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Healthy Dubai real estate market can ride out cheap oil

Oil's current slide is being watched closely in Dubai

December 21, 2014 9:49
 
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Online ventures target global Muslim consumer market

Excluding food, where "halal" dietary restrictions must be followed, most of the world's 1.6 billion Muslims are content to buy the bulk of their goods and services from conventional suppliers.

December 16, 2014 12:06
 
Macy’s will open at Al Maryah Central marking the first time that Macy’s will open a store outside of the USA

Al Tayer Group and Gulf Related sign landmark agreement to bring Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s to Abu Dhabi

First international Macy’s department store and the first Bloomingdale’s in Abu Dhabi marks a momentous milestone in UAE retail history

October 28, 2014 2:53
 
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Gulf’s first private pension product

Bahrain’s Takaud Savings and Pensions became the first Gulf-based private pension provider with the launch of its maiden product on…

December 12, 2012 2:50
 
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Canada’s Porter Airlines partners with Qatar Airways

Porter Airlines, a small, short-haul Canadian airline, said on Wednesday it has signed an interline partnership agreement with Qatar Airways, Porter's first such venture. Porter's chief executive said it would seek more such deals.

August 9, 2012 11:08
 
Unified GCC currency

Gulf states should not fall in the same hole

A Reuters poll predicts no common currency until 2017, but the an official from Qatar's Central Bank says they should learn from the Euro Zone mistakes

July 28, 2012 11:02
 
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INTERVIEW: US eyes more projects in Gulf

Offshore oil and gas activities have experienced an increase in the Gulf states, causing it to attract some big eyes from the west

July 24, 2012 12:35
 
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Qatar to issue up to $4 billion in sukuk

Qatar plans to issue up to $4 billion in Islamic bonds, or sukuk, through two companies that the Gulf state will set up through a decree issued by the Crown Prince, local daily Al Watan newspaper said on Monday.

July 2, 2012 10:09
 
EU Summit 2012

CAUTIOUS: Gulf investors careful ahead of EU summit

Gulf investors are taking cues from Europe amid thin local news and negative sentiment may spill over to regional markets as hopes fade of a debt-crisis resolution from an EU summit later this week.

June 26, 2012 10:39
 
Human-rights

EU urged to press Gulf on human rights next week

Rights activists urged the European Union on Friday to press Gulf Arab allies to improve their human rights record and stop harassment and threats against civil society groups and political campaigners.

June 24, 2012 10:25
 
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