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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.

 An air traffic control tower is seen at the central terminal of LaGuardia Airport on April 8, 2014. Shannon Stapleton / Reuters

In pictures: New York’s LaGuardia Airport in need of a rebuild

With constraints on its resources and no appetite for further debt, private investors and developers are being tapped to rebuild the 50-year-old central terminal for $3.6 billion, instead of using traditional public finance methods.

 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.

 An Uber taxi driver drives his car through a street in New Delhi, India. Saurabh Das / AP Photo

In pictures: On-demand cab service app Uber targets India

Taxi-hailing smartphone app Uber is making a big push into Asia with the company starting operations in 18 cities in Asia and the South Pacific including Seoul, Shanghai, Bangkok, Hong Kong and five Indian cities in the last year.

 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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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.

Money tips and advice

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.


Mashreq and ING Group settle on ‘toxic’ securities investment

April 7, 2014

The settlement agreement follows the referral of the case to a settlement court in January, after both parties agreed to use such an approach in December.


Abu Dhabi’s Waha Capital sells stake in AerLift Leasing to US company

April 6, 2014

At the end of 2012, Waha had a 60.4 per cent stake in AerLift Leasing, which is incorporated in the Isle of Man, according to Waha's most recent annual report.