In recent years, the way in which the financial markets have moved and the emergence of negative rates do not match anything that is taught in the economics textbooks. Fortunately, 2017 should confirm the return to normal that began at the end of this year.
Construction on what will be the world’s tallest building by 2020 has officially started in Dubai, home to Burj Khalifa, currently world’s tallest man-made structure
Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, Canada’s second-largest pension fund manager, is teaming up with Dubai-based DP […]
Dubai aims to spend $35.7 billion to develop its second airport and logistics hub in the south of the city and is likely to rely on debt for a significant part of the financing, according to Bloomberg
The gender gap is particularly wide in the Middle East and North Africa, but some countries are working hard to narrow it. The Arab States have some of the highest disparities of all the 145 countries assessed in the World Economic Forum’s latest Global Gender Gap Report, but the UAE for example has been improving
Sara Al Madani started her own business aged just 15. And it’s easier than ever for other women to follow in her footsteps given the UAE’s pro-business climate, says the Emirati entrepreneur, speaking to Ben Flanagan
Ben Flanagan spoke to Jane Drury, CEO of ME Digital Group, about launching ExpatWoman.com in 2002 – and how the site has grown with the corresponding boom in Dubai’s population.
In 2003, Norway became the first country in the world to impose a gender quota, requiring listed firms to raise the proportion of women on their boards to 40 percent. And in the UAE, at least 20 percent of the candidates for a listed company’s board should be women
There are a number of organisations in the UAE that help women achieve their business goals, whether that be in starting their own business, returning to work after a break, smashing the glass ceiling at work, or investing in start-ups
Two agencies that aim to help more women into work have sprung up in the UAE, to address […]