In pictures: Where Abu Dhabi rents have risen and fallen, Q1 2014
Find out how rental prices in the prime locations in Abu Dhabi have altered during the first three months of the year and the current rates you will pay according to data provided by Asteco.
Building the future on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island
Nick Leech meets Jassim Al Hammadi, the engineer charged with providing the services that will make the Saadiyat Cultural District tick.
In it for the long haul: flying 16 hours with Emirates to LA
Our executive travel reviewer tries out the business class offering on Emirates' longest A380 route - and finds time passing quickly.
Hard-hitting Chennai not deterred by opening loss in IPL
But some questions remain about the team's attack ahead of Monday's match against Delhi Daredevils in Abu Dhabi, writes Osman Samiuddin.
Lamenting Bur Dubai’s Baithal Ravi Restaurant
When I heard that a fire had ripped through the restaurant known as Ravis in the Bur Dubai district of Dubai, my outburst was met with echoed monosyllabic despair among numerous friends on social media.
Fast & Furious in Abu Dhabi, a social media frenzy
Fast & Furious 7 wraps up an eventful and much-anticipated week of filming in the capital. Let's take a look at what went on via the key players' social media, while they were enjoying the delights of the desert.
March 5, 2014
The deal, one of the few exits concluded in the Middle East in recent months, signalled a possible revival of the region’s private equity industry.
January 28, 2014
The jeweller Garrard, whose pieces typically range from US$100,000 to $500,000 in price, is looking to double its sales in the Middle East this year.
June 7, 2012
The Nasdaq Dubai stock exchange is in line for its first public share sale since 2008, after the little-known RegisCard, based in London, yesterday announced its intention to list.
June 6, 2012
Investors on the Nasdaq Dubai will have the choice of just two local stocks to trade today following the delisting of Damas International.
May 25, 2012
Qatari conglomerate and an Egyptian investment bank plan to force remaining minority shareholders of Damas International to sell their stock as theentities buying the troubled UAE jeweller prepare to delist it.
March 29, 2012
An increasingly lucrative gold market is putting the shine back on the prospects of Damas International with a proposed deal with Mannai Corporation and EFG-Hermes on the table.
March 29, 2012
Damas International yesterday received a US$455 million cash bid from a pair of investors, creating the prospect of ending the jeweller's turbulent listing on Nasdaq Dubai.
March 28, 2012
Markets Update: Optimism in Dubai ahead of first quarter earning results which has sent the bourse higher this morning is not being felt in neigbouring Abu Dhabi, which has opened lower.
January 12, 2012
Shares in Damas International rise 14 per cent as investors digest news of a potential bid for the Dubai jeweller by Qatar's Mannai Corporation.
January 8, 2012
Du, the telecommunications firm, has topped a list of companies that boast the most robust and transparent corporate governance policies in the Middle East.
January 5, 2012
The biggest shareholders and previous owners of Damas International have appointed a financial adviser to sell some of their US$134 million stake in the jeweller.
November 3, 2011
Damas is set to pay back Dh35m it owes a creditor and hopes to reduce this amount with the sale of some assets.
September 29, 2011
Damas, the regional jewellery giant, has formed a task force to recover more than Dh300 million as part of its financial restructuring.
September 28, 2011
Damas International, the Dubai-based jeweller, is to engage what it calls a cash-recovery 'task force' in a bid to recoup its missing millions.