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    1. March 29, 2015

      Swiss banking model is ‘dead’, says Abu Dhabi finance centre chief

      Abu Dhabi intends to set itself up as a new hub for wealth management, with the head of its nascent international financial...

    2. March 18, 2015

      Stop trying to ground the Gulf airlines

      Nicole Kidman looks very relaxed in Etihad Airways’ new advertisements, as she floats gently down on to a bed in its...

    Special Reports

    1. Year in the Arab World

      The past year will be remembered as one of the Middle East’s most tumultuous, a time o...
    2. Arab World: Banking and Finance

      The Arab world has been experiencing a period of buoyant financial activity. However, ...
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    1. March 17, 2015

      Talks urged in US-Gulf airlines’ dispute

      US airlines and their fast-growing Gulf rivals should work out their differences through dialogue and the “appropriate...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      March 9, 2015

      Round the world on sunshine

      Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered aircraft, takes flight as it begins its historic round-the-world journey from Al Bateen...

    3. March 3, 2015

      Dubai to build $1bn financial zone development

      Dubai’s sovereign wealth fund is to build a $1bn development in the heart of the emirate’s financial district, the first new...

    4. February 20, 2015

      Emirates attacks Delta chief’s credibility

      Emirates, the ambitious Dubai airline, has questioned whether Delta Air Lines’ chief executive is fit for his position, in...

    5. February 12, 2015

      St James’s Place targets Gulf expats

      St James’s Place, the fast-growing FTSE 100 wealth manager, is planning to open its first offices in the Middle East by the...

    6. February 11, 2015

      Shell and BP in stand-off with Abu Dhabi over signing-on fee

      Two of the world’s biggest oil companies, Royal Dutch Shell and BP, are fiercely resisting efforts by Abu Dhabi to get them...

    7. beyondbrics

      February 2, 2015

      Slovenia eyes Qatari investment for ailing airline

      Might another unlikely partnership with a growing Gulf airline save a second ailing national carrier in south east Europe?...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      February 2, 2015

      Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

      A woman walks through the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The mosque was built between 1996...

    9. January 29, 2015

      Total becomes first major to secure stake in UAE oilfields

      Total has won a contract to develop the largest onshore oil deposit in the United Arab Emirates, the first international...

    10. January 23, 2015

      Why Abu Dhabi faces a balancing act in the property market

      The view from the 74th floor of Etihad Towers, a local landmark in Abu Dhabi, reveals that for every completed apartment...

    11. January 18, 2015

      Falling oil prices threaten electric cars and biofuels

      Tumbling oil prices look set to hit electric cars and biofuels harder than other parts of the green power industry, the head...

    12. December 22, 2014

      Oil majors pump up FTSE 100

      Oil majors crowded at the top of a resurgent FTSE 100 on Monday, as crude prices held above $60 a barrel after Saudi...

    13. December 21, 2014

      Saudi Arabia and UAE blame oil rout on countries outside Opec

      Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Sunday blamed the oil price rout on producers outside Opec and reaffirmed their...

    14. December 17, 2014

      Call on Abu Dhabi to aid migrant workers

      An artists’ pressure group called on Abu Dhabi to give workers building the oil-rich emirate’s museums — which include...

    15. December 16, 2014

      London ex-regulator Hector Sants to join Oliver Wyman

      The regulator who led Britain’s financial watchdog at the height of the financial crisis is to become vice-chairman of...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. November 28, 2014

      Why luxury air travel is taking off again

      British Airways’ Technical Block C does not have the feel of somewhere in the vanguard of luxury. A grey concrete block,...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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,...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. September 24, 2014

      Abu Dhabi to invest £525m in one of UK’s largest wind farms

      Abu Dhabi is investing £525m in one of the UK’s largest wind farms, in a deal that will see it buy part of a stake held by...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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