UAE eyes stricter regulation of infamous 25-year savings plans

A quick trawl through the internet reveals dozens of complaints from expats in countries including the UAE who have fallen victim to restrictive saving schemes often sold through cold calling or even business network LinkedIn. The plans typically involve ... ( read original story ...)

Emirates NBD launches game to improve financial literacy

Emirates NBD has launched an edutainment mobile game, Banki, to promote financial literacy in the UAE. Through its engaging and informational interface, Banki will target the nation's youth to become economically aware at a young age and consider careers ... ( read original story ...)

Credit Card Dubai by Smart Finance

Credit Card Dubai by Smart Finance – Explore different credit cards so you can choose the one that’s right for you. … one of the Best Credit Cards offers for Expats Living In UAE and Enjoy unmatched privileges and benefits with Dubai Credit Cards,By ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai through the eyes of the Jashanmal family

Dubai: For decades, Dubai has been a beacon of hope and tolerance for thousands of merchants and families who have prospered here. This legacy of being a hub for fairness, openness and multiculturalism, which it has preserved to this day, is being seen as ... ( read original story ...)

Historic documents give insight into early Dubai

Adviser of Museum and Heritage Affairs and chairman of the Board of Directors office at Dubai Culture, told Gulf News. This port was located near the Ruler’s Court back then on Dubai Creek. The Hamal Bashi was the person in charge of furdhah — he ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai named as hottest real estate investment market for 2017

Cluttons’ Middle East’s Private Capital survey revealed that Dubai had overtaken London as the most attractive ... To illustrate the current state of alternative assets around the globe including hedge funds, real estate, managed futures, commodities ... ( read original story ...)

Hedge funds trim bullish bets on USA crude ahead of OPEC deal

Strength in Middle East crude benchmark Dubai may also further narrow its price gap against Brent, leading Asia refiners to buy more oil from the Atlantic Basin and the Americas, traders said. West Texas Intermediate for January delivery rose 5 cents to $ ... ( read original story ...)

Bad times ahead for public pension, insurance investors

Dubai: A significant number of institutional investors expect ... increased target allocations to private equity and real estate. Overall, the appetite for hedge funds is seen receding with over a quarter of LPs planning to reduce their target allocations ... ( read original story ...)