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    1. July 20, 2016

      Abu Dhabi wealth fund goes in house

      Abu Dhabi’s main sovereign wealth fund has brought more of its portfolio buying activity in house as it seeks greater...

    2. July 18, 2016

      US exports gas to the Middle East

      For the US to sell gas to the energy-rich Middle East might seem like sending coal to Newcastle, but it has started to...

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    1. New Trade Routes: Arab World

      There is economic and military turmoil across the Arab world with the global downturn,...
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    1. July 5, 2016

      Vogue Arabia to launch with Saudi royal as editor-in-chief

      Rumoured for years, Vogue Arabia’s launch has finally been announced by publishers Condé Nast. The first edition of the...

    2. July 1, 2016

      BHS eyes a fresh start overseas following Qatari deal

      In Britain BHS faced an insurmountable challenge but, in the Middle East, the retailer may still have a lease of life....

    3. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      Abu Dhabi to merge two wealth funds

      Abu Dhabi has ordered the merger of two of its sovereign wealth funds, the International Petroleum Investment Company,...

    4. June 29, 2016

      Dubai hotels welcome African and Chinese middle-class tourists

      Dubai is known for taking hospitality to excess: the world’s tallest hotel, rooms costing $24,000 a night, replicas of...

    5. June 17, 2016

      Mediclinic weighed by Dubai flagship worry

      A UK market rebound left Mediclinic behind on Friday after an analyst visit highlighted potential problems at the...

    6. FT Alphaville

      June 16, 2016

      Some 'pop-up' puffery

      And so to 25 Berkeley Square… Art Secret is a unique platform that connects contemporary art with luxurious properties...

    7. June 2, 2016

      World time watches tell a story of wealth and power

      Using a world time watch — a timepiece with global cities arrayed around the dial or bezel, one per timezone — to find...

    8. Fast FT

      May 31, 2016

      Saudi Arabia to raise up to $15bn via bond sale

      Saudi Arabia will host meetings with banks in Riyadh next week as the oil exporter seeks to launch its debut...

    9. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      Opening Quote: NEX steps; British Land; UK growth

      ICAP is renaming itself NEX, British Land profits are up 16 per cent, the CBI has cut its UK growth forecasts. FT...

    10. May 11, 2016

      Middle East governments set debt record as oil slumps

      Middle Eastern governments have already set a record for debt sales, as the sustained fall in oil prices weakens public...

    11. Fast FT

      May 10, 2016

      Low oil prices boost Emirates Airline

      Dubai’s Emirates Airline 2015-2016 profits jumped 56 per cent to reach Dh7.1bn ($1.9bn,) a new annual record, as the...

    12. May 4, 2016

      Construction groups hit by Gulf’s economic slowdown

      Protests descended into violence in the holy city of Mecca at the weekend after it emerged more than 50,000 jobs have...

    13. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Qatar Airways bumps up stake in BA owner

      Qatar Airways is deepening its relationship with International Consolidated Airlines (IAG), parent of British Airways...

    14. April 19, 2016

      Dubai mall group buys stake in Yoox Net-a-Porter

      Dubai-based retail group Alabbar Enterprises has bought 3 per cent of Yoox Net-a-Porter for €100m via a capital raising...

    15. April 18, 2016

      Dubai offices battle chaotic system

      Buy a plot of land. Design a building. To help finance construction, sell units in that building to investors before it...

    16. April 18, 2016

      Cheap oil trips up Gulf’s banks

      Late last year, tales of indebted managers closing down their businesses and fleeing the United Arab Emirates...

    17. April 17, 2016

      Cricket Diary: A narrowing Gulf

      Last time I ventured to the Gulf, I saw England play Pakistan in an enthralling Test series. This time, the visit was...

    18. April 8, 2016

      Halliburton’s Dave Lesar tested by $25bn bid for Baker Hughes

      One Friday in October 2014, Dave Lesar, Halliburton’s chief executive, called Martin Craighead, his counterpart at...

    19. April 5, 2016

      US roadshows aim to guide groups through Iran sanctions maze

      Global businesses may have expected a rush for Iranian customers and partners earlier this year, when international...

    20. Fast FT

      April 5, 2016

      Two traders fined over gold spoofing

      A US financial regulator has slapped two more traders with fines in a widening crackdown on “spoofing,” a form of...

    21. March 31, 2016

      Damac looks to lay foundations for London regeneration scheme

      Damac Properties, the Dubai private sector property developer, is in talks to develop a significant regeneration site...

    22. March 28, 2016

      Art Dubai: happiness and human rights

      In a letter to his sister in 1970, the American poet George Oppen wrote: “The issue is happiness, there is no other...

    23. Fast FT

      March 23, 2016

      PwC picks four to compete for UK chairman role

      Professional services firm PwC has named the four candidates who are competing to be its new UK chairman and senior...

    24. March 20, 2016

      Multihull racing’s hydrofoiling future takes off in a new class

      The latest generation of catamaran racing, in new superfast hydrofoiling GC32s, took to the water and variable warm...

    25. March 20, 2016

      Russian plane crash recorders recovered

      Moscow/Dubai — All 62 people aboard a passenger jet flying from Dubai to southern Russia were killed when their plane...

    26. March 19, 2016

      No survivors in Russia plane crash

      Moscow/Dubai, March 19 — All 62 people aboard a passenger jet flying from Dubai to southern Russia were killed when...

    27. March 19, 2016

      Scores feared dead in Russia air crash

      A passenger airliner from Dubai crashed while trying to land at the airport in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don,...

    28. Fast FT

      March 17, 2016

      DP World's profits soar 30% in 2015

      Dubai ports operator DP World’s 2015 profit soared 30.7 per cent to $883m driven by “robust underlying growth” and the...

    29. March 15, 2016

      Dubai property developer Nakheel in talks over push into Asia

      The Dubai state-owned property group Nakheel is in talks to launch developments in as many as three Asian countries,...

    30. March 14, 2016

      LGT Group snaps up UK’s Vestra Wealth

      Liechtenstein’s LGT Group has acquired a majority stake in Vestra Wealth, the London-based wealth management boutique,...

    31. March 11, 2016

      Local talent on display at Dubai’s collectible design fair

      Dubai’s art and design fairs have drawn international exhibitors since their inception. But this year at Design Days...

    32. March 11, 2016

      Art Dubai’s Global Art Forum

      “I was in my early 20s and I had never seen anything like it,” says Amal Khalaf, remembering her first experience of...

    33. March 11, 2016

      Women at the top

      Barely a decade ago, Dubai’s contemporary art scene consisted of a handful of small galleries scattered around the...

    34. March 11, 2016

      Dubai Photo: framing the world

      The scale of the Dubai Photo Exhibition is, even by Emirati standards, eye-watering. Curators from 23 countries and...

    35. March 11, 2016

      UK banker who moved to Dubai and founded its leading art fair

      When Benedict Floyd gave up his directorship at Bank of America in 2005, the plan was to take a six-month break. He had...

    36. March 9, 2016

      Oil rout and global volatility take toll on Dubai

      A closely watched indicator of Dubai’s economic health on Wednesday revealed the first contraction of its private...

    37. March 4, 2016

      Travel updates: Japan, Austria, Dubai and Los Angeles

      Japan A year after opening its first Japanese outpost — a slick, modern hotel at the top of a 38-storey Tokyo tower...

    38. Fast FT

      March 2, 2016

      Saudi Arabia raises crude prices for Asia

      Saudi Arabia has raised April oil prices to Asia, in a hopeful sign that demand from its biggest and most important...

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