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Cost-cutting behaviour in the GCC: cut-throat or considerate?

Cost-cutting behaviour in the GCC: cut-throat or considerate?

With companies in the GCC spending up to $2million in cost-cutting consulting services, McGill Consulting Group explores the decision-making process cost-cutting and how firms are coping with these changes.

March 19, 2012 3:34
 
Japan’s Nomura sets up Middle East FX team

Japan’s Nomura sets up Middle East FX team

Japanese investment bank Nomura is setting up a foreign exchange trading team in Dubai to meet growing demand among its institutional clients to trade Middle East and North African currencies, the bank said on Monday.

March 5, 2012 1:28
 

Dubai says no plans to restructure state firms’ debt

Dubai's government has no plans to restructure debt held by state-linked companies, although it is ready to support them through "various" refinancing options, it said on Wednesday.

December 8, 2011 1:04
 

Dubai says no plans to restructure state firms’ debt

Dubai's government has no plans to restructure debt held by state-linked companies, although it is ready to support them through "various" refinancing options, it said on Wednesday.

December 8, 2011 9:17
 
Fool me once: Report points skittish investors to ‘most analytical’ firm

Fool me once: Report points skittish investors to ‘most analytical’ firm

Deutsche Bank tops list of companies with ‘most economic intelligence’. List is hoped to appease today’s emerging market investors, who tend to quickly pull out at first signs of trouble.

June 14, 2011 3:07
 
UAE to tighten banks’ liquidity management guidelines

UAE to tighten banks’ liquidity management guidelines

New rules to reduce severity of liquidity problems; Banks need to comply with new rules from September

June 1, 2011 2:19
 
Who Do You Think You’re Talking To?

Who Do You Think You’re Talking To?

With many Arabs today asserting national pride, do marketing communications need to change their tone? Tarek El Jundi reports.

May 3, 2011 3:59
 
Banning annoying marketing tactics (but not really)

Banning annoying marketing tactics (but not really)

Advertising unlicensed financial services is going to be banned at DIFC. But will it have the same loophole as the telemarketing ban, asks Precious de Leon.

April 18, 2011 3:47
 
Great Consumer Expectations

Great Consumer Expectations

Study says consumer confidence is rising and people are optimistic about the economy, but job prospects stay sombre and the cost of living remains high.

April 14, 2011 3:27
 
The bonus round

The bonus round

Are these guys sorry for taking wads of cash? Or sorry that they got flack for doing so?

March 23, 2011 12:30
 
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