Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Money & Business

EU puts 17 countries on tax haven blacklist, including UAE and...

EU finance ministers have blacklisted 17 countries for refusing to co-operate with its crackdown on tax havens but have welcomed reform promises from 47...

Saudi private sector growth at 2-year high amid crackdown on graft...

DUBAI, Dec 5 (Reuters) - - Saudi Arabia’s non-oil private sector grew at its fastest pace in two years in November, a survey showed...

Industry Stalwarts set to headline the 24th World Islamic Banking Conference

Amwaj Islands, Kingdom of Bahrain, November 30 2017: Under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, The Prime Minister of the...

Saudi Arabia signs major markets upgrade with Nasdaq

Saudi Arabia has signed a deal with US group Nasdaq to upgrade the country’s financial markets infrastructure, another step towards its long-term goal of...

Bitcoin, Ethereum ‘Not Suitable’ For Muslims, Says Turkish Government

Turkey has claimed Bitcoin is in fact “not compatible” with Islam due to its government being unable to control it. In a statement from a meeting...

Qatar hit by fresh World Cup corruption scandal

Qatar has been hit with damaging new allegations of corruption over its controversial 2022 World Cup bid as a French news website revealed on...

Dubai Expo 2020 awards more than Dhs11bn of contracts in 2017

Dubai’s Expo 2020 has awarded Dhs10.8bn ($2.95bn) of construction contracts so far this year, it was announced during a dedicated Procurement Conference.Some Dhs411m ($112m)...

Abu Dhabi’s Adnoc Is Said to Seek Up to $2 Billion...

Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. may raise as much as $2 billion from an initial public offering of its fuel-retailing unit, according to people with...

Chinese startup eyes Saudi Arabia, Dubai for ‘flying taxi’ rollout

LONDON: Transport by taxi drone could soon be part of everyday life in Dubai after a Chinese startup told Bloomberg it aims to roll...

At last, a Parking App for Bahrain!

Gulf Insider meets Omar Salah Al-Khan, Managing Partner of ParkPoint Parking Solutions, to discuss his latest innovations in parking technology. This young entrepreneur introduced...

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