In Saudi Arabia and the UAE, the level of consumer trust in insurers is just 52 per cent, compared to 73 per cent for supermarkets, 71 per cent for banks, and 67 per cent for pharmaceutical companies, a report said.
In terms of tr
Islamic banking assets with commercial banks in international markets are set to exceed $778 billion this year, a report said, adding that the global profit pool of Islamic banks is set to triple by 2019.
Global Islamic banking as
Dubai’s overall hospitality market recorded an average daily rate (ADR) of $195 in August as against $213 in the same month of 2013, marking a drop of 9.23 per cent, a report said.
Average occupancy jumped month-on-month fro
Nationalisation, diversification, global positioning and stability are key areas for governments and businesses in the region to consider for the future of GCC growth, said a report.
The four biggest drivers of policy, common acro
GCC's gross takaful contribution is estimated to reach around $8.9 billion in 2014 from an estimated $7.9 billion last year, according to a new report.
Global Takaful Insights 2014, the latest report from EY, a multinational p
While global rapid-growth markets (RGMs) will grow by over 4.5 per cent in 2015, in the UAE and Qatar, growth in the non-oil sector will be a significant driver of GDP, a report said.
“With global oil production already high
The increasing role of the private sector in both power generation and water could boost opportunities for large-scale transactions in Mena in the future, according to an EY report.
The leading professional ser
Economic growth remains robust across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states with Qatar’s economy being predicted to grow by 6 per cent, EY’s latest Rapid-Growth Markets (RGM) Forecast said.
The report said Saudi Ar
Tax authorities across the Mena region are implementing investment and taxpayer-friendly tax measures to promote a competitive, business-friendly environment to encourage tax compliance, according to specialists.