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      Saudi Arabia and UAE blame oil rout on countries outside Opec

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    2. December 16, 2014

      London ex-regulator Hector Sants to join Oliver Wyman

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    1. December 9, 2014

      New Scotland Yard sold to Abu Dhabi group for £360m

      London’s Metropolitan Police service has sold its New Scotland Yard headquarters to Abu Dhabi Financial Group for £360m, as...

    2. December 8, 2014

      Abu Dhabi money transforms east end of Manchester

      Football and Abu Dhabi money have turned a former industrial wasteland into a £150m training academy for Manchester City...

    3. December 3, 2014

      Manchester City football club set to break even

      Manchester City, the Premier League champions whose heavy spending resulted in fines and penalties from Uefa, claims it will...

    4. November 28, 2014

      Why luxury air travel is taking off again

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    5. November 26, 2014

      A blacklist that places a new player centre stage

      I was hooked for a few weeks on The Blacklist, the hit American television series in which James Spader plays Raymond...

    6. beyondbrics

      November 25, 2014

      EM oil producers risk ratings downgrade on low crude price

      Bahrain, Angola, Ecuador and Venezuela rank as the emerging markets (EM) most vulnerable to a downgrade in their sovereign...

    7. November 23, 2014

      Lewis Hamilton takes Formula One title

      Lewis Hamilton claimed his second Formula One title to bring the curtain down on a gripping battle with his team mate Nico...

    8. November 18, 2014

      Salamander Energy shares fall as Cepsa turns away from bid

      Shares in Salamander Energy fell by over a sixth in value on Tuesday after a consortium led by Spanish oil company Cepsa...

    9. November 17, 2014

      Small teams accuse Ecclestone of presiding over F1 ‘cartel’ damaging sport

      Three of Formula One’s smaller teams have accused Bernie Ecclestone of presiding over a “cartel” that benefits their rivals,...

    10. November 3, 2014

      Labour abuse claims overshadow Guggenheim Abu Dhabi show

      The debut exhibition of works from the “transformative” Guggenheim gallery being built in Abu Dhabi is going ahead under the...

    11. November 2, 2014

      Virgin Group funds tapped for delayed space venture

      Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group has been paying for its ambitious Virgin Galactic space tourism venture out of its own...

    12. October 31, 2014

      Small-cap Week, November 1

      Chipmaker Imagination Technologies was among the week’s worst small-cap performers amid worries it has been failing to win...

    13. October 29, 2014

      Abu Dhabi hires regulatory chief to oversee financial centre

      Abu Dhabi has hired Singapore Exchange’s chief regulatory officer to head up the oil-rich emirate’s new financial centre...

    14. October 28, 2014

      Macy’s to open store in Abu Dhabi

      Macy’s plans to expand overseas, opening a store in Abu Dhabi as the city gains traction as a shopping and cultural hub for...

    15. October 27, 2014

      Salamander Energy shares jump on bid news

      Shares in Salamander Energy jumped on Monday as the southeast Asia-focused oil and gas producer set the clock ticking for...

    16. October 27, 2014

      Marussia is latest Formula One team to suffer financial crash

      A second Formula One team faces an uncertain future after Marussia followed fellow motorsport struggler Caterham into...

    17. October 20, 2014

      IBM to pay $1.5bn to shed chipmaking business

      IBM has agreed to pay $1.5bn as part of a deal to shed its lossmaking chip manufacturing arm and avoid the billions of...

    18. October 14, 2014

      OMV chief executive to stand down early

      The chief executive of OMV is to step down next summer, two years earlier than expected, as part of an overhaul of the...

    19. October 8, 2014

      Equities soar as confidence returns to Arab stock markets

      Arab stock markets have recovered more slowly than their emerging market peers from the global financial crisis. But as Gulf...

    20. September 12, 2014

      Sheikh Ahmed: the man who put Dubai on the global aviation map

      In 1985 Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum, a Denver University graduate, was selected to start up Dubai’s Emirates Airline...

    21. September 9, 2014

      Islamist threat: Players in the regional drama

      JORDAN The Sunni Muslim state is an important US regional ally and will be a central part of any future coalition against...

    22. September 9, 2014

      Dubai looks to cement its super-hub status with $32bn investment

      Desert destination Al Maktoum International airport stands alone in the desert, on the fringes of Dubai. Closer to the...

    23. MBA blog

      September 3, 2014

      A modest effort, a massive impact

      In the innumerable career information sessions that a student is hit with in the opening months of an MBA at London Business...

    24. August 12, 2014

      Private equity: second-hand business

      Taboo no more. For two decades buyout firms trying to sell entire funds (rather than single investments) to a rival would...

    25. August 5, 2014

      Huffington Post to launch Arabic-language edition

      The Huffington Post is teaming up with the former head of Al Jazeera to launch an Arabic-language edition targeting a...

    26. July 31, 2014

      ExxonMobil profits surge as output falls

      Two of the US’s biggest oil producers revealed the continuing benefits of soaring domestic oil production as ExxonMobil and...

    27. July 30, 2014

      Doubts raised over Qatar interest in VTB bond issue

      Sanctions imposed on the Russian bank VTB have thrown into doubt interest from one of the institution’s key shareholders in...

    28. July 21, 2014

      Tony Blair urges Labour to remain party of the centre ground

      Former UK prime minister Tony Blair has urged Labour leader Ed Miliband to stick to the political centre ground, warning...

    29. July 17, 2014

      Dubai suspends trading in Arabtec shares

      Dubai Financial Market has suspended trading in construction company Arabtec as the country’s regulator beefed up oversight...

    30. July 17, 2014

      Tony Blair to advise on Azerbaijan gas project

      Tony Blair, the former British prime minister, has been hired to advise a BP-led consortium on the export of natural gas...

    31. July 14, 2014

      SFO launches probe into Sweett Group over Mideast contract

      Britain’s Serious Fraud Office has launched an investigation into Sweett Group, following allegations that a former member...

    32. MBA blog

      July 11, 2014

      A discussion with Prof Massimo Massa

      What’s the difference between a Master in Finance programme and an MBA and who should apply for an MiF? How do online...

    33. July 9, 2014

      United Arab Emirates detains two Qatari citizens on spying charges

      The United Arab Emirates has detained two Qatari citizens amid accusations of spying, in a move that threatens to sour...

    34. July 3, 2014

      Malaysia’s 1MDB plans large-scale IPO

      Malaysia is set for its largest initial public offering so far this year after 1MDB, a vast sovereign wealth fund formed...

    35. July 2, 2014

      Dubai stocks gyrate as bull run hits buffers

      When Dubai shocked the world in November 2009 with a statement that it would not be able to repay its debts, the emirate’s...

    36. June 23, 2014

      Tony Blair eyes Abu Dhabi office as he looks to expand Middle East role

      Tony Blair is looking to open an office in Abu Dhabi, the increasingly assertive oil-rich emirate, in an apparent bid to...

    37. June 23, 2014

      Luca Cordero di Montezemolo backs Etihad to save Alitalia

      Seven years ago, when Alitalia was heading towards bankruptcy, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, then head of Italy’s main...

    38. June 19, 2014

      UAE focuses on economic reform in Egypt in battle against Islamism

      The United Arab Emirates is shifting its assistance to Egypt from direct aid to private sector development as the Gulf state...

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