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Looking back on four years of progress and memories
The country has evolved at a breakneck clip since the federation was born in 1971 – coincidentally the same year as me.
November 27, 2013
Climate change or not, protection from typhoons ought to be priority
Government, finance and industry need to prioritise protection from the elements rather than arguing about the causes of storms and the coordination of aid after the event, as is currently the case.
November 20, 2013
As IPOs move on from buttonwood tree era, UAE should jump aboard
While the New York Stock Exchange still represents the era of the buttonwood tree days of trading, the initial public offering market has moved on. And the UAE could be well positioned to jump aboard the global IPO party on the horizon.
October 30, 2013
Goldman Sachs in ever so humble mode is a touch hard to take
On the surface, Goldman Sachs’s third-quarter financial results look pretty good. But drilling down into the numbers reveals major disappointment at almost every level.
October 23, 2013
Sharjah is finding its own niche on the UAE’s tourism scene
Sharjah, thought of by many as the industrial emirate, is courting tourists – but not the high end of the market, which is already catered to by Abu Dhabi and Dubai. So who are its targets?
October 9, 2013
A sense of déjà vu as Republicans’ government shutdown reels in potential economic repercussions
The childish, partisan idiocy of the extreme-right wing of the Republican party has caused the US government to shut down, thus plunging the global economy yet again into uncertain volatility.
October 2, 2013
Videogame economies provide useful models for the real world
With Grand Theft Auto a case in point, we have much to learn from wildly popular titles enjoyed by gamers the world over.
September 25, 2013
Can Yellen be the one to sort lemons from the cherries?
Janet Yellen would make a great Federal Reserve chief but the fact that we need her so badly and that markets so readily recognise this five years on from the collapse of Lehman is worrisome indeed.
September 18, 2013
A businessman’s blunted optimism in Syrian stalemate
Youssef is the father of a friend of mine. He is Syrian, and he is a very successful businessman. It seemed the story of Youssef's and his family's commercial endeavours ran parallel with the story of modern Syria.
September 12, 2013
Al Hilal Bank plans $500m sukuk
Al Hilal Bank, the Islamic lender owned by the Abu Dhabi Investment Council, plans to launch a US$500 million sukuk by the end of the year.
September 9, 2013