The red lights and green flags for SMEs to watch in 2015…

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Is the world your oyster, or speaking a language you don’t understand?

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Outside the box

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Roadmap for Growth
Via a series of ambitious support programmes, the UAE is committed not only to the growth of the SME sector as such, but to helping individual businesses develop to the maximum extent. The reality is that growth in this sector makes good commercial sense – and it’s a goal... Read more
Islamic finance gathering steam
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently released a report on global Islamic banking assets ahead of the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF). The event will be organised in Dubai by Dubai Chamber and the WIEF Foundation from 28-30 October 2014. The Report which is based on a study by... Read more
The Deloitte Islamic Finance Knowledge Center (IFKC) in the Middle East and the Islamic Research & Training Institute (IRTI), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, recently held two workshops in Manama, Bahrain, on the topics of risk governance and talent development in Islamic Finance. The first... Read more

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has rebranded several of its equity funds, shifting investment focus from a UAE emphasis to a broader MENA focus

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The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has appointed Gary Dugan as its Global Private Banking Chief Investment Officer & Head of Investment Strategy

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SME Advisor spoke to Abdulla Al Otaiba, Senior Managing Director & Group Head of Retail and Commercial Gulf, NBAD

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All too many SMEs in quest of further funding forget the potential value of releasing the cash tied up in company assets – which can be a powerful strategy for supercharging liquidity and sourcing valuable development capital.

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