77% of UAE firms forecast rise in trade volumes in next year

Sunil Veetil, regional head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance for HSBC MENAT said: “Although oil prices have impacted the GCC’s economies over the last year, the UAE’s push for diversification is bearing fruit. "As we get closer to Expo 2020 ... ( read original story ...)

Banking wallets see a tough time ahead

Dubai: Among the mobile wallets ... I think while most banks are coming out with their own wallets, it is going to a tough journey for the banking wallets or bank-specific wallets to differentiate in the market and that is the reason why Apple Pay or ... ( read original story ...)

How the UAE secures its future water needs

In late February, Minister of State for Food Security, Mariam Al Muhairi, said that water security is the biggest challenge in the UAE and added that it can only be met through innovative solutions and technologies that are both adaptive and innovative. ( read original story ...)

Sharjah real estate deals rise 20% to $8.1bn in 2017

The emirate's real estate regulator expressed satisfaction with the performance of the sector, which it said is growing steadily year after year, state news agency WAM reported on Thursday. UAE citizens dominated deals in Sharjah's property sector with ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Holding appoints new CFO in management reshuffle

“Dubai Holding is in a significant phase of its corporate evolution as it addresses legacy liabilities and reshapes its business model to drive further growth,” he said. “Dubai Holding will continue to operate as a stand-alone entity and there are no ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s billionaire teen

His followers number in the millions and he's launched his own shoe company. BBC Minute got exclusive access to this extraordinary lifestyle in Dubai. ( read original story ...)

India, UAE share interests in combating terror: UAE minister

It is only (because of) the strategic direction that an oil concession is being granted to an Indian company in UAE. "...And (also) in many many other areas, whether we move in space, nuclear energy, defence technology, cyber technology (the element of ... ( read original story ...)