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Active Capital Reinsurance — pioneer emerges from pandemic stronger, and set to move in...

DESPITE the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, Active Capital Reinsurance (Active RE) has seen continued global expansion and diversification. The company's team has been faced...
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Abu Dhabi’s global hunt for fresh fintech talent

Exciting start-ups found during tour stops in Africa, Asia and Europe THE MENA region’s FinTech Abu Dhabi Festival (FinTechAD) has a global tour reaching cities...
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Winning philosophy, bold progress, and a cyclone test passed with flying colours

DHOFAR Insurance Company believes in looking after its customers, thinking globally — and becoming everyone's insurer of choice. Dhofar Insurance (DIC) has been putting that...
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Dependence on commodities leaves countries ‘vulnerable to shocks’ and ‘weakened’

THE NUMBER of countries dependent on commodities has reached its highest level in 20 years, according to a recent UNCTAD report. UNCTAD (United Nations Conference...
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Boeing stocks fall fast as news of tragic Max 8 crash is shared

By Richard Thomas IN THE age of the Internet and social media, responses to developments, incidents and accidents around the world are having increasingly rapid...
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Analytics key to African countries’ ability to share in services trade

UNCTAD-UNECA projects’ experts pool wisdom to grow regional economies and increase benefit from value chains AFRICA needs to step-up its analytics game to play a...
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Airborne behemoth to go extinct as orders fall — and smaller craft begin ruling...

Future A380 orders cut by Emirates, putting up to 3,500 Airbus jobs in doubt (Click here to see stock prices for the companies mentioned in...
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Admirable driving forces put KFIC at head of pack

KFIC was established in early 2000s as a Kuwaiti Shareholding Company, primarily operating in the financial services sector. The company's driving forces are its shareholders,...
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Q and A with OMRAN CEO Peter Walichnowski

UNDER Vision 2040, Oman aims to create wealth through economic diversification and private sector partnership. To what extent are OMRAN's initiatives in line with...
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OMRAN – driving Oman’s renaissance in tourism

“ACCESSIBILITY, safety, good weather, and friendly people. We have everything here,” says OMRAN CEO Peter Walichnowski, rolling out Oman's welcome mat for tourists and...