Dubai land sales said to soar by $8bn since 2012

The value of annual land sales in Dubai has risen by AED30 billion ($8.17 billion) over the last five years, with Business Bay identified as a key area for further growth, according to new research. fäm Properties, one of the emirate’s biggest real ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Islamic banking assets surge 6pc to top $145bn

Assets of Islamic banks operating in the UAE amounted to Dh535 billion ($145.6 billion) by the end of October, around 6 per cent growth since the beginning of the year, accounting for 20.2 per cent of total banking assets in the country, valued at around ... ( read original story ...)