Alternatives thrive as UAE investors cast nets wide

Dubai: The 30-year bond rally as well as a US equity market ... Alternative investment strategies offer a wide range of possibilities — from commercial real estate, hedge funds, private equity, private placement debt to trade finance. ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Pet Festival to raise awareness on animal welfare

Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Pet Festival will be held on February 3 from 2pm to 10pm at du Arena in Yas Island. The festival’s third edition will celebrate pets with a variety of entertaining competitions and demonstrations, and will host the fifth ... ( read original story ...)

UAE residents found it harder to get loans in 2016 – report

The number of UAE residents applying for personal loans dropped in 2016, but it was harder for those who applied to get their loans approved, according to a new report. The report by financial comparison site compareit4me.com found that the number of ... ( read original story ...)

UK financial regulator acts on pension scam fears

The UK financial regulator is looking to crack down on domestic and international pension transfers in a move that could give added protection to British investors in the UAE. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued an alert over the growing ... ( read original story ...)

Festival inspires for more Emirati-Indian events

told Gulf News. “This inspires us to say that this is just a beginning only in our efforts to further strengthen the people-to-people relations between the UAE and India. Abu Dhabi community can expect more events and activities in this direction in ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai to produce bio fuel from leftover food

Ivano Ianelli, CEO of Dubai Carbon, told Gulf News in an interview, that a new pilot programme under way is working to turn wet waste into a money generating fuel at new locations near source across the city by the end of March. “We’re trying to ... ( read original story ...)