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 Marina Square apartments Reem Island: Q1 2% rise. Studio - Dh65-68,000. 1BR - Dh75-95,000. 2BR - Dh110-145,000. 3BR - Dh170-190,000. Q1 2013-Q1 2014 no change. Sammy Dallal / The National

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.

 A Brabus Mercedes 6x6 Sports Utility Vehicle is readied for display during Auto China 2014 in Beijing, on April 20. Adrian Bradshaw / EPA

In pictures: Auto China 2014 exhibition

Leading automakers have gathered in Beijing for the kickoff of China’s biggest car show, but lacklustre growth and environmental restrictions in the world’s largest car market have thrown uncertainty into the mix. More than 1,100 vehicles are being showcased.

 The New York Stock Exchange. Rising interest rates will shift momentum away from bonds and back towards risk assets such as stocks. Richard Drew / AP Photo

Plan ahead for rising interest rates

It is now over five years since the majory central banks slashed interest rates to record low but that is all about to change. So, how will rising interest rates affect you?

 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 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.

 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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NBAD enters market-making game

April 20, 2014

Dh30 million liquidity boost after National Bank of Abu Dhabi became the first licensed market maker in the country.

Markets

Biggest risk is leaving too early, says Mubasher trader

April 20, 2014

Eight UAE companies are among Mubasher's top picks for the region according to Hani Nicola Konquar, who is the subject of this week's trader profile.

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Vodafone Qatar and Ooredoo likely to make MSCI cut; UAE telecoms to miss out

April 19, 2014

Etisalat, which is traded on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, does not allow foreign ownership, while annual traded values of du shares do not meet MSCI’s threshold.

Markets

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange introduces high-tech trading system

April 17, 2014

Some market professionals believe the introduction of X-Stream by ADX might help to smooth the way for a consolidation of the UAE’s exchanges, which has been under consideration for some time.

Markets

First quarter rocky but positive

April 17, 2014

All in all, emerging-market debt benefitted from the decline in rates and a narrowing in spreads by 23 basis points during the first quarter, as measured by the CDX Emerging Markets Index.

Markets

Four years on, DIFC ticker springs back to life

April 16, 2014

The new LED screen – which at 96 metres long and 1.3 metres high - is the longest outdoor digital sign in the Middle East.

Markets

Dubai debt adviser Moelis will list on Wall Street

April 15, 2014

Moelis advised the Dubai Department of Finance during the protracted negotiations with more than 70 banks after Dubai World, the government-owned conglomerate, sought a restructuring deal with creditors.

Markets

Trader profile: Bonds emerging as a good deal

April 13, 2014

Ram Mohan, a portfolio manager at Invest AD, says a combination of strong economic fundamentals, positive news flow, limited new debt issuance and huge redemptions are expected to keep the GCC fixed-income markets strongly supported in the near term.

Markets

MSCI guest list grows as UAE shares soar

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.

Markets

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.