Saturday December 20, 2014
Newsletter:
  • Business

    Foreigners eye Iraq's small stock exchange for opportunities

    over a year ago

    Foreign interest in Iraq's fledgling stock exchange is expected to rise in 2012 after its main index jumped more than 30 per cent this year and investors say a political crisis that threatens to increase sectarian discord will not deter them. Tensions came to the surface within the Iraqi... Full story

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    Euro concern weighs on India stocks

    over a year ago

    Mumbai:  Indian stocks dropped the most in Asia after the European Central Bank's balance sheet soared to a record, fuelling concerns the debt crisis in the Asian nation's biggest trading partner is worsening. Reliance Industries, the nation's most valuable company, sank to its lowest since... Full story

  • Business

    Iraq offers good prospects for new construction activities

    over a year ago

    Dubai: Political and security issues may be playing out in the backdrop, but the prospects for immediate work offered by Iraq's construction activity have the UAE's contracting companies scouting for more. "Certainly there are major projects in the pipeline; we will soon be announcing some we ... Full story

  • Business

    35% of Dragon 2 is leased in five days

    over a year ago

    Dubai: Nakheel, Dubai's master-developer, has announced that it has started taking bookings from the tenants wishing to lease shops at the new Dragon Mart Expansion Mall, Dragon 2. The booking started on Sunday, where it has experienced a huge demand from the tenants and the management has... Full story

  • Business

    Valuing sustainability, but at what price?

    over a year ago

    Sustainability is a much used term in all aspects of modern life, particularly so in the real estate industry. With sustainable buildings playing an increasingly important role in the corporate social responsibility strategies of both investors and occupiers, sustainability is becoming a critical... Full story

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    Lion Air to start private jet service

    over a year ago

    Jakarta:  The Indonesian budget carrier Lion Air, which announced the world's biggest-ever commercial aircraft order last month, plans to launch a private jet service by mid-2012, the company said yesterday. Lion Air is negotiating a deal for four, nine-seat jets with US-based Hawker... Full story

  • Business

    Iberia cancels 118 flights

    over a year ago

    Madrid: Iberia, the Spanish airline unit of IAG, cancelled 118 flights yesterday as pilots' union Sepla called a strike to protest against the creation of a lower-cost carrier for short-haul trips. Iberia cancelled 36 per cent of its scheduled flights yesterday, including international and... Full story

  • Business

    ABU DHABI STOPOVER MEDIA UPDATE

    over a year ago

    Dear Media Colleague Welcome to the first edition of the Media Newsletter for the Abu Dhabi Stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12.  In this newsletter you will find up-to-date information on the facilities and opportunities available to you over the course of the stopover. For more... Full story

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    SAS takes top ranking positions in latest Gartner reports

    over a year ago

    SAS, the leading provider of business analytics software and services, has taken top ranking positions in two of the latest reports released by Gartner, a leading international business intelligence and research firm. The leading company has been entered into the ‘Leaders Quadrant’ of... Full story

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    TOYOTA FORECASTS A RECORD 8.48 MILLION GLOBAL VEHICLE SALES IN CY2012

    over a year ago

    Jeddah, December 2011: Toyota Motor Corporation’s Bahrain Representative Office has announced the global auto major’s sales and production plans for CY2012, with targeted sales of 8.48 million units globally in 2012, an increase of 20% from the 2011 sales forecast of 7.05 million units. ... Full story

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