Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Money & Business

Banks in GCC are changing – what YOU should know

Banking in the GCC is fast changing due to improvements in technology, with greater focus on mobile banking, smart branches and social media banking.Standard...

Number of millionaires migrating to UAE third highest in the world

Dubai:  Thousands of millionaires from around the world continue to move to the UAE and as of last year, the emirate was among the...

The UAE’s most expensive school officially opens

Two months into the new term and pupils at the UAE's most expensive school have taken their first steps towards a future at some...

The state Kuwait is in

The FTSE Russell index provided a major boost to the fortunes of the Kuwait Stock Exchange when it upgraded the bourse to emerging market...

Bahrain: MPs plan to end fishing licences for expats

The lawmakers are planning to adopt a new law that would prevent the leasing out of fishing licences to expats. Leasing out their licences...

Bahrain is the fastest growing economy in GCC

Bahrain has emerged as the fastest growing economy in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) helped by a 3.9 per cent growth in real GDP,...

Saudi faces a frightening reality

Earlier this month, brokerage Evercore ISI published its survey of spending plans in the global exploration and production industry. Among other things, it confirmed what...

Bahraini’s likely to get more cash handouts from May 2018

A new social welfare system could be launched in Bahrain this May 2018. The new system would see Bahraini families who qualify receiving payments...

OPINION: Saudi Arabia slows down to speed up

Speculation has been building that the man spearheading reform, Prince Mohammed bin Salman, may crown his ascent quite literally by becoming king after his...

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed vows to be one of the ‘biggest...

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who was detained for three months by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has now pledged support for...

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