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Star Wars: Episode VII evidence in Abu Dhabi desert
After more than a week of speculation, The National has what are believed to be the first photos of a Star Wars shoot in the Abu Dhabi desert.
Amir Khan says bout with Luis Collazo ‘will steal the show’ in Las Vegas on May 3
British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan says his fight with Luis Collazo will be the main attraction on same fight card led by Floyd Mayweather Jr and Marcos Maidana, writes Omar Al Raisi.
In pictures: Fishing communities in the Northern Emirates
Fishermen in Fujairah and Umm Al Qaiwain worry that new regulations to protect fish stocks are harming their trade. We look at both communities through the lens of our photographers.
Fast & Furious 7 filming in full swing at Emirates Palace
Filming for Fast & Furious 7 has started and we have the first photos of the cast and crew on set at Emirates Palace hotel this morning. Visitors staying at Emirates Palace say they have been kept away from certain areas in the grounds.
In pictures: Al Maryah Island rises in Abu Dhabi
Al Maryah has been chosen as the site for Abu Dhabi’s first financial free zone, the Abu Dhabi Global Market, and construction activity in the island has been at a fast pace.
April 16, 2014
The Dubai and Abu Dhabi indices both went up by 0.9 per cent on Wednesday, a slight recovery over the previous day's drops.
April 12, 2014
The UAE’s bourses have been booming over the past year, and this has pushed up the number of stocks that will satisfy criteria for inclusion on the index.
April 8, 2014
Hamed Ali feels the bourse he heads is at an advantage after unveiling a new trading platform.
April 7, 2014
The agreement has been reached between the two - there is a dialogue but it is not yet finalised, according to Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, head of Dubai’s Supreme Fiscal Council.
April 6, 2014
The real estate and construction sector remained in the limelight on the back of many positive project announcements.
April 5, 2014
With share prices that have lagged overall index gains this year, banks are expected to be prime targets as new investors swoop in.
April 1, 2014
DSI shares fell 4.6 per cent during early trading on Tuesday, their greatest decline in three weeks, before rallying to close at just 0.58 per cent down on the previous day.
March 31, 2014
Analysts expect the retailer Marka to list on the DFM after the company’s founders subscribed to 225 million shares. In June, Emaar’s retail unit is expected to list on Nasdaq Dubai.
March 30, 2014
Shares of the Dubai investment bank rally as much as 15 per cent Sunday morning, after announcing it will be the the exclusive financial advisor, lead manager and book runner for Able Logistics Group.
March 29, 2014
EFG-Hermes, the Egyptian investment bank, said that the MSCI upgrade in June would net the UAE exchanges US$538 million and Qatar US$475m.
March 29, 2014
Reaction to ECB member's remarks, strong data from US and expectations for China.
March 27, 2014
Shuaa Capital recorded a second day of robust gains, having climbed 31 per cent since its close on Tuesday.
March 26, 2014
Marka is planning to list on the Dubai Financial Market, the bourse’s first IPO in five years. It would also make Marka the first listed retailer in the UAE.
March 23, 2014
Dubai's stock market index takes crown as world's best performer this year as property developer Emaar announces retail business spin off.