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Lack of transparency must be addressed to progress Middle East Financial Markets

ICA Conference in Dubai to discuss importance of GCC sovereign wealth funds photo caption: Colin Ellis: “Greater transparency would bolster investor confidence” Two leading financial analysts have highlighted the vital need for greater transparency in the current Middle East economic climate, particularly in light of the growing importance of GCC Sovereign Wealth Funds. Colin Ellis, […]

ESCP Europe and Groupe Renault Co-founders of new chair for Intercultural Management

Groupe Renault and the ESCP Europe Business School announced the inauguration of a Chair for Intercultural Management. The new Renault Chair for Intercultural Management at ESCP Europe Business School aims to advance knowledge in managerial practices that afford full consideration for cultural diversities, and to offer the academic world a research corpus on multicultural organisation […]

Dubai Municipality starts geotechnical investigation for Dubai Strategic Sewer Tunnel Project

Multi-billion dirham project to construct more than 70km of tunnels as part of broader development of modern city infrastructure geared to population growth   Caption: Dubai Municipality and engineering consultant Parsons have begun exploratory work on the Dubai Strategic Sewer Tunnels Project     Dubai Municipality has begun exploratory work for a major new sewage […]

Financial Markets Conference Dubai challenges industry experts to brace for change

ICA Conference in Dubai to address the rise of populism in the West, the importance of GCC sovereign wealth funds and the sharing economy     A leading economic macro analyst has called for a “Mini Marshall Plan” to help the Middle East push up economic growth and reduce dependency on commodities.   photo caption: […]

Saudi Aramco signs $4.5bn contracts for mega oil and gas projects

Saudi Aramco signed eight agreements with service contractors for oil and gas mega projects.   Saudi Aramco recently signed agreements with several oil and gas service contractors for oil and gas mega projects designed to enhance the company’s energy sustainability, diversify the economy, expand gas production, and localise domestic content. The agreements are valued at […]

Euronews Interview avec Xavier Bettel

Premier ministre du Luxembourg vendredi 10 novembre à 20:45 CET   „Mon pays n’est peut-être pas le plus grand du point de vue de la taille, mais du point de vue des infrastructures digitales, il fait partie des pays à la pointe.“ Dans le cadre de sa couverture du WebSummit 2017 à Lisbonne, dont Euronews […]

IMF economic measures for Jordan – announcement

The IMF supports maintaining subsidies and economic measures that help the poor in Jordan, spokesman Bill Murray told reporters Thursday (November 9) in Washington. The Fund supports measures by Jordan’s government to reform its tax structure, but does not recommend lifting bread subsidies and does not recommend economic measures that burden the poor in Jordan […]

Vedanta, Adani may bid for $9 billion Indian diamond mine left by Rio

Indian resources conglomerates Adani and Vedanta are considering bidding for a $9 billion diamond project in the country that was abandoned by global miner Rio Tinto this year, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the matter.   The central state of Madhya Pradesh was likely to invite bids in the first week of November […]

DMCC’s Dubai Diamond Conference concludes

The second day of the Dubai Diamond Conference 2017 (‚DDC 2017‘) under the theme ‚Shaping the future of an interconnected marketplace‘ organised by the Dubai Diamond Exchange (‚DDE‘), a DMCC (‚Dubai Multi Commodities Centre‘) platform, provided participants with a huge amount of food for thought.   The official launch of the Nemesis International diamond cutting […]

Synthetic diamonds need to be regulated

The increasing penetration of synthetics, limited marketing of real diamonds, and changing customer preferences have all led to an increased volatility in the diamond industry, experts at the Dubai Diamond Conference 2017 noted.   While the diamond trade is unlikely to be largely affected by the penetration of synthetic diamonds, the focus should remain on […]

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