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 Barclays: “Equities Expected to Continue Outperforming Bonds Despite Current Volatility”
Business & Money | Wednesday 18 April, 2018 11:48 am
Barclays published itsQ2 2018 Compass Report, which examines major asset classes globally. The report notes that today’s best performing investment portfolios are those geared towards developed and emerging market equities, in addition to high yield and emerging markets bonds. The report also ...
Luxury Seekers: Say Hola to Spain, Konichiwa to Kyoto  And Remember to Return to Rio
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 17 April, 2018 11:28 am
Each year, the Hotel Price Index™(HPI™) from™reveals tons of interesting facts and trends about the cost of overnight stays around the world. This year, is giving away the secrets of where to go for the most luxe holiday stays on the planet for a...
Saudi Arabia Granted 664 Patents in 2017; Double of All Arab Countries Combined
Business & Money | Tuesday 17 April, 2018 11:17 am
Saudi Arabia has ranked 23rdamong 92 countries in terms of patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in 2017. The vast majority of these patented inventions are scientific.   According to StatNano, which publishes at the beginning of each year a report on...
51,062 Jobs Were Announced on During the First Quarter of 2018
Business & Money | Monday 16 April, 2018 1:15 pm
Between January and March of 2018, over 51,000 new job opportunities were announced on – the Middle East’s largest job site – indicating a positive state for the region’s job market. In fact, a 58% increase in job announcements on has been recorded in...
How the Kingdom’s millennial business travelers are changing corporate travel
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 12 April, 2018 1:03 pm
Millennial1business travelers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) are driving an evolution in corporate travel by demanding both cutting-edge digital support throughout their trips and on-demand advice from human consultants, according to an independent global study commissioned...
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 11 April, 2018 8:42 am
The recent Mobile Travel Tracker report from found that millennials are spending on average 80 minutes a day on social media while on vacation and two thirds are glued to Instagram, so it’s no surprise that capturing the perfect shot is high on travelers’...
Nutritionists Discuss “Kitchen Cupboard” Journey in Packaged Food during a gathering in Jeddah
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 10 April, 2018 2:10 pm
Nutritionists from across Saudi Arabia gathered in Jeddah for a scientific discussion hosted by Nestlé Middle East, focused on innovative means to provide solely 100% simplified ingredients in packaged food.    The gathering highlighted how iconic brand MAGGI is leading the...
Education, Government, and Telecommunication Sectors in Saudi Arabia Among Most Affected by Malware in 2017
Technology & IT | Monday 9 April, 2018 1:00 pm
In 2017, Saudi Arabia’s education sector was most affected by malware, followed by government, and telecommunications. Other sectors also affected were healthcare, manufacturing, and oil & gas. Furthermore, of the 1.7 billion known ransomware threats globally in 2017, the Kingdom...
MENA witnessed significant M&A deals in Medical, Insurance, and Education in Q1 2018
Healthcare | Monday 9 April, 2018 11:40 am
Mergermarket, the leading provider of M&A data and intelligence, reports that the M&A first quarter of 2018 has already witnessed deals of significant value in the Insurance, Medical, and Education sectors. The largest deal of the quarter was Total’s investment into the Umm Shaif and...
Leading business students expect technology will boost, not threaten, their careers
Technology & IT | Sunday 8 April, 2018 3:02 pm
Top university business students competing in the finals of KPMG’s International Case Competition (KICC) are extremely bullish that technology will enhance their work lives and experience.  All of the students expect technology will have a significant and positive impact on their...
Ramadan Specials at Ghaya Grand Dubai
Ramadan Specials at Ghaya Grand Dubai
Thursday 19 April, 2018 11:12