Thursday 23 March 2023

ESG and impact of COP28 on regional sustainability trends

In recent years, the UAE’s commitment to accelerate its sustainability objectives from discussion to action have been highlighted through laser-focused implementation of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) plans and policies by numerous public and private entities throughout the co


Investors eye ‘retiring 3 years earlier’ than non-investors

People who invest their wealth expect, on average, to retire 3 years earlier than non-investors, a survey by global market research firm YouGov commissioned by private market exchange ADDX has found.    The retirement expectation gap is more pronounced in t


Why now is the right time to start preparing for Corporate Tax in UAE – DgTx

The Corporate Tax regime in the UAE will begin from June 1, 2023; however, as per leading UAE digital taxation company DgTx, businesses must start prepping for the Corporate Tax now.    Starting now can give businesses ample time to prepare for Corporate Fe


6 macro factors reshaping business this decade: Gartner

The threat of recession, a systemic mistrust, poor economic productivity, sustainability, a talent shortage and emerging technologies are the six macro factors that will reshape business this decade, says Gartner.   “As we entered the 2020s, economies were


Investors in Bahrain expect economic stability during Q1

More than 94% of investors in Bahrain expect the stability of business and economic environment during the first quarter of 2023, recording lower rate by 1.66% compared to previous quarter, according to the Business Confidence Index (BCI) . This was showcased in Business Confiden


Silicon Valley Bank failure ripples through market

In light of the recent Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) failure, Stephen Dover, Chief Market Strategist and Head of Franklin Templeton Institute, shares his thoughts on the situation, the causes for this fallout and its economic repercussions.  This past


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