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 The Greens, villas: Q1 no change. 3BR - Dh210-250,000. 4BR - Dh210-260,000. 5BR - Dh220-300,000. Q1 2013-Q1 2014 5% rise. Pawan Singh / The National

In pictures: Where Dubai rents have risen and fallen, Q1 2014

Find out how rental prices in the prime locations in Dubai have altered during the first three months of the year and the current rates you will pay according to data provided by Asteco.

 Miele coffee maker making Cappuccino at Miele Gallery in Sama Tower in Dubai. The cost of this coffee maker is around Dh 17,000. Pawan Singh / The National

Space-age coffee comes at a price from Miele

Miele have taken the coffee machine to a new level with its Dh17,000 offering that is built into your kitchen.

 The bridge of Seajacks Hydra, as the wind farm installation vessel undergoes finishing touches and testing works at Lamprell’s Hamriyah facility in Sharjah before its planned delivery on June 2, 2014. Jeffrey E Biteng / The National

In pictures: Building the Seajacks Hydra

The Seajacks Hydra, a wind farm installation vessel, is undergoing finishing touches and testing works at Lamprell’s Hamriyah facility in Sharjah before its planned delivery on June 2, 2014.

 The Wind, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition takes place from April 14 to April 16. Above, the Dewa showroom during last year’s Wetex. Jaime Puebla / The National

April corporate and economic calendar for the UAE and overseas

From Cityscape to Wetex to stock-market holidays to nations reporting first-quarter GDP figures, here is our helpful calendar of April's business events in the UAE and internationally.

 The rush of new supply of hotel rooms pushed Dubai occupancy rates down to 87 per cent. Sarah Dea / The National

Dubai hotel room rates rise 10 per cent

The rush of new supply pushed occupancy rates down to 87 per cent, a dip of 2.6 per cent from the previous year. Winter months are the strongest for Dubai hotels, with occupancy and prices falling to half their peaks by July.

 Get the latest information on credit cards, bank accounts and loan products in the UAE. Mark Lennihan / AP Photo

Rates report: Latest on UAE loans, accounts and credit cards

Souqamal.com brings you the latest interest rates on banking products in the UAE.


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Emirates Foundation sets out to teach youth about financial literacy

April 16, 2014

Increasing financial literacy skills and awareness of issues pertaining to sustainability are key to the UAE’s human development, said Hameed Mohammad Al Qattami, the Minister of Education.


‘In banking, go big or go home’, says ADIB chief behind turnaround

April 17, 2014

The bank that Mr Al Mahmoud took control of in 2008 was small both inside and outside the country. Today, the bank has assets to the tune of Dh103.2bn and 77 branches.


An opportunity for both reflection and revelry as DIFC turns 10

April 15, 2014

The Dubai International Financial Centre celebrates its first decade of existence this autumn and the celebrations will be something on a global scale.


Massive consolidation predicted in UAE financial advisory sector

April 13, 2014

Financial advisory firm deVere says it ready to snap up rivals when UAE raises the money they need to put up to stay in business.


Firm behind Dubai’s IMG World of Adventures has Dh1.2bn loan arranged by ADIB

April 13, 2014

The loan will include refinancing of IMG Theme Park’s existing corporate debt and money for the expansion of what will be the largest indoor entertainment park in the world.


Fast digital growth has UAE banks looking to a mobile future

April 12, 2014

Lenders are spending billions of dollars on technology inside and outside of branches that will reduce customer stress and put their staff to better use.


ADIB offer answers the call

April 11, 2014

Capital-protected notes may guarantee your initial deposit but they are not immune from risk.


Financial management more than book learning

April 11, 2014

Becoming financially savvy isn't as simple as taking a course in personal finance management. To be truly literate, you need to understand how to manage your money to suit your own needs.

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Dubai property a smart pick despite all the fluctuations

April 11, 2014

With the listing of Emirates REIT on the Nasdaq Dubai and the emirate's booming property market, is the emirate heading towards the end of a three-year real estate market cycle that will soon flatten out?


Nasdaq Dubai chief in pole position on Islamic finance

April 8, 2014

Hamed Ali feels the bourse he heads is at an advantage after unveiling a new trading platform.