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Dubai Expo sentiment spurs UAE banking sector Dubai Expo sentiment spurs UAE banking sector(0)

The UAE banking sector’s outlook has improved considerably over the past few quarters as a spate of new infrastructure and construction projects come on track and strong economic activity helped improve business sentiment in the country. CONTINUE READING

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UAE eyes 65% rise in GDP per capita by 2021 UAE eyes 65% rise in GDP per capita by 2021(0)

If further proof was ever needed that the UAE’s confidence was well and truly back, it came with the UAE prime minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum ‘s new goal that the country’s GDP per capita would rise by 65% over the next seven years, just in time for the UAE’s 50th birthday. CONTINUE READING

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UAE gas reserves offer fresh fiscal hopes UAE gas reserves offer fresh fiscal hopes(0)

Natural gas importer UAE is working on a number of projects that could boost the country’s natural gas production… CONTINUE READING

Minerals draw UAE, other investors to Guinea Minerals draw UAE, other investors to Guinea(0)

Guinea’s impoverished economy received a major boost in late November when Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Development Company signed a deal with the government to build an alumina refinery, which is expected to attract an estimated USD 5 billion in foreign investment. CONTINUE READING

UAE banks get kudos for improved balance sheet UAE banks get kudos for improved balance sheet(0)

The UAE’s banking sector’s solid performance over the past few quarters has earned the praise of ratings agency. CONTINUE READING

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Dubai’s Expo win: A reward for infrastructure spending Dubai’s Expo win: A reward for infrastructure spending(0)

Dubai’s bid for the Expo 2020 will lift GDP growth leading up to the period and beyond, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. CONTINUE READING

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Fraser names ‘most free’ economies in Mideast Fraser names ‘most free’ economies in Mideast(0)

Five Middle East countries have been ranked among the world’s most free economies, according to Fraser Institute’s annual Economic Freedom of the World Survey. CONTINUE READING

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch bullish on Gulf bonds Bank of America Merrill Lynch bullish on Gulf bonds(0)

As the Middle East gears up for yet another potential war, Bank of America Merrill Lynch is telling clients to buy Gulf bonds on regional weakness. CONTINUE READING

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UAE’s Aldar explores Kazakhstan real estate potential UAE’s Aldar explores Kazakhstan real estate potential(0)

Fresh from completing its merger with Sorouh Properties, Aldar Properties has made a major international move by kicking-off its Kazakhstan project. CONTINUE READING

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Abu Dhabi gains on lower break-even oil prices Abu Dhabi gains on lower break-even oil prices(0)

Oil breakeven prices in Abu Dhabi are set to fall below USD 100 per barrel, as debt obligations and fiscal pressures on the government start to ease, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML). CONTINUE READING

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