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Futures decline on global economy concerns

Futures decline on global economy concerns

US stock index futures fell on Monday after data showed Europe's private sector activity declined last month and China cut its growth target, reigniting concerns about the strength of the global economy.

March 6, 2012 10:55
 
UAE January business activity improves on new order growth

UAE January business activity improves on new order growth

Growth in business activity in the UAE's non-oil private sector rose slightly in January after slipping to a four-month low in the previous month, a purchasing managers' survey showed on Sunday.

February 5, 2012 12:46
 
Women are better for business, says Booz & Co

Women are better for business, says Booz & Co

Educated and ambitious, the GCC’s female population is key to solving economic issues in the region. Booz & Co shows you the whys and how to get on the bandwagon.

January 29, 2012 2:56
 
The shockwave of a shorter residence visa

The shockwave of a shorter residence visa

Not sure what a shorter residence visa will mean to you? Neither do we. But we’re thinking it’s just the tip of the iceberg.

September 26, 2011 4:07
 

Kuwait cbank says govt needs to boost spending-TV

Imbalances include over-dependence on oil; Lenders still see risk; Central bank in talks with CMA

July 20, 2011 10:16
 
UAE gets reality check with May’s dip in business -study

UAE gets reality check with May’s dip in business -study

So far the UAE has seen a cash flow rush with the regional unrest. Last month, however, registered job creation slowdown and a weak purchase price inflation, says HSBC study.

June 5, 2011 11:22
 
Failure to launch: A call to overhaul Saudization

Failure to launch: A call to overhaul Saudization

Minimum wage and financial incentives for the private sector must be included in Saudization strategy. Arab News delivers some home truths.

May 11, 2011 11:59
 
State spend trumps dampened private sector

State spend trumps dampened private sector

Private sectors may be wary of the regional unrest, but booming energy industries are expected to offset this, especially with aggressive state spending.

April 5, 2011 4:10
 
UAE business conditions at 20-month high in March

UAE business conditions at 20-month high in March

A recent HSBC UAE Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) better output and new orders increase while job creation is recorded as fastest in 15 months. Should we be hoping for some ripple effect?

April 5, 2011 12:03
 
Irreconcilable differences?

Irreconcilable differences?

There isn’t much point to, well, pointing fingers, if it’s not breaking any barriers or glass ceilings, says Precious de Leon

March 20, 2011 5:01
 
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