Dubai, UAE, 19 September 2018: Asahi Yukizai Corporation – Japan’s leading company in industrial resins and plastic valves – successfully held the opening ceremony for its Middle East operations at Dubai Airport Freezone – DAFZA.
The new office will play a key role in expanding the company’s business across the Middle East and North Africa region.
The opening ceremony was hosted by Mr.Nasser Al Madani, Assistant Director General at Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), Mr.Akima Umezawa Ph.D, Consul-General of Japan in Dubai, and Kazuya Nakano, President of Asahi Yukizai Corporation.
The event was attended by honored industry representatives, senior ranking officers from DAFZA and Dubai Economy Foreign Investment (FDI), as well as Japanese and local guests.
“Today marks ......read more
Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 19 September 2018: The Malaysian Franchise Association (MFA), which aims to promote entrepreneurship through franchising, has chosen Dubai – a global business and financial destination and the 3rd edition of ‘The Global Franchise Market Exhibition’, to explore the emerging and lucrative markets in the Middle East North Africa region, connect with local, regional and international franchisors and brand owners and expand their businesses within the region.
This year, TGFM, the official franchising event in Dubai, brings together leading investors, master franchisees, licensees, entrepreneurs, and leading brands in various sectors and it is expected to attract over 2,000 visitors and participants and witness the participation of over 100 leading brands from 80 countries. ......read more
Debt and visa changes are the most common reason for not being able to access funds short term
September 2018, Dubai: According to the experts at Guardian Wealth Management, most residents are not aware of the various reasons as to why bank accounts in the U.A.E can be frozen. When people are denied access to their bank account, even if it is just for a short period of time, it can ultimately have a knock-on effect on their short-term finances including the payment of rent, school fees and savings.
The most common reason universally for a frozen bank account is when the bank feels that the transaction in the account is suspicious and may involve an illegitimate business transaction. However, specialists at Guardian Wealth Management claim that in the UAE, it is mostly as a result of visa changes or visa ......read more
16th September, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Mobility MEA, a leading systems integrator, enterprise managed mobility service provider and a GEMA alliance partner, is now the first approved Android zero-touch enrollment partner for the MEA region. The company will serve to accelerate automated deployments, reducing dependency on internal IT support, simplifying setup and management of Android mobile devices; and making time-consuming device configuration a thing of the past through processes that create better user experiences.
Zero-touch enrollment, which supports OEMs, carriers and companies, eliminates the need for users to configure their Android devices while ensuring corporate policies are in place. With this enrollment, companies can configure the devices they purchase and have them shipped with management and settings ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2018: The Higher Sharia Authority (HSA) for financial and banking activities in the UAE held a Consultation meeting with the members of the internal sharia control committees (ISCC) of Islamic financial institutions operating in the UAE on 9 September 2018. Islamic Banks, commercial banks’ Islamic windows and Islamic finance companies, represented by the members of their ISCC, the head of the internal Sharia control departments and the heads of the internal Sharia audit, attended this first Consultation meeting to exchange views on various issues that concern Sharia compliance and Sharia governance.
His Eminence Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Bin Abdulaziz Al Hadad, the Chairman HSA noted during this meeting that “this initiative is part of the consultative approach that HSA adopted. This ......read more
More and more Bangladeshi entrepreneurs are opening companies in the UAE as economic relations between the two countries grow
FDI in to Bangladesh jumped 22.52% to US$2.45 billion (Dh9 billion) in 2016-17 fiscal year
Bangladesh is the world’s 32nd largest economy with US$687.14 billion Gross Domestic (GDP) based on Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
Bangladesh seeks investment in 100 new economic zones where UAE investors could invest and own 100 percent export-oriented industries and benefit from duty-free quota access to Europe and the United States
Dubai, September 08, 2018: An attractive investment climate and a higher return on investment has helped 22.52 percent jump in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in to Bangladesh to US$2.45 billion in 2016-17 financial year, up from US$2 ......read more
As the US dollar continues to hold strong in international markets, gold prices fall as investors search out safe bets elsewhere. As the week started, UAE 24-karat gold fell from Dh147.25 per gram to Dh146.75 per gram as Monday played out. You can check the live rates on business24-7.ae
Other karats are also available at bargain prices - 22K at Dh137.75, 21K gold at Dh131.50 and 18K gold at Dh112.75 per gram. You will be able to buy those kind of gold online on business24-7.ae
Vijay Valecha of Century Financial has been watching the situation carefully. “Gold prices weakened for the start of this week as rising interest rates and a strong bull market in global equities signals that there are better avenues for investment,” he said. In the UAE, Valecha expects the price of 24K to move between ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 03, 2018: The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of the UAE held its 7th meeting for 2018 at 9:30am on Sunday, 2nd September 2018, at the Central Bank Head Office – Abu Dhabi, under the chairmanship of H.E. Khalifa Al Kindi, the Chairman of the Board. The meeting was attended by H.E. Khalid Juma Al Majid, Deputy Chairman of the Board and H.E. Mubarak Rashed Al Mansoori, the Governor, and Board members; Their Excellencies Khalid Mohammed Salem Balama, Khalid Ahmad Al Tayer and Hamad Mubarak Buamim, as well as by H.E.Saif Hadef Al Shamsi, Assistant Governor and a group of senior Central Bank staff.
The Board reviewed a memo regarding the Macro Prudential Policy stance report – Q2 2018, and instructed necessary action be taken in respect thereof. The Board also ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 29, 2018: The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) reminds consumers of their responsibility to protect their credit information and credit/debit cards from fraud and unauthorized use. CBUAE also directs consumers not to disclose their PIN to any persons or institution. If somehow this information is disclosed, it is the consumer’s responsibility to immediately contact their bank to freeze the card and change the PIN. CBUAE advised consumers to take caution when using their cards and ATM machines in order to avoid any leakage of information that may expose their accounts to possible fraud.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 28th August 2018: In line with H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak’s “Mother of the Nation” declaration to celebrate Emirati Women’s Day on the 28th of August each year, the Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE), has organized a special event to mark the day and join the nation in celebrating the achievements of women in the UAE.
To mark this occasion, H.E. Mubarak Rashed Al Mansoori, Governor of CBUAE announced that the Central Bank would be honoring H.H. Shaikha Fatima bint Mubarak, by awarding her the two most valuable commemorative coins issued by the bank, in recognition of her efforts in the advancement and empowerment of women in the UAE.
H. E. greeted numerous guests of honor and CBUAE female Emirati leaders and took the opportunity to praise H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak as an ......read more
Debate about auditor scepticism needs to be more substantial and constructive, according to ICAEW’s latest report Scepticism: The Practitioners’ Take. The report captures fresh insights from auditors, and those who train and regulate them. It highlights what auditors are doing and recognises that they have lessons to learn, but also says that it is unhelpful to use ‘lack of auditor scepticism’ as a catch-all explanation for anything that goes wrong on audits.
Dubai, UAE, August 28, 2018: Professional scepticism is at the heart of what auditors do. Without it, the audit has no value. The current debate about the need for auditors to exercise more scepticism is important. But the quality of the debate on scepticism has, to date, been somewhat superficial.
“Simply calling ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 26, 2018: Most major commodities were headed for weekly gains as the short-term focus on growth and demand risks related to emerging markets faded. This was helped by the dollar, which was heading for a second weekly loss. Overall, commodities have had a very bumpy ride this month that at one stage saw the Bloomberg Commodity Index hit a one-year low before recovering.
With so much of the direction still depending on the direction of the dollar and US interest rates, the focus this week is firmly on the annual gathering of central bankers from around the world at Jackson Hole, Wyoming. On Friday Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve chair, made his symposium debut at a discussion about the economy and monetary policy. During the week, the minutes from the August 1 Federal Open Market Committee meeting were ......read more
IBMC to promote life insurance, reinsurance and Takaful products to support NRIs and corporations in the UAE
Abu Dhabi, August 25, 2018: India’s state-run Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) is expanding in the region with key partnerships and tie-ups as it targets to tap the growing Non-Resident Indian (NRI) market for insurance coverage and investments.
The India-based company’s subsidiary in Bahrain, ‘Life Insurance Corporation ‘(International), has signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with UAE-based management and financial consultancy firm ‘IBMC International’ for marketing its life insurance and investment products in the UAE.
The strategic tie-up will enable LIC to introduce more life insurance products such as Takaful and reinsurance products to support NRIs and ......read more
Strengthening bilateral trade between Hong Kong and the UAE
Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018: The bilateral trade relations among Hong Kong and the UAE have long been robust. Adding to the Hong Kong’s business advantages, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organises more than 30 exhibitions each year to bring together buyers and suppliers from both economies to develop their business.
Mr. Abdul Aziz Nasser, Deputy Director, Middle East, HKTDC announced that nine international fairs, which cover watches and clocks, fashion, electronic products, lighting products, green products and spectacles, will be held in Hong Kong from September to November. These fairs will serve as ideal platforms for traders and suppliers from the UAE to expand their businesses into new markets. The fairs are as ......read more
Under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) announces landmark 25th edition in strategic partnership with the Central Bank of Bahrain
Over 1200 global industry powerhouses, policy makers, innovators and stakeholders will converge for the three-day long forum.
Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018: Held under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the strategic partnership of the Central Bank of Bahrain, the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) will take place on November 26th, 27th & 28th in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Middle East Global Advisors (MEGA), a leading financial intelligence platform facilitating the development of knowledge-based ......read more
By Ole Hansen , Head of Commodity Strategy / Saxo Bank
Dubai, UAE, August 12, 2018: August is normally a quiet month for markets, but this year it has so far been anything but. The markets have been rattled by a continued escalation of the trade war rhetoric between the US and China, with investors concerned this increases the future risk to global growth and demand.
We see raised geopolitical tensions after the US slapped additional sanctions against Russia and Turkey while resuming sanctions against Iran. The latter could potentially result in a looming supply crunch for crude oil, which could divert the current focus away from the price-negative impact of the trade war.
The latest trouble to hit the markets has been a simmering financial crisis in Turkey which blew up this past week when the Turkish lira at ......read more
Association successfully organizes workshop on ‘Entrepreneurship in Facilities Management’
Dubai, UAE, August 07, 2018: The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), a non-profit association that provides a dedicated platform for facilities management (FM) professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders, and owner associations, reaffirmed its commitment to nurture and guide entrepreneurs as well as promote innovation in the regional FM industry through proper skills development and effective knowledge sharing.
MEFMA made the statement during the conclusion of a workshop it recently organized entitled, ‘Entrepreneurship in Facilities Management,’ which was held recently at the Al Mugairen Hall, Riyadh Chamber in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The event was attended by ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 01, 2018: Promoth Manghat, Chief Executive Officer of UAE Exchange Group, has won the first ever Dhanam NRI Professional of the Year Award. The award was presented by the Minister for Industries- Kerala, A C Moideen at a function held at the Le Meridien Convention Centre in Kochi on the 26 of July in the presence of many business and political luminaries.
Promoth is an Executive Director of Finablr, a holding company in the UK, which brings together category-leading global financial services brands under one network. He also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of UAE Exchange Group, a Finablr network brand that is a leading global provider of diversified and innovative financial solutions in money transfer, foreign exchange and payments.
According to the eminent jury which selected the winners, Promoth ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 29, 2018: Barclays announced today the findings of its Q3 2018 Compass Report, which outlines the Private Bank’s tactical recommendations on portfolio asset allocations for investors around the world.
The report’s key takeaways note that the global economy is likely to continue to reward investment portfolios titled toward stocks. Barclays’ investment experts see stocks more likely to outperform the bond market, which is expected to face both greater inflation as well as increasingly resolute central bankers.
Commenting on the Q3 tactical investment recommendations, Bjorn Holderbeke, Head of Investment Advisory, Middle East and North Africa, said: “Our team of experts believe that the acceleration phase of global economic expansion seems to be passing, according to the latest ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 28, 2018: Arab Bank Group reported net income after tax for the six months period ended 30 June 2018 of $ 436 million compared to $415 million in prior period, recording a growth of 5%. The Group’s net income before tax grew by 6.4% to reach $582 million with net operating income reaching $ 668.5 million and recording a solid double digit growth of 13%.
Mr. Sabih Masri, Chairman of the Board of Directors stated that the solid performance of Arab Bank Group confirms the success of the Group in dealing with the challenging operating environment.
Mr. Nemeh Sabbagh, Chief Executive Officer, stated that the strong underlying performance of Arab Bank Group is reflected in the growth in net operating income achieved during the first half of the year and which was driven by core banking income generated from ......read more
Xi Jinping’s “express train of development” has the potential to create whole new communities in Dubai and the UAE
DIFC Wills outreach to enable future planning for the new wave of investors and multigenerational Chinese families
Dubai, UAE, July 28, 2018: Xi Jinping rode what he calls China’s “express train of development” through the Middle East and Africa region – including a three-day stopover in the UAE – as trade with China is set to surge to $80bn annually over the next two years.
In Dubai, individual deals tell the same story as the headline figures. Chinese investors have an increasing appetite for real estate, with Dubai Land Department statistics showing that property investment by Chinese buyers is up from eighth to sixth highest in Dubai, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 July 2018 – Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk business today announced that following the closing of the strategic partnership transaction between Thomson Reuters and private equity funds managed by Blackstone, the Financial & Risk business will be known as Refinitiv.
Closing of the transaction is expected to occur in the second half of 2018 and until then the business will continue to be known as Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk.
The new name Refinitiv was created based on feedback from customers and industry influencers on the intrinsic value of the Financial & Risk business to the industry. It is a name that aims to blend definitive action in financial markets and a bold focus on the future with a 160-year legacy of excellence as a pioneer in financial ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 26, 2018: Minhaj Advisory, a Dubai-based Co, the best training institute for the year 2017, praised the newly-pioneering step taken by the Higher Sharia Authority (HSA) at Central Bank of the UAE to enforce the Internal Sharia Control Committees (ISCC) of the Financial Institutions in the United Arab Emirates to apply the Shari’ah Standards issued by the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) as of the first of next September onwards. These standards are related to the Islamic financial industry.
In the company’s press release given on this occasion, Dr. Amin Fateh. General Manager of the company mentioned that this resolution comes in line with the Federal Law No. (6) of 1985 on Islamic banks, financial institutions and investment companies, issued by the ......read more
Dubai, 26th July 2018: Alpen Capital, an investment banking advisory firm, announced the publication of its report on the GCC Hospitality Industry. The report presents a synopsis of the demand-supply dynamics and key performance indicators of the hospitality industry across the GCC countries. The report also covers recent trends, growth drivers, and challenges in the industry. It profiles some of the renowned hospitality companies in the GCC and evaluates their financial and market valuation metrics.
“The GCC hospitality industry, which has been under pressure in recent years is expected to gain positive momentum on account of recovery in oil prices, upcoming mega events, increased tourist inflow, positive regulatory initiatives and increased government spending/investments towards the hospitality and ......read more
Dubai, July 25, 2018: Emirates Glass, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC] and a leading architectural glass provider in the Middle East, has announced that it recently organized a two-day training program for Dubai Central Laboratory, the testing and certification wing of Dubai Municipality.
The training program focused on glass performance and testing for the construction and building industry, underlining the company's commitment to uphold the highest quality and testing standards in the glass industry.
It included presentations about glass manufacturing and processing and applications in the sector; factory tour of Emirates Glass in Al Quoz and the coating plant in Dubai Investments Park; as also practical testing sessions at its state-of-the-art laboratory.
Rizwanulla Khan, Executive President ......read more
UAE, August 28, 2018 - Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has announced that Gina Realuyo Soriano from Philippines is the fifth millionaire of its popular ‘Al Ansari Exchange Rewards - Summer Promotion. The name of Gina was picked during the draw held at the Metropolitan Hotel in Dubai. The single lucky winner of Mercedes Benz 2018 ......read more
August 23, 2018—NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019, which ended July 27, 2018.
“We delivered a very strong first quarter with revenue, gross margin, operating margin, and earnings per share all above our guidance. In Q1, we introduced substantial innovation across our portfolio, expanding our industry-leading cloud data ......read more
Abu Dhabi, August 11, 2018: Emircom, one of the UAE’s leading systems integrators, bagged new awards during the Cisco Regional Partner Summit held recently at The Ritz Carlton in Dubai. Being recognized as the ‘Service Provider Partner of the Year,’ ‘Commercial Partner of the Year,’ ‘Highest Adoption at a Customer for Collaboration EA,’ in UAE and ......read more
Sales up by 7 percent to €3.9 billion
Adjusted EBITDA rises 16 percent to €742 million
Outlook raised for FY 2018: adjusted EBITDA between €2.60 and €2.65 billion expected
Dubai, UAE, July 25, 2018: Germany. Evonik has increased adjusted EBITDA to €742 million in the second quarter of 2018 (prior-year: €640 million). All three chemical segments ......read more
TBI to open its branch office in Riyadh at the end of the year
String of expansion plans in the region, including Turkey
The bank recently celebrated 15 years of operation
Abu Dhabi, July 24, 2018: Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI) has revealed plans to open its first branch in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia after receiving approvals from the Saudi Arabian Council of Ministers.
Continuing its ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: Dr Raja Easa Saleh Al Gurg, Managing Director of the multifaceted conglomerate, Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, was awarded with an Honorary Doctorate by Queen’s University Belfast, for services to business and commerce. She was among twelve individuals who received honorary degrees this summer at the university. Other individuals awarded included Professor Martin ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of the UAE held its 6th meeting for 2018 at 9:00am on Sunday, 22nd July 2018, at the Central Bank Head Office – Abu Dhabi, under the chairmanship of H.E. Khalid Juma Al Majid, Deputy Chairman of the Board. The meeting was attended by H.E. Mubarak Rashed Al Mansoori, the Governor, and Board members; Their ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: In the Gulf Corporation Council (GCC), net income of listed companies in the Islamic (takafuland Islamic cooperative tawuni) insurance sector nearly halved in 2017 to US $375 million, from US $674 million in 2016.The decline in 2017 netincomewasmainlydrivenbyweakerresultsinthe Saudi Arabian insurance sector and follows an increase in earnings by about 151% in ......read more
H1 2018 Highlights
AED81m Net Profit, up 46% vs. H1 2017
Operating Expenses decreased 4% vs. H1 2017
Provision for Credit Losses decreased 20% vs. H1 2017
Robust liquidity profile with UAB comfortably above regulatory requirements
Loan : Deposit Ratio managed to 92%
Common Equity Tier-1 (CET1) ratio comfortably in excess of regulatory requirements at ......read more
Partnership aligns with DIB’s strategy to offer customers innovative, value added solutions
Card available in three variants offering up to 2 Skywards Miles on every equivalent US dollar spent
Earn up to 75,000 bonus Skywards Miles* and receive unlimited access to airport lounges worldwide via LoungeKey
Dubai, UAE; July 22, 2018: Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), the ......read more
UAE, July 21, 2018 - In line with the nationwide celebrations of UAE-China Week, and in honor of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the UAE, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has reaffirmed its commitment to building bridges of knowledge, cultural, and economic exchange with China by organizing the China-UAE Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance (CUCIBF III) for the ......read more
July 18, 2018: More than 20 senior leaders from Bank Al Bilad recently participated in an Ashridge Executive Education Leadership Development Program in Riyadh. With a focus on building 21st Century Leadership capabilities, this highly experiential and practical learning approach helped leaders communicate their strategic vision, set direction and develop high performing teams to ......read more
Dubai, 17 July 2018: In response to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to create stronger and improved engagement with investors, while also creating a better understanding of their current and future needs and helping ease the investment process, Dubai FDI, the investment development agency ......read more
Customer friendly and cost effective package to set up a new business in the free zone
An easy and convenient process to own a business in the United Arab Emirates
World class infrastructure hub focuses on SME and entreprenuers
Dubai, UAE, July 16, 2018: Ajman Media City Free Zone, a world class free zone hub for the creative, media and entertainment ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 16, 2018: Many businesses in the GCC still do not comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and must act immediately or risk falling behind and potentially facing fines of 20 million euros or four percent of global annual turnover, according to ICAEW. The global accountancy and finance body has put together a GDPR checklist to facilitate ......read more
The flag carrier airline, who announced the traffic results for June 2018, has now reached the highest first-half Load Factor (LF) rate of its history with 80.4%.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 15 July 2018 : Turkish Airlines, that announced the results of June 2018 passenger and cargo traffic, achieved the highest rate of Load Factor (LF) in the first six months of ......read more
Overall increase in profitability due to higher return on equity (RoE) and return on assets (RoA)
Deposits and loans & advances showed similar growth levels to Q4 2017
Stable liquidity and loan to deposit (LDR) ratio
Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2018: Leading global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) today released its latest UAE Banking Pulse for Q1 2018, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 10, 2018: Al-Futtaim, one of the most diversified and progressive privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, and PVR Limited, the largest and most premium film exhibition company in India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore opportunities for jointly developing a cinema business in the MENA region. The joint venture ......read more
Annual growth of 35% in number of new companies at the Business Park
Dubai, UAE, July 09, 2018: The Business Park at Dubai South has revealed it has witnessed a 400% growth in the number of companies operating in the park since its inception in early 2015. The number of companies that have set up operations in Business Park has increased from 900 in 2015 to 4500 in ......read more
Riyadh, 5th July 2018: More than 100 senior industry leaders from the private and public sectors as well as noted KSA academia attended the graduation ceremony of the inaugural class of 50 Qimam Fellows yesterday. They commended the quality of Saudi talent represented by Qimam’s inaugural fellowship and the rigorous program that helped develop their leadership skills and build ......read more
July 04, 2018: The Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA) recorded major milestones and key achievements during the first half of 2018 in its continuing efforts to provide a dedicated platform for facilities management (FM) professionals and stakeholders as well as support the regional industry’s sustainable growth and acceleration in the 21st century. The association’s ......read more
btikari is a six-month incubator aimed at helping technology startups advance their businesses
The new partnership will offer chosen teams an updated version of Ibtikari, which will mark its fourth edition this year
Abu Dhabi, July 4, 2018: startAD, the innovation and entrepreneurship platform anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi, has partnered with Khalifa Fund for Enterprise ......read more
UAE, July 2, 2018- The Department of Economic Development in Ajman (DED Ajman) has achieved a remarkable business confidence index score of 116 in the first half of 2018, up from 109 points in the first half of 2016. The high score, which reflects the positive prospects within the local business and investment environment, is due in part to the department’s efforts to attract more regional ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: As you grow in life, you write a list of accomplishments for yourself, of which the one that probably tops the list for many is – buying a house!
As you dive into this decision, you may consider whether you want to buy to live or buy to let?
Do you want a home or do you want to buy a property, not to live in immediately, but ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: The Higher Sharia Authority (HSA) for financial and banking activities in the UAE held its forth meeting on 24th -25th June 2018. The meeting was chaired by His Eminence Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Bin Abdulaziz Al Hadad, the Chairman Higher Sharia Authority, and attended by Their Eminence the members of the HSA, Sheikh Prof. Dr. Jasim Ali Al Shamsi, Sheikh Issam ......read more