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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.

 Above, the private pool of Ocean Heights' five-bedroom penthouse flat. Courtesy Christie’s International Real Estate

In pictures: Penthouse flat is height of Dubai luxury living

A five-bedroom penthouse in Ocean Heights in Dubai Marina is on sale for Dh25 million and comes with a private pool and an unparalleled view of Dubai.

 The cooling towers of the Temelin nuclear power plant near the Tyn nad Vltavou in Czech Republic. The country wants to continue expanding nuclear energy capacity despite cancelling a tender to build two new units. David W Cerny / Reuters

In pictures: Best business images for the week to April 17, 2014

Here are some of the best business images for the week to April 17, 2014.

 Three generations of the Hakimi family tend to their stall Crawford Market in Mumbai. Subhash Sharma for The National

In pictures: Shopper’s delight at Crawford Market in Mumbai

Crawford Market is an old British-style covered market dealing in just about every kind of fresh food and domestic animal imaginable. Later on renamed Mahatma Jotirao Phule, the market remains popular among locals and visitors by its old name, taken from Arthur Crawford who was the first municipal commissioner of the city.

 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.

 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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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.

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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.

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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.

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Aldar mulls initial public offering for maintenance unit Khidmah

April 6, 2014

Aldar shares rose 5.67 per cent yesterday after Aldar unveiled a new strategy of floating Khidmah, a company which manages rentals as well as building maintenance.

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UAE banks should be a prime beneficiary of MSCI upgrade

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.

Markets

Emirates Reit IPO 3.5 times oversubscribed

April 3, 2014

The company is pricing its offer at US$1.36 per share – the lower end of the price range it had initially set on March 23 of between $1.36 and $1.56.