Now that news of the consolidation of the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Nasdaq Dubai has been announced, it is time to reflect on the missed opportunity that the latter represented and lobby for the future entity to become more relevant to the emirate, country and region. How Nasdaq Dubai could become a successful exchange by serving the needs of the local small and medium enterprise (SME) market. Read more »
It was late November and Dubai World (DW) had just announced that it would be requesting a standstill from creditors. The entire world went into a spiral that was perpetuated by the global media. How some made profits out of the negative headlines on Dubai World. Read more »
Sultan on why micro-finance is so essential for entrepreneurship and job creation in the Arab economies. Read more »
Sultan on why failures are part of life and should not be looked down upon in the GCC.
There is no doubt that the UAE will benefit from a revised companies law that levels the playing field. After all, why, for example, should there be only one agent for a specific brand of cars? What a revised version of the federal companies law would mean for the UAE. Read more »
In the midst of the doom and gloom of the past 12 months, one market seemed to have bucked the trend and carried on with business as usual. Why Saudi Arabia’s Capital Market Authority (CMA) inspires conﬁdence among the GCC’s small shareholders. Read more »