Saturday 11 July 2020

Global economy: A V-shaped recovery in 2021?

Global economy is expected to witness a 5.1% contraction in 2020 due to the rapid spread of Covid-19, followed by a robust 6.5% recovery in 2021, said Atradius, a world leader in credit insurance, surety and debt collection, in a new report. The swift proliferation of the pandemi


Three months to get control of data

Having come into effect, the new Dubai International Financial Centre Data Protection Law 2020 law will bring enhanced governance and transparency obligations.    Companies operating in DIFC and beyond now have three months to address the requirements of DP


Coping with low oil and Covid-19 pandemic in GCC

The dual crisis engendered by the conflict over production levels within Opec + and the reduced demand caused by the Covid-19 pandemic have prompted a global, sector-wide downturn in the oil and gas (O&G) industry in the GGC, a report said. Demand for oil has fallen by over 1


Putting technology at the forefront of Bahrain’s Covid-19 fight

As the world looks to establish a “new normal” amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, information and communication technologies (ICT) are coming to the fore in Bahrain as critical tools in protecting public health and in realising socio-economic stability, an industry expert revea


Amazon, Apple remain world’s most valuable brands

Amazon maintained its position as the world’s most valuable brand, growing 32% to $415.9 billion, while Apple maintained its position as the second most valuable global brand (+14%, $352.2 billion), according BrandZ, a global brand equity database. Having first entered the

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