family to the delivery of Beyoncé’s daughter Ivy. Here are other famous moms-to-be.

January 10, 2012 4:14
 
Dubai bond rally is modestly positive for 2012

Dubai bond rally is modestly positive for 2012

Although Dubai bonds have outperformed some high-grade Abu Dhabi credits, thin liquidity, lack of supply still put them at risk.

December 22, 2011 4:06
 
High Saudi spending, budget surplus in 2012 – IMF

High Saudi spending, budget surplus in 2012 – IMF

IMF estimates 2012 for Saudi Arabia will see a break-even budget in oil price at around $80 and expects fiscal and monetary policies will be used to ease inflation

December 22, 2011 3:41
 
Top 10 global economic themes and tips for 2012

Top 10 global economic themes and tips for 2012

If it wasn’t clear to you yet, nobody on earth will has illusions of grandeur for the global economy situation. But here’s Merrill Lynch’s handy guide to navigating through 2012.

December 20, 2011 10:42
 

Qatar 2012 outlook positive but growth to slow, says IMF

IMF sees risk of lower oil, gas prices; Says Qatar should develop local bond market; 2011, 2012 inflation forecasts cut slightly

December 18, 2011 11:42
 
‏World on the brink: a fragile 2012 ahead

‏World on the brink: a fragile 2012 ahead

Merrill Lynch draws a fragile connection of events expected in 2012, as debt, weak spending and soft asset prices threaten us with yet another global recession.

December 10, 2011 9:24
 
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