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 »
Sultan comments on what should be learned from Maan Al Sanea’s story of over-leverage and frozen assets.
How the UAE — the Amazon rainforest of the Middle East — is only going to emerge more unified and hence stronger because of the global financial crisis. Read more »
Sultan on what the Gulf countries should do now that the common currency project has come to a grinding halt with the UAE pulling out. Read more »
In this article, Sultan discuss the discrimination locals of the northern Emirates face and what the reasons behind this marginalization are. Read more »
Barring the short term property speculators, who have taken it upon themselves to ﬂip apartments the same way as Italian pizza chefs ﬂip pizza dough, the news of receding prices in the Dubai property market should be celebrated. Why it is really not all bad news for the real estate market in Dubai. Read more »