Sunday November 23, 2014
Newsletter:
  • Business

    Qatar sells 10% stake in Porsche Holding

    over a year ago

    18 June 2013 The Porsche-Piech family bought Qatar Holding’s 10 per cent stake in Porsche Automobil Holding to regain full control of the investment company whose only asset is a majority stake in Volkswagen. The purchase gives the family 100 per cent of the common shares and voting ... Full story

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    Agreement inked to develop Dubai as world’s fashion hub

    over a year ago

    18 June 2013 The General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone Authority (DTMFZA) to create and develop ‘Dubai Fashion 2020.’ The strategic plan will support Dubai’s and ... Full story

  • Business

    The art of business

    over a year ago

    18 June 2013 He’s used to this. But more than doing his task with simplicity, grace and confidence, he definitely knows what he’s talking about, befitting of a director-general of no less than the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry — and all the responsibilities that come ... Full story

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    Ambitious free-trade talks

    over a year ago

    18 June 2013 The United States and the European Union launched negotiations for the world’s most ambitious free-trade deal on Monday, promising thousands of new jobs and accelerated growth on both sides of the Atlantic. Trade between Europe and the United States is worth almost $3... Full story

  • Business

    Motor mouth: Formula One testing

    over a year ago

    Back in 2007 when the powers that be decreed that Formula One testing was to be limited to 30,000km, and that a strict curb on in-season testing would be enforced, it seemed like a good idea at the time. Apparently it would address the issue of massive expenditure at the pinnacle of the... Full story

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    Dubai Chamber establishes Palestine Business Council

    over a year ago

    Dubai: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has recently launched the Palestine Business Council for Dubai and northern emirates. This is in line with the long felt need for boosting economic cooperation and enhancement of trade and commerce between the business communities of Dubai and... Full story

  • Business

    Dewa repays Dh3.2b sukuk

    over a year ago

    Dubai: State utility Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), on Tuesday said it repaid a Dh3.2 billion ($871 million) Islamic bond that was issued in June 2008. “The payment of the maturity proceeds along with interest was made on June 17, 2013,” according to a ... Full story

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    Emirates takes home 2013 ‘World’s Best Airline’ Award

    over a year ago

    Paris: Emirates Airlines was awarded the highly coveted ‘World’s Best Airline’ award, presented by Skytrax at the 2013 World Airline Awards yesterday. In addition to winning ‘World’s Best Airline’ Emirates scooped up a further two awards including;... Full story

  • Business

    Dollar gains, shares subdued as markets await Fed

    over a year ago

    London: The dollar rose but equity markets stuck within tight ranges on Tuesday as uncertainty over the future of the US monetary stimulus program kept investors on edge ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting. The US central bank kicks off a two-day gathering later in the day,... Full story

  • Business

    Emirates takes home 2013 ‘World’s Best Airline’ Award

    over a year ago

    Paris: Emirates Airlines was awarded the highly coveted ‘World’s Best Airline’ award, presented by Skytrax at the 2013 World Airline Awards yesterday. In addition to winning ‘World’s Best Airline’ Emirates scooped up a further two awards including;... Full story

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