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UAE biggest Gulf spender at the 2014 World Cup

Spending increase of 419 per cent recorded by Middle Eastern travellers, reveals Visa report

July 7, 2014 3:23
 
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Down your throat consumerism

Could Kipp be alone in thinking that we need to change the perception of consumerism in our society? Ads, promotions, marketing and sales everywhere you go...

July 25, 2012 11:52
 
Kuwait Central Bank governor resigns over rising spending

Kuwait Central Bank governor resigns over rising spending

Kuwait's central bank governor resigned after 25 years in the post on Monday, protesting against a rapid rise in government spending, but his departure may be linked to political change in the oil-rich state and not any immediate economic crisis.

February 13, 2012 2:29
 
Bahrain okays $862M extra spending for public wages

Bahrain okays $862M extra spending for public wages

Additional spending to cover higher public wages; Cabinet ups borrowing ceiling to 3.5 bln dinars

August 9, 2011 2:23
 
Social spending: GCC hopes spending boost will calm unrest

Social spending: GCC hopes spending boost will calm unrest

Gulf governments are hoping financial support will be enough to quell regional unrest. What happens when grievances run deeper then financial woes?

June 6, 2011 12:24
 
Field of dreams

Field of dreams

A forecast of six real estate trends in Saudi Arabia for 2011 reminds Kipp of a Kevin Costner where unknown forces urged him to build a baseball field that will attract other-worldly players.

March 28, 2011 4:38
 
Financial clout of women, big business for smart marketers

Financial clout of women, big business for smart marketers

Women have unique priorities when it comes to spending money; marketers are keen to get in touch with the feminine side of it all

June 9, 2010 3:19
 

Saudi economy forecast to grow 4 percent in 2010

Saudi Arabia is projected to record a four-percent growth this year on the back of government spending and higher oil production, says the Business Optimism Index (BOI).

May 23, 2010 2:11
 
Dubai dazzling on the catwalk?

Dubai dazzling on the catwalk?

The emirate’s fashion scene may have been affected by the financial crisis, but some in the industry see a more positive trend in the future.

March 18, 2010 7:17
 
Parents should lead by example in money management

Parents should lead by example in money management

Most UAE teachers want financial literacy to be taught in schools. But given the Middle East’s looming debt crisis, money management will also have to figure on the curriculum at home.

March 14, 2010 3:50
 
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