Statistics from the National Commercial Bank (NCB) show that approximately 80 percent of the region’s companies can be classified as small-to-medium businesses, based on the number of employees and offices.
However, the sector continues to …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, June 27 - 2007 @ 10:24
According to the Ministry of Foreign Trade, more than 80% of the UAE’s private sector is comprised of SMEs, with around 200,000 companies currently in operation. The UAE Ministry of Economy recently revealed that SMEs …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, September 25 - 2012 @ 12:00
The trend for spending without forethought was vividly detailed in the recently published 2011 National Bonds Saving Index, which found that 87% of residents surveyed did not believe their savings were adequate for the future.
Only …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, November 28 - 2012 @ 11:19
Sponsored by Nexus Insurance Brokers, one of the region’s largest and most esteemed independent companies of its kind, the event will be keenly contested by a hand-picked line-up of international polo stars.
Last year’s Polo Cup …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, January 16 - 2013 @ 12:32
“Mortgage lenders across mature markets in Europe, USA and the Far East often view life insurance payment and mortgage protection cover as one of the primary securities to support mortgage application,” said Nigel Watson, Sales …Read full article » Bahrain: Wednesday, August 20 - 2008 @ 13:30
Although there is a wide range of travel insurance products on the market, general uptake is still regarded as relatively limited.
UAE residents’ lack of enthusiasm was recently emphasised by research from Zurich, which found that …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, July 17 - 2013 @ 13:07
Khanna assumes the role after having served as Deputy CEO since 2010. Outgoing CEO and company founder Mahmoud Nodjoumi will stay on as Chairman, focusing on geographic expansion and providing high-level support.
“I am delighted to …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, July 02 - 2013 @ 11:54
Nexus, the region’s largest financial advisor, has signed an agreement with leading international healthcare brand Royal & SunAlliance, adding a range of health insurance products to their panel.
Products of Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, March 14 - 2007 @ 10:52
Experts recommend that, by investing through a process called ‘dollar-cost-averaging’, people can devote a fixed amount of money each month which will provide long-term growth.
The dollar-cost-averaging approach advocates investing the same amount of money …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Thursday, December 11 - 2008 @ 15:01
According to the Bahrain Insurance Report 2008, life insurance premiums are set to increase by 13% annually, reflecting rising demand and a growing population.
Life insurance is contributing the lion’s share of growth in the …Read full article » Bahrain: Tuesday, June 03 - 2008 @ 16:22