UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai property bounces but stirs fears of new bubble

DUBAI, UAE: Dubai's property sector is making a strong comeback five years after prices in the emirate nosedived, but a surge in demand and bouncing prices have triggered calls to remember the crisis.

11 Oct 2013

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Free Zone opportunities in the UAE

Imagine a business landscape where entrepreneurial endeavour and risk taking is rewarded to the hilt, where government interference through regulation and red tape is kept to a minimum, and where enthusiasm and innovation is encouraged at every turn. Sounds a bit too good to be true? Not in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)!

By Julie Cheung 15 Feb 2013

UNITED STATES

Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence

NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.

27 Jan 2011