The Prince of Saudi Arabia is ready to welcome North America's new-found oil bounty into his kingdom with open arms, writes April Yee, of The National, but this view contradicts Opec predictions for the group.
A recent survey shows significant business growth in the UAE, which many investors are confident shows the economy in the region will perform well into the year's end, writes Tom Arnold, of The National.
Despite the fact that the percentage of tech-savvy consumers in countries like the US, UK, and Australia is high, it pales in comparison to the number of consumers in the Middle East, writes Gillian Duncan, of The National.
The two biggest banks of Abu Dhabi, also the biggest lenders, recently posted considerable quarterly profit growth numbers, mainly as a result of an increase in business and individual loans, writes Mahmoud Kassem, of The National.
Dell is very aware that, even though interest in both desktop and laptop computing has seen a steady decline in the US and other parts of the world, is it still of significant growth in the UAE, writes Triska Hamid of The National.
In addition to a large amount of small ongoing projects and investments that have been implemented to ensure the growth and development of the UAE, there are also a number of projects of much-grander scale on the horizon, writes the Staff of The National.
Despite the fact that business activity in the UAE recently reached its highest level in two years, HSBC, one of the largest global financial institutions, is still issuing a warning about inflation, writes Tom Arnold, of The National.
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