September 2018 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

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86% of employers in the UAE plan to hire in the coming year, according to new research from Bayt.com and YouGov Over three quarters – 78 percent – of UAE employers are planning to hire in the next three months, and 86 percent are planning to hire in the coming year, according to new...

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Airline has also come first in 'recommendation metric' Emirates airlines has come first in 'quality perception' as well as highest in 'recommendation metric' among American business travellers in a YouGov analysis of US consumer perception towards the airlines sector. Emirates, the...

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Market capitalisation of domestic public companies listed on the ADX hits Dh495 billion The market cap of companies listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange reached Dh526 billion by the end of August, with an increase in the ADX general index by 13.4 per cent from the start of 2018....

September 2, 2018 no comments 757
Company which uses algorithms to offer low-cost investing, gains several new backers in pre-Series A funding round One of the companies that graduated from the inaugural round of Dubai International Financial Centre's Fintech Hive has successfully raised $1.3 million from a group of...

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New fare available on flights between Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt and Azerbaijan Etihad Airways has launched a new hand baggage only ‘Deal Fare’ across selected destinations, allowing travellers to purchase lower fares in Economy Class if no...

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Al Reef is the best areas for those seeing villas or townhouses, according to July transaction data from Propertyfinder Abu Dhabi’s Al Reef and Al Ghadeer areas are the most affordable places to purchase a villa or townhouse in the emirate, according to July transaction data from...

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Irfan Tansel, CEO of Al Masaood Automobiles, talks about the changing nature of the automobile sector in the region Did you witness sales growth during Ramadan? We did, yes. Car sales surged in Ramadan compared to the preceding months – approximately 40 percent over the whole...

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Five of these lesser-known credit card fees that you need to know about If you’re a credit card user in the UAE, there are a few fees and charges that you may not be aware of. These aren’t your usual suspects like interest rates, annual fees and late payment fees, but those that often...

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The new artificial intelligence laboratory will map optimal solar power locations as well as track air pollutants and examine water quality The UAE’s Ministry of Climate Change and the Environment (MOCCAE) has teamed up with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Khalifa...

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Loans from Chinese lenders to energy and infrastructure projects in the Middle East and Africa have risen from $300 million in 2014 to $8.8 billion in 2017 The UAE was the most attractive target in the Middle East and Africa for Chinese policy lenders in the last two years, with a...

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